Power transmission to be strengthened in Sonepat

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Chandigarh, Dec 27 (UNI) In order to further strengthen the transmission and distribution network in district Sonepat, the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam and Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam have jointly initiated various developmental works under which one 400 KV sub-station has been planned to be set up during 11th five year plan at Mohana.

The existing 33 KVsub-station Bega would be upgraded to 132 KV level and new 33 KV sub-stations will be set up at Sisana, Bhogipur and Bichpari with initial installed capacity of 8 MVA power transformers.

Giving details, an official spokesman said here today that Power Utilities had observed around 14 per cent load growth in Sonepat district due to rapid urbanization and industrialization and being a part of National Capital Region.

In view of future load, another 400 KV substation is likely to be set up in the district by the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited and the HSIIDC also plans to construct a 220 KV substation at HSIIDC Rai and 132 KV sub-station at Kundli to meet the demand in industrial sector.

The UHBVN has approved further augmentation of 33 Kv substation Bahalgarh, Khanpur Kalan, Sugar Mill Sonepat and Farmana during the current year. The proposal to instal additional 25 MVA transformer at 132 KV substation Murthal and 16 MVA transformer at 220 KV substation Fazilpur was under consideration.

After augmentation of existing substations' capacity and construction of new substations there will be a considerable consistency in the transmission system, improvement in voltage and will also give way to release new connections to prospective consumers.

The UHBVN has also fixed a target of releasing 200 new tubewell connections in the district. The work will be executed on turn-key basis.


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