Torrent Power Limited (TPL) is all set to power up Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) as Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has in-principally decided to grant a power distribution licence to the company to supply electricity to the DSIR. Apart from TPL, Adani Group and Tata Power Limited have also evinced interest in providing power to the DSIR — a greenfield industrial city taking shape some 100kms from Ahmedabad.
In its recent oral order on TPL’s application to set up, operate and maintain the electricity distribution system within the special investment region in Dholera, GERC stated, “The applicant (TPL) fulfils the criteria laid down for granting distribution licence in the Dholera SIR area. We, therefore, propose to issue a distribution licence to the applicant for the DSIR area.”
The state regulator has also invited suggestions and objections from the public to its intention to grant licence to TPL. The commission will take a final call after hearing suggestions and objections on May 18. Read More