MERC has issued tariff order for small hydro power projects along with mini and micro Hydro Power Projects which are scheduled to be commissioned during FY 2013-14. This tariff is valid for a tariff period of 13 years from the Commercial Operation Date (COD) as tabulated below.

  Tariff Period (in years) from the date of commissiong Levelised Tariff for FY 2013-14 as Rs. kWh Benefits of Accelerated Depreciation (if availed)
(Rs / kWh)
Net Levelised Tariff (upon adjusting for accelerated depreciation benefit (if availed)
Mini and Micro Mini
500 KW and below 35 5.91 0.59 5.32
Above 500 KW and upto and including 1 MW 35 5.41 0.59 4.82
Other Small Hydro Power Projects
Above 1 MW and upto and including 5 MW 35 4.92 0.58 4.34
Above 5 MW to 25 MW 13 4.21 0.53 3.68

Relevant Tariff Order is provided herewith

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State Hydel Policy for Development of Small Hydro Power Projects Through Private Sector Participation  September Р2005

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