Delhi to spend Rs 4,600 crore on power transmission through 2022 - EntornoInteligente

Entornointeligente.com / New Delhi: With an aim to improve the reliability of power supply in the national capital, NCT of Delhi is planning to spend Rs 4,600 crore on power transmission projects for the period till 2022, according to the Economic Survey of Delhi 2017-18. Various new and augmentation transmission network projects of 400 kilo-volt (KV) and 220 KV with an approximate cost of Rs 4,600 crore for adding 7,680 mega volt-amp (MVA) transformation capacity at 220 KV level and 6,815 MVA including 4,000 MVA of inter-state transmission system (ISTS) substations at 400 KV level in the network are envisaged in business plan for the period up to 2022, the Economic Survey noted. For improving the power conditions in Delhi, all three companies including BSES Yamuna Power Limited, BSES Rajdhani Power Limited, and Tata Power Delhi Distribution are augmenting infrastructure such as power transformers, EHV cables, installation, 11 KV feeders, and shunt capacitors, etc. According to the Survey, the total capital investment made by these three distribution companies since financial year 2010-11 was Rs 5,784.51 crore till 2017. However, the capital investment for the financial year 2016-17 was 15 per cent high at Rs 1,073.13 crore as compared to Rs 928.17 crore of 2015-16. Execution 74 megawatt (MW) of solar capacity in Delhi is in progress in various government departments, domestic and social sector. Solar installations are also being promoted in housing societies. The total installed capacity of renewable energy in the national capital is 129.34 MW till 31 January 2018, including solar generation of 77.34 MW and waste-to-energy (WTE) of 52 MW comprising WTE plants at Timarpur-Okhla (16 MW), Ghazipur (12 MW), and Narela-Bawana (24 MW).
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