Event Details


Workshop on Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2014


Registration 9:00am – 9:30am

Inaugural Session:
9:30 – 10:00
Inaugural Address:
Overview on Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2014
Mr. Harry Dhaul, Director General, IPPAI
Mr. DK Shivakumar, Hon’ble Minister, Govt. of Karnataka
Mr. SS Naganand, Sr. Partner, Just Law
Prof. SL Rao, Fmr. Chairman, CERC
Mr. Sakya Choudhuri, Partner, HSA Advocates

Session 1:
10:00 – 11:00
Issues & Challenges in the implementation of separation of Carriage & Content - Role of new entities after reorganization of the Discoms
Mr. Sateesh H, Executive Engineer, GESCOM

Session 2:
11:00 – 12:00
Open access – How real is Open Access in the Indian context?
Future of 1MW & above consumers post amendments – Opportunities & issues
Mr. Shridhar Prabhu, Partner, Link Legal
Mr. Anuj Sharma, MD, Praxair India Pvt. Ltd.

Session 3:
12:00 – 13:00
Opportunities & Challenges for Generators, traders and supply licensees
Mr. NC Agasibagil, GM – CoGen, Davangere Sugars Ltd

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

Session 4:
14:00 – 15:00
Independence & Role of State in consequent to the amendments proposed in the EA, particularly in the context of making the NTP mandatory which may dilute the authority of policy making and regulators in the state; Selection process for regulatory commissions;
Fate of Regulatory assets
Prof. SL Rao, Fmr. Chairman, CERC
Mr. Ismail Ali Khan, Chairman, TSERC
Mr. M.G. Prabhakar, Advisor, ISBR Research Centre, Centre for Sustainable Development Studies
Mr. M. Muralidharan, Managing Partner, Murali & Co

Session 5:
15:00 – 16:00
Impact on consumers and will they benefit or not?
Mr. Ramesha S, DGM (FCM), Bosch Limited
Mr. Devesh Singh, Regional Head, IEX
Mr. Gaurav Shukla, CUTS

Session 6:
16:00 – 17:00
Promotion of Renewable Energy – discussion on various amendments (RGO, RPO)
Dr. Rishi Thussu, Director – Karnataka Operations, SunEdison
Mr. Parag Sharma, COO, ReNew Power
Dr. Anoop Singh Associate Professor


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