Power Allocation


Power sale tariff for the power plant has been determined as per the Tariff Guidelines notified by Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). Accordingly, tariff for power sale is based on a cost-plus recovery approach and comprises two parts namely, annual capacity (fixed) charges and energy (variable) charges for generation. However such tariff shall be subject to modification in the terms and conditions of tariff by CERC from time to time.

Sale of majority power from the project under long term arrangement to NER beneficiary states is  based on allocation decided by the Ministry of Power. As per the allocation decided by the Ministry of Power, 628MW has been allocated to the North Eastern States. The balance 98MW can be sold on merchant basis by OTPC

Allocation of Power

Power Allocation as per the Ministry of Power Circular order dated November 25, 2008 

State Allocation (MW)
 Assam 240
 Meghalaya 79
 Manipur 42
 Nagaland 27
 Arunachal Pradesh 22
 Mizoram 22
 Tripura 196
 Balance on merchant sales 98
 Total 726