TDP Chief flays YSRCP govt over PPAs

Vastavam web: TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday criticised the YSRCP government over power purchase agreements. He recalled that Union Energy Minister had already written a letter to the State government advising against cancellation of PPAs. The High Court also had pronounced its judgment. Addressing a media conference at the TDP State office in Guntur city on Friday, he recalled that after 2014, the State had surplus power and supplied quality power to consumers. He recalled that while AP government had purchased power at Rs 4.84 a unit, Rajasthan government purchased power at Rs 5.76 a unit. He said due to change of technology, wind power cost had reduced.

He said cell phone handset which were sold at Rs. 20,000 earlier, are now being sold at Rs. 13,000 to Rs.15000 due to change of technology. He said similarly wind power cost came down. Solar power which was sold at Rs 16-a unit is now available at Rs 4.