Even in case of transmission system the actual progress made by Reliance on Talcher II and North Kanakura is nil in last three years and Power grid has petitioned to CERC that transmission license of reliance be cancelled and work handed over to it.
AIPEF has demanded registering of FIR against Reliance Power for its proven fraud in the construction of cooling tower at Raghunathpur thermal project of DVC .it may be mentioned that Reliance had used lesser quantity of steel in a fraudulent manner in the construction of cooling tower of 600 MW unit 1
was held up since Oct 2010 and this unit would be delayed by over 3 years with a daily revenue loss of Rs 1.5 crore per day to DVC.
In another resolution AIPEF regretted that State power generating units were being shut down to enable private sector projects to run at full capacity and earn maximum profits at the cost of State Discoms. In Gujarat it was found that 35% of State capacity was shut down whole private plants of 87 % capacity were running.
Similarly at Haryana while power from Adani project was being liberally purchased, daily up to 8 thermal units of state plants at Panipat, Yamunanagar and Hisar were being shut down on low demand. In case of Punjab situation is slightly better as PSPCL is only backing down its thermal units at Ropar and Lehra Mohabatt.
AIPEF noted that the recent proposal of ESSAR for distribution license in Gurgaon would lead to high tariff of over Rs 8 per unit while ESSAR will be charging over Rs 5 per unit of power from its own.
stations. AIPEF called upon HERC to reject the application also because there was no competitive bidding and resulting in high tariffs claimed.
AIPEF regretted that Government was trying to impose privatization through back door by putting a pre condition for privatization in the Financial Restructuring Plan introduced recently. While State Discoms.
were in financial distress the financial relief should be given without pre condition of privatization of distribution system.