Transmission Corporation of Telangana

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Telangana Power Transmission Corporation Limited (TS TRANSCO)
Government-owned Corporation-PSU
Industry Electricity transmission
Founded 2 June 2014 (2014-06-02)
Headquarters Flag of India.svg Khairtabad, Hyderabad, India
Area served
Telangana
Key people
Sri D Prabhakar Rao, Chairman and Managing Director (FAC)[1]
Products transmission , distribution and energy trading
Owner Government of Telangana
Parent Government of Telangana
Website http://transco.telangana.gov.in/

TSTRANSCO is the Electricity Transmission company of the Government of Telangana state in India. It has ceased to do power trading and has retained with powers of controlling system operations of Power Transmission.

Telangana Power Generation Corporation Limited has been incorporated under companies Act, 2013, on 19 May 2014 and commenced its operations from 2 June 2014[2]

History[edit]

The erstwhile Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board which came into existence in 1959 was responsible for Generation,Transmission and Distribution of Electricity.Under Electricity Sector Reforms agenda,Government of Andhra Pradesh promulgated Andhra Pradesh Electricity Reforms Act,1998.The erstwhile APSEB was unbundled into one Generating Company (APGENCO),One Transmission Company(APTRANSCO) and Four Distribution Companies (APDISCOMs) as part of the reform process.

APTRANSCO came into existence on 1.02.1999.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 ceased to do power trading and has retained powers of controlling system operations of Power Transmission

As per AP Reorganization Act 2014, APTRANSCO was divided into TSTRANSCO and APTRANSCO. Accordingly TSTRANSCO was established as a Company w.e.f 2-6-2014 for the State of Telangana.[3]

See also[edit]

Telangana Power Generation Corporation

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ahmad Nadeem to be new TRANSCO CMD
  2. ^ "Telangana Transco to come into being on June 2"
  3. ^ "TG Genco, Transco Created, to be Functional from June 2". Indian Express. 30 May 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2014.