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 To bridge the gap between availability and demand of power, PCKL facilitates in establishment of various generation projects through the bidding route. PCKL also co-ordinates the procurement of power from different sources for allocation among ESCOMs and facilitates trading and related activities. On behalf of the ESCOMs, it procures power through Case-I and Case-II Tariff based competitive bidding based on guidelines of the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India.


A.   Procurement of Power on behalf of ESCOM’s through competitive bidding under case-I guidelines of MOP :

  • On Long Term basis for a period of 7 Years and above.

  • On Medium Term basis for a period from 1 to 7 Years.

  • On Short Term basis for a period less than 1 Year.

B.     Procurement of power on behalf of ESCOMs through competitive bidding under case-II guidelines of MOP :

  • Gulbarga – 1320 MW coal based.

  • Ghataprabha - 1320 MW coal based.

  • Belgaum – 700 MW gas based.

  • Gadag - 700 MW gas based.

  • Davanagere - 700 MW gas based.

C.    Procurement of power from Energy Exchanges on behalf of ESCOMs.

D.   Facilitating banking of Power with other utilities in the country.

E.    Power Purchase Agreements of Conventional Power Plants developed by IPPs in the State:

  • Udupi Power Corporation Ltd., : 2X600MW imported coal based.

  • Hassan Thermal Power Plant : 500 MW imported coal based.

F.  Power Purchase Agreements of Ultra Mega Power Projects, Central Generating Stations.

G.   To act as facilitator on the following for Case-II Projects :

  • Land acquisition through revenue department / KIADB, GoK

  • Allocation of water from the Water Resource Department, GoK

  • Pursue with MOP and MOC, GOI for allocation of fuel linkages/coal blocks

  • Arrange for preparation of Environment Impact Assessment, Pre- Feasibility Report and Detailed project reports through consultant / experts

H.   Forecasting energy availability on behalf of ESCOMs.