Energy Ministry has made power accounting of distribution corporations necessary, with a purpose to minimize down electrical energy losses and the rules concerning this have been issued by the Bureau of Vitality Effectivity (BEE).
In a press release the Energy Ministry mentioned that the measure has been introduced as a part of the federal government’s energy reforms and power accounting might be performed on a quarterly foundation by distribution corporations.
The ministry has mentioned that power accounting should be performed by way of an authorized power supervisor inside 60 days. Aside from this, there may even be an annual power audit by an unbiased accredited power auditor and each these experiences might be put out in public area.
These experiences will give particulars of power consumption by totally different classes of customers in addition to the transmission and distribution losses in several areas.
It can determine areas of excessive losses and theft and guarantee corrective actions.
Officers might be held chargeable for losses and theft of energy from their areas and the train may even assist distribution corporations in decreasing their losses, the assertion issued by Energy Ministry mentioned.
These rules have been issued below the ambit of the Vitality Conservation Act, 2001, with an general goal to cut back distribution sector inefficiency and losses, thus making distribution corporations financially viable.