POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED Vs. KARNATAKA POWER TRANSMISSION CORPORATION LTD
LAWS(ET)-2005-12-19
CENTRAL ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION
Decided on December 20,2005

Appellant
VERSUS
Respondents

JUDGEMENT

- (1.) THE petition has been filed for approval for transmission charges for 400 kV D/C Ramagundam-Bhadrawati (Chandrapur) Transmission System (the transmission system) in Southern Region and Western 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 approval for the revised cost estimated of Rs. 516.50 crore for the Central Transmission Project-I, which included the transmission system was accorded by the Central Government in Ministry of Power vide letter dated 16.6.1993. The apportioned approved cost of transmission system was stated to be Rs. 5295.60 lakh, including IDC of Rs. 110.73 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. 4847.00 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. 9/2002 at a gross block of Rs. 5146.15 lakh which included FERV of Rs. 299.15 lakh.
(3.) THE transmission lines included in the transmission system and the date of commercial operation of the respective transmission line is as stated below: ----------------------------------------------------------- Name of the transmission line Date of Actual line commercial length in ckt operation km (for O&M) ----------------------------------------------------------- 400 kV D/C Ramagundam-Bhadrawati transmission line 1.1.1991 355.22 ----------------------------------------------------------- ;


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