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Balancing the power flow

Reliance Energy Trading Limited

Energy Trading is one of the most crucial activities in ensuring reliablity in electricity supply. It acts as a balancing mechanism between the surplus power generating units and deficit power needing entities as also replacement of high cost power by low cost power. The responsibility of playing the role of a bridge between these two bounds has been taken up by Reliance Energy Trading Limited, a subsidiary company of Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. The company has been operating in power trading in India since June, 2005. It is trading the surplus power available from state power utilities, state generating companies, independent power producers, captive power plants and other such sources, including the power exchanges.

Legal Foundation

Ignited by the flames of liberalization, privatization and globalization, power trading has become a multi-billion dollar business throughout the world. Power Trading in India will lead to optimization of cost of power, optimum utilisation of resources and creating enhanced value for customers. Keeping the very fact into consideration. The Government of India recognised trading as an activity through the Electricity Act, 2003.


Taking the opportunity created by the Electricity Act, RInfra in July 2003 had formed a new Company in the name of "Reliance Energy Trading Private Limited", for the purpose of trading of electricity. The Company was reconstituted from Private Limited Company to Public Limited Company with effect from July 6, 2004 and renamed as "Reliance Energy Trading Limited."

Trading Licence

As per the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission's regulations, Reliance Energy Trading Limited holds category-I (highest category) trading licence issued by the Hon'ble Commission, valid for 25 Years i.e. June 29, 2029. The Company has freedom to trade any volume of power.

For further details please log on to www.relianceenergytrading.com