Event Details


Workshop on Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2014


Registration 9:00am - 9:30am
Inaugural Session:
9:30 – 11:00
Overview on Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2014
Mr. Harry Dhaul, DG, IPPAI; Dr. Pramod Deo, Fmr. Chairman, CERC; Mr. VPS Badnore, Member, Standing Committee on Energy; Mr. Amit Kapur, Partner, J. Sagar & Associates; Mr. Sanjay Sen, Sr. Advocate, Supreme Court of India; Mr. Rishi Agarwala, Partner, Agarwal Law Associates;
Session I:
11:00 – 12:30
Issues & Challenges in the implementation of separation of Carriage & Content
-­- Role of new entities after reorganization of the Discoms:
Mr. Amit Kapur, Partner, J. Sagar & Associates; Dr. Harish Ahuja, President, Strategy & Corporate Affairs; Hindustan Powerprojects Pvt. Ltd.; Ms. Mohua Mukherjee, Energy Specialist; Mr. Shailendra Dubey, Chairman, AIPEF; Mr. Ravinder, Fmr. Chairperson, Central Electricity Authority; Mr. Gopal Saxena, Director, BSES;
Session II:
12:30 – 13:30
Open access – How real is Open Access in the Indian context?
 Future of 1MW & above consumers post amendments -­- Opportunities & issues
Mr. Harry Dhaul, DG, IPPAI; Mr. Gopal Saxena, Director, BSES; Mr. Ajay Shankar, Member Secretary; National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council;
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch
Session III:
14:30 – 15:30
Independence & Role of State in the ambit of amended act /
Role of State Regulator – Post Amendment as NTP Mandatory according to the bill; Selection process for regulatory commissions; Fate of Regulatory assets Mr. Amit Kapur, Partner, J. Sagar & Associates; Mr. HL Bajaj, Former Member, APTEL; Mr. RN Prasher, Fmr. Chairman, HERC; Mr. VS Verma, Fmr. Member, CERC; Mr. VK Garg, Fmr. Chairman, JERC (Goa & UTs); Mr. Ravinder, Fmr. Chairman, Central Electricity Authority;
Session IV:
15:30 – 16:00
Impact on consumers and will they benefit or not?
 Mr. Ravinder, Fmr. Chairman, Central Electricity Authority; Mr. Rajiv Agrawal, Secretary, Indian Captive Power Producers Association; Dr Ashwini K Swain Fellow, CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition
Session V:
16:00 – 17:00
Promotion of Renewable Energy – discussion on various amendments (RGO, RPO)
Mr. V. Subramanian, Fmr. Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy; Dr. Harish Ahuja, Chairman, Renewable Energy Committees, PHD Chambers; Mr. Rakesh Shah, Director, Regulatory Affairs, SunEdison;


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Faridabad Industries Association
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Council of Power Utilities
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PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry
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