Karnataka is buying power at a provisional tariff of INR 3.23 per unit and the duration of PPA is for 35 years.
By this, the State will get about 75 to 200 million units of power via Raichur annually depending on rainfall." The Jurala project was conceived in 1978 by the then chief ministers of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh to be constructed on Krishna basin.
According to the Managing Director of Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL), the power cost of INR 140 crores is shared equally by ESCOMs of Karnataka and DISCOMs of Andhra Pradesh.
The state has paid its share of power block cost or INR 70 crores to APGENCO recently.
Separate transmission and generation companies incorporated for Telangana will also remain with residual Andhra.
Though 61 per cent of the undivided state's 13,100 Mw capacity is located in the residual Andhra, Telangana was assured 51.18 per cent of the total availability in the , .
The undivided state's total availability of power is about 16,717 Mw, taking into account the 3,501 Mw produced by central generating stations, and the highest demand of 13,162 Mw was recorded on March 23, 2014.
Separate Government orders have been issued by SKJoshi, Special Chief Secretary to Andhra Pradesh Government, which have come out with details about the division of assets under the Transco and Genco and its assets and even allocation of staff working in the corporation.The Electricity Supply Companies (ESCOMs) of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO) have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for sharing 230 MW power generated from Priyadarshini Jurala Hydro Power Project.The project was commissioned in April 2011 at a cost of INR 720 crores (INR 3 crores per MW).The multipurpose project has been envisaged for both irrigation and power generation.The generation project is of 6 x 39.1 MW capacity constructed as run-of-the-river project across River Krishna near Revulapally village in Mehaboob Nagar district of Andhra Pradesh.
They said the energy would be used to power all street lights, bore wells and even submersible water pumps within the cantonment area.