In the State, the transmission of electrical power is looked after by the Karnataka Power Transmission Company Limited [KPTCL]. Since 1st May 2002, five independent power distribution companies are in existence in Bengaluru- Bengaluru ELECTRICITY SUPPLY COMPANY [BESCOM]. Hubli- HUBLI ELECTRICITY SUPPLY COMPANY [HESCOM], Gulbarga - GULBARGA ELECTRICITY SUPPLY COMPANY [GESCOM], Mangalore - MANGALORE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY COMPANY [MESCOM], Mysore - CHAMUNDESHWARI ELECTRICITY SUPPLY CORPORATION [CESCOM] distributing power to consumers.

The investors are required to apply to the jurisdictional executive engineers of these companies. Power supply will be of three types - Low Tension [LT], High Tension [HT] and Extra High Tension [EHT]. The safety aspects of power connection in case HT and EHT are taken care of by the Electrical Inspectorate. The safety regulations in the Electrical installation are required to be cleared by the Department of Electrical Inspectorate before execution of the electrical installations. Installation like HT & LT lines and cables, transformers, generators, lifts, Multi-storied Buildings, etc., requires the statutory clearances in the drawing before execution of the same by the Licensed Electrical Contractors Licensed from the State of Karnataka.

Investors are also permitted to have their own captive power generation arrangement of any fuel source like Bio-mass, Cogeneration, Windmill, Diesel etc.

ಸೂಕ್ಷ್ಮ, ಸಣ್ಣ ಮತ್ತು ಮಧ್ಯಮ ಕೈಗಾರಿಕೆಗಳ ನಿರ್ದೇಶನಾಲಯ
ನಂ.49, 1ನೇ ಮಹಡಿ, ಸೌತ್ ಬ್ಲಾಕ್,
ಖನಿಜ ಭವನ, ರೇಸ್ ಕೋರ್ಸ ರಸ್ತೆ,
ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು - 560  001

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