PUNJAB STATE ELECTRICITY BOARD
PR Circular No. 05/2003
Memo No. 3096/3317/LD/PC-260 Dated 5.6.2003
Subject: Proper implementation of Power Cuts to be imposed by Power Control Centre.
In supersession of PR Circular No. 3/99 dated 12.05.99 and PR Circular No. 21/2002 dated 25.11.2002, the revised instructions on the cited subject depicting the scope of each category shall now be as under:-
“The feeders which are feeding mixed load of domestic, commercial, industrial consumers including Arc/Induction Furnaces and Essential Industries fed through mixed feeders irrespective of the fact whether or not availing peak load exemption on payment of PLEC”.
(a) 11/33/66/132/220KV Separate/Independent Feeders of consumers which have not been declared as continuous process by CE/SO&C and declared continuous process/Essential Industries which are not availing Peak Load Exemption on payment of PLEC.
(b) All Mixed Industrial Feeders having sanctioned Industrial load of 90% or more of the total connected load on the feeder with no Agriculture Connection (AP).
Further, it was desired vide PR Circular No. 21/2002 dated 25.11.2002 to review the status of all the Category-II Industrial Feeders/Predominantly Industrial Feeders and the Feeders not fulfilling the above said scope stand ceased to hold the status the category-II Industrial Feeders w.e.f. Ist, February, 2003. Some of the operation circles have got the eligible feeders declared as Category-II feeders from this office and the remaining concerned Dy.CEs/SEs/Op. are requested to get the needful done by furnishing the following information:
|Sr. No. Name of the Sub-Stn.||Name of the feeder along
Industrial with voltage class
|Name of S/Divn./ Division||Total Connected Load on the||Connected feeder (KW)
of the total
GSC Load of
|Load of any
No. & date by which the feeder is declared as Category-II by this office shall be displayed on the concerned out going breaker at the Grid Sub-Station. Since release of new G.S.C. connections from declared Category-II feeder shall change the percentage of Industrial load so the status of these feeders may be reviewed regularly (at least ending March and September every year) and appropriate action ( for changing to Category-I ) be taken accordingly under intimation to this office. The responsibility for running ineligible feeders (as per the said scope) under Category-II feeders during power cut shall rest with the field organization.
Category-III: ARC/INDUCTION FURNACE CONSUFMERS FED THROUGH SEPARATE / INDEPENDENT FEEDERS.
“Separate/Independent feeders feeding only Arc/Induction furnace consumers”
CATEGORY-IV FEEDERS FEEDING ONLY CONTINUOUS PROCESS / ESSENTIAL INDUSTRIES
“Separate/Independent feeders of those Continuous Process/Essential Industries which have been declared as Continuous Process/Essential Industry and are availing exemption during Peak Load Hours Restrictions with the permission of this office and are paying Peak Load Exemption Charges (PLEC).
CATEGORY-V 24 HOURS URBAN PATTERN SUPPLY 3-PHASE 3-WIRE FEEDERS
This category shall cover all the 11KV 3-Phase 3-Wire feeders erected to give 24 Hours supply on Urban pattern to villages.
CATEGORY-VI 24 HOURS URBAN PATTERN SUPPLY 3-PHASE 4-WIRE FEEDERS
This category shall cover all the 11KV 3-Phase 4-Wire feeders erected to give 24 Hours supply on Urban pattern to villages.
NOTE: It is to be noted that such consumers who have obtained Peak Load Exemption under P.R.Circular No. 2/98 & are being fed through Separate/Independent feeders shall be subjected to Power Cut as per their Category, as & when announced by Power Controller.
Keeping in view the System conditions, the Power Controller, Patiala shall give the message(s) of Power Cut category-wise as & when required.
The above instructions shall come into force with immediate effect.
for Chief Engineer/SO&C,