The power sector consists of complex contracts to ensure generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and such contracts involve interests of multiple private, governmental and quasi-governmental entities. Disputes arising from such contracts which demand speedy and efficient remedies. The Electricity Act, 2003 under Section 158 provides that disputes may be referred to arbitration by theContinue reading “ARBITRATION VS. ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION: A TUG OF WAR”

Who is who under the Electricity Act, 2003

The Electricity Act is the statute which governs generation, transmission, distribution, trading and use of electricity in India. It constitutes various authorities for dispute resolution and for regulation. Also, the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 proposes to constitute a Electricity Contract Enforcement Authority (ECEA). In this context, it is important to understand who are the differentContinue reading “Who is who under the Electricity Act, 2003”

Grenada Private Power Limited vs. GRENADA

I recently authored the case summary of Grenada Private Power Limited and WRB Enterprises, INC v. Grenada (ICSID Case No. ARB/17/13) in TDM IACL. The Award examines an issue of occurrence of ‘Repurchase events’ and is definitely, an interesting read. A brief summary is here below: In 1994, Government of Grenada privatised GRENLEC and soldContinue reading “Grenada Private Power Limited vs. GRENADA”