Web Exclusive | January 2013
'Regulations soon for proper power transmission'
With an objective to ease pressure on central transmission utility Power Grid Corporation, the Union government is working on regulations to enable power generation companies provide transmission link, Union Power Secretary P Uma Shankar has said.
The government need to look at regulation to see that transmission is done properly. The power generating stations need to ask for medium and long term open access, that is why transmission planning is required, he added.
At present, Power Grid Corporation caters to the transmission needs of the entire country. He said transmission has to be directional, connecting the grid is not enough.