Transmission of Electricity in Industry
The transmission of electricity is handled through Central and State Transmission utilities (CTU and STU), that have 51% Government equity. CTU and STUs will only be carriers and not engage in trading.
1. Coordinate, plan and develop transmission networks;
2. Provide non-discriminatory open access to Generation companies (Gencos), licensees and consumers on payment of cross-subsidy surcharge and wheeling;
3. Engage in right of way for convergence technologies for optimal utilization of assets, along with prior permission of Regulatory Commissions.