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An uneasy share of power

Power sector

Statehood would have spelt a disaster for Telangana had it not been insulated from its low electricity generation capacity. The existing power purchase agreements among Andhra Pradesh's four distribution companies with government-owned and private power projects were kept intact to keep power flowing to Telangana. The Southern Region Load Despatch Centre in Bangalore will monitor the supply. Andhra Pradesh's central and northern distribution companies will cater to the needs of the 10 districts of Telangana while the eastern and southern distribution companies will handle power ...