Q. With reference to National Open Access Registry (NOAR), consider the following statements:
1.It is an integrated single window electronic platform for electronic processing of short-term open access applications in inter-state transmission system.
2.Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has been designated as the nodal agency for implementation and operation of NOAR.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] .2 only

[C] .Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:
  • Statement 1 is correct: National Open Access Registry (NOAR) has successfully gone live from 1st May 2022. NOAR has been designed as an integrated single window electronic platform accessible to all stakeholders including open access participants, traders, power exchanges, national/regional/state load despatch centres for electronic processing of short-term open access application thereby automating the administration of the short-term open access in inter-state transmission system.
  • Statement 2 is incorrect: National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC) operated by Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) has been designated as the nodal agency for implementation and operation of NOAR

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