Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission
The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission was constituted on 12th November, 1998 under provisions of Electricity Regulatory Commissions Act, 1998. The Commission has come under the purview of the Electricity Act, 2003, as the Electricity Regulatory Commissions Act, 1998 has since been repealed. GERC has the mandate to regulate the Electricity Sector in the state of Gujarat in a transparent, effective and efficient manner so as to safeguard the interests of consumers. The Commission has introduced a system of regular interactions with the stakeholders in the Electricity Sector through meetings of the State Advisory Committee, the Co-ordination Forum of all the power utilities in the State, and the Consumer Grievance Redressal Forums, to address the issues relating to consumers as well as the electricity supply industry. GERC has been taking effective steps in promoting renewable sources of energy.