POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED Vs. KARNATAKA POWER TRANSMISSION CORPORATION LTD
LAWS(ET)-2005-12-18
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 Central Transmission Project-I (the transmission system) in Southern 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 letter dated 16.6.1993 at a total cost of Rs. 27033.00 lakh. The tariff for the period up to 31.3.2001 was approved by the Central Government under notification dated 20.7.1998 which was revised by notification dated 1.12.1998 at a cost of Rs. 26435.00 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 30.6.2003 in Petition No. 7/2002 at a gross block of Rs. 28065.86 lakh including additional capitalization from 1997 to 2001 on account of FERV of Rs. 1630.86 lakh over the gross block of Rs. 26435.00 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 S/C Vijaywada-Gazuwaka transmission line 9.8.1991 316.90 (ii) 400 kV S/C Nagarjunasagar-Gooty transmission line 21.4.1991 308.44 (iii)400 kV S/C Gooty-Bangalore transmission line 10.7.1991 301.67 (iv) 400 kV S/C Ramagundam-Khammam transmission line 1.4.1992 188.52 (v) 400 kV S/C Khammam-Vijaywada transmission line 1.4.1992 114.78 -------------------------------------------------------------------- Total 1230.31 -------------------------------------------------------------------- ;


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