Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh

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Andhra Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Limited (AP TRANSCO)
Government-owned Corporation-PSU
Industry Electricity transmission
Predecessor Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board (APSEB)
Founded 1 February 1999 (1999-02-01)
Headquarters Flag of India.svg Khairtabad, Hyderabad, India
Area served
Andhra Pradesh
Key people
K.Vijayanand IAS (FAC) , Chairman & Managing Director
Products transmission , distribution and energy trading
Owner Government of Andhra Pradesh
Parent Government of Andhra Pradesh
Slogan Powering Andhra Pradesh [1]
Website http://www.aptransco.gov.in/transco; http://www.apsldc.gov.in/; http://apto.ap.gov.in; http://appower.ap.gov.in;

APTRANSCO is the Electricity Transmission company of the Government of Andhra Pradesh state in India.[2] It has ceased to do power trading and has retained with powers of controlling system operations of Power Transmission

History[edit]

Government of Andhra Pradesh enacted the AP Electricity REFORMS ACT in 1998.As a sequel the APSEB was unbundled into Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited (APGENCO) & Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APTRANSCO) on 01.02.99. APTRANSCO was further unbundled w.e.f. 01.04.2000 into "Transmission Corporation" and four "Distribution Companies" (DISCOMS).[3]

Current Role[edit]

From Feb 1999 to June 2005 APTransco remained as Single buyer in the state -purchasing power from various Generators and selling it to DISCOMs in accordance with the terms and conditions of the individual PPAs at Bulk Supply Tariff (BST) rates. Subsequently, in accordance with the Third Transfer Scheme notified by GoAP, APTransco has ceased to do power trading and has retained with powers of controlling system operations of Power Transmission[3]

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