Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited


Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited

The Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited, also known as KPTCL is the sole electricity transmission and distribution company in state of Karnataka [http://www.kptcl.com/kptclhistory.htm History KPTCL] . Its origin was in Karnataka Electricity Board. This electricity transmission and distribution entity was corporatised to provide efficient and reliable electric power supply to the people of Karnatak state.

Zones and Circles

*Bangalore Electricity Supply Company.
*Mangalore Electricity Supply Company ( Mescom ).
*Hubli Electricity Supply Company
*Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company
*Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Company

*The Zones and Circles are also known as ESCOMS

Each of these divisions look after distribution of electricity in a particular region of Karnataka. Whereas KPTCL looks after transmission. [http://www.kptcl.com/zones/kptclzones.php Zones and Circles KPTCL]

KPTCL buys power from power generating companies like Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) and other IPPs (Independent Power Producers) like GMR, Jindal, etc., and sell them to their respectice ESCOMS.

References

ee also

*Karnataka Power Corporation Limited
*Mescom

External links

* [http://www.kptcl.com Official Web site]
* [http://www.kerc.org Electricity Regulator]


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