Six substations may go live in March, feed new sectors

Six substations may go live in March, feed new sectors

Power transmission company Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (HVPNL) is planning to make operational all six of the newly installed high-capacity substations between March and April next year.

Together, all the five 220/66 kV substations will add up to 1,200 MVA of power capacity to the city, serving mainly the new sectors from 58-115, that make up the five jurisdiction zones of HVPNL in these areas. The new sectors now run almost entirely on diesel gensets.

The six substations are part of the proposed 36 more that will cater to the rising power demand in new sectors for the next two to three decades. Officials, however, said that the current demand in these sectors is only 150 MVA against the 757 MVA of sanctioned strength available already.

“We already have a power surplus in the new sectors,” said Anil Yadav, superintending engineer (SE), HVPNL. “We are building these substations so that they draw electricity from their own power infrastructure Read More

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