"To facilitate intra and inter state transfer of power with Responsibility, Security and Economy on sound commercial principles"
The State Load Dispatch Center is the apex body to ensure integrated operation of the power system in Kerala. It is the strategic functional unit of State Electricity Board,for discharging various functions specified under Section 32 of Indian Electricity Act 2003.
The State Load Dispatch Centre shall -
Be responsible for optimum scheduling and dispatch of electricity within a State, in accordance with the contracts entered into with the licensees or the generating companies operating in that State;
Monitor grid operations
Keep accounts of the quantity of electricity transmitted through the State grid
Exercise supervision and control over the intra-state transmission system
Be responsible for carrying out real time operations for grid control and dispatch of electricity within the State through secure and economic operation of the State grid in accordance with the Grid Standards and the State Grid Code.