Electricity generation grows 4.7 per cent in 2016-17


Electricity generation grows 4.7 per cent in 2016-17

The electricity generation from thermal, hydro, nuclear and import from Bhutan grew by 4.7 per cent to 1,159.83 billion units (BU) in 2016-17 as compared to 1,107.82 BU generated in the previous year, according to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA).

The electricity generation target for 2016-17 was fixed as 1,178 BU, a growth of around 6.38 per cent over actual generation of 2015-16, said a Power Department statement.
According to the CEA report, during the last fiscal, thermal power generation grew by 5.34 per cent to 994.21 BU while hydro power generation was at 122.31 BU, up by 0.77 per cent. Read more

Credits: financialexpress.com

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