The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has directed the UT electricity department to submit details of power projects along with its deadline. Recently, the UT had submitted city’s 20 year power infra roadmap before the commission, but no deadline was mentioned for the implementation of specific projects.
Now the JERC has directed the electricity department to mention deadlines for the completion of these proposed projects, which were mentioned in the detailed project report (DPR). The UT power department had submitted that there are five 33 KV sub-stations and thirteen 66 KV substations located in different parts of the city.
As per laid down norms, a sub-station has a life span of 25 years. Around six 66 KV sub-stations have crossed their life span and the number of such sub-stations will continue to grow. Read More