Torrent Power has been selected as the Distribution Franchise in Agra through a competitive bidding process undertaken by UP Power Corporation Limited. From 0000 hours at 1st April 10, Torrent Power has started distribution operations in Agra.
Agra urban area comprises of 188 sq. kms with a population of about 23 Lacs. Agra city has high concentration of Leather Goods, Handicrafts, Zari Zardozi, Stone carving & inlay work. Tourism also contributes to a large extent in the economy of Agra. The estimated demand in the area is about 420 MVA with annual power consumption of about 1900 MUs.
The company would undertake all activities relating to distribution of power in the franchise area as franchise of DVVNL/UPPCL. The company would be supplied bulk power at the rates quoted by it and would collect the revenue from the consumers of Agra at tariff determined by Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission.