Hyderabad: Power sharing row between Telangana and AP over Krishnapatnam thermal power got a fresh lease of life after the Central Electricity Authority gave its stamp of approval for the commercial operation of 800-MW .And a letter from government has reached to AP Transco and they are demanding a share of 53.89% of power.
Jagadish Reddy the Telangana minister for power said, “We wrote to the AP Transco, AP government, Union power ministry and LMRC, Bangalore several times.AP has to supply us our share.Moreover, CM Naidu, during his recent tour of Warangal assured us that he would do the needful in this regard. He must live up to his word”.
The senior official of the Energy Department pointed out and said, “Ours is a new state and we are in the process of building the state and opening new fronts. We need power to attract investors. We had made it clear in the past, Krishnapatnam is not art of the older PPAs and it has no validity”.