POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED Vs. RAJASTHAN RAJYA VIDYUT PRASARAN NIGAM LTD
LAWS(ET)-2005-12-6
CENTRAL ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION
Decided on December 12,2005

Appellant
VERSUS
Respondents

JUDGEMENT

- (1.) THE petition has been filed for approval for transmission charges for Transmission System 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 has 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 tariff for the period up to 31.3.2001 was approved by the Central Government under its notification dated 16.11.1998 which was revised by notification dated 14.5.1999. The annual transmission charges for the period from 1.4.2001 to 31.3.2004 were decided by the Commission in its order dated 31.7.2003 in Petition No. 8/2002 by considering the gross block of Rs. 11454.80 lakh, including FERV of Rs. 1291.94 lakh as on 1.4.2001. The transmission lines included in the transmission system and the date of commercial operation of the respective transmission line are as stated below: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- S. No. Name of the transmission line Date of Actual line length commercial in ckt.km (for operation 0&M) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (i) 220 kV Auraiya-Sikandara D/C 1.4.1989 364.36 transmission line ckt-I 1.7.1989 ckt-II (ii) 400 kV Auraiya-Agra D/C 7.3.1990 331.68 transmission line ckt-I 19.12.1990 ckt-II (iii) 400 kV Agra-Ballabhgarh S/C transmission line 12.12.1991 181.14 Total 877.16 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(3.) THE petitioner has claimed the transmission charges as under: (Rs.in lakh) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Depreciation 219.11 219.11 219.11 219.11 219.11 Interest on Loan 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Return on Equity 626.76 626.76 626.76 626.76 626.76 Advance against Depreciation 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Interest on Working Capital 46.90 48.63 50.48 52.40 54.47 O & M Expenses 367.84 382.51 398.30 413.43 430.72 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Total 1260.60 1277.01 1294.65 1311.72 1331.06 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ;


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