Tuesday, 23rd Oct, 2018


Shri R.N Sen,
Hon'ble Chairperson

From The Desk of Chairperson

Welcome to WBERC

West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission is a statutory body set up under the provisions of the Electricity Regulatory Commission Act, 1998 (14 of 1998). The present Commission functioning under the provisions of the Electricity Act, 2003 is the same Commission constituted under the Electricity Regulatory Commission Act, 1998 with powers and functions clearly defined in the statute. It is composed of three Members including the Chairperson. Shri R. N. Sen is at present the Chairperson of the Commission.

Power Scenario of
West Bengal at a Glance

Installed Capacity in MW (as on 01.03.2018)

  • Thermal

    • WBPDCL : 4865
    • CESC : 1125
    • HEL : 600
    • DPL : 660
    • IPCL : 12
    • IPC(H)L : 300
  • Hydel

    • WBSEDCL Conventional Hydro : 176.548
    • WBSEDCL PPSP : 900
  • Sharing from Central Sector

    • NTPC : 777
    • DVC : 1050
    • NHPC : 292