POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED Vs. BIHAR STATE ELECTRICITY BOARD
LAWS(ET)-2005-12-16
CENTRAL ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION
Decided on December 14,2005

Appellant
VERSUS
Respondents

JUDGEMENT

- (1.) THE petition has been filed for approval for transmission charges for the 400 kV Kahalgaon Transmission System (the transmission system) in Eastern Region for the period from 1.4.2004 to 31.3.2009, based on the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions of Tariff) Regulations, 2004, (hereinafter referred to as "the 2004 regulations"). THE petitioner had also prayed that it be permitted to continue the billing of transmission charges on the same basis as charged on 31.3.2004, pending determination of tariff in the present petition. No other specific relief is prayed for.
(2.) The revised cost estimates for the transmission system were approved by the Central Government in Ministry of Power under letters dated 1.6.1992 and 7.9.1992 at a total cost of Rs. 22375.00 lakh. The tariff for the period up to 31.3.2001 was approved by the Central Government under notification dated 4.12.1998 which was revised by notification dated 11.5.1999 at a cost of Rs. 19447.00 lakh. The annual transmission charges for the period from 1.4.2001 to 31.3.2004 were decided by the Commission in its order dated 17.2.2004 in Petition No. 25/2002 at a gross block of Rs. 19610.11 lakh including additional capitalization from 1997 to 2001 on account of FERV of Rs. 163.11 lakh over the gross block of Rs. 19447.00 lakh earlier considered by Ministry of Power.
(3.) THE transmission lines included in the transmission system, and the date of commercial operation of the respective transmission lines is as stated below: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ S. No. Name of the transmission line Date of Actual line commercial length in ckt operation km (for O & M) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ (i) 400 kV D/C Maithon-Jamshedpur transmission line ckt I 1.6.1994 153 (ii) 400 kV S/C Jamshedpur-Rourkela transmission line 1.1.1994 174 (iii)400 kV D/C Maithon-Jamshedpur transmission line ckt II 1.1.1994 153 (iv) 400 kV D/C Kahalgaon-Maithon transmission line ckt I 1.10.1994 172 (v) 400 kV D/C Kahalgaon-Maithon transmission line ckt II 1.3.1993 172 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Total 824 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ;


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