Cross Border Trade of Electricity (CBTE)

In order to facilitate and promote cross border trade of electricity with greater transparency, consistency and predictability in regulatory approaches across jurisdictions and minimise perception of regulatory risks; Ministry of Power, Govt. of India has issued the guidelines on Cross Border Trade of Electricity on 5th December, 2016.

Ministry of Power, vide office Memorandum No.14/1/2016‐Trans dated 14th December, 2016, had notified Member (Power System), CEA as the ‘Designated Authority’ for carrying out the functions prescribed under the Guidelines.

Ministry of Power, vide office Memorandum No.14/1 /2017‐Trans dated 25th April, 2017 had notified the Member (Power System), CEA as ‘Competent Authority’ for the purpose of discharging functions as specified in Clause 8.2 of the CBTE.


Designated AuthorityCompetent Authority
Draft Conduct of Business Rules - Comments invited from all stakeholders of power sector & general public by 31st December 2017.Conduct of Business Rules
Date for submission of comments on draft CBR of Designated Authority for Cross Border Trade of Electricity has been extended till 15.01.2018Nodal Officer