Power transmission availability 99.61 per cent in Haryana

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Chandigarh, Feb 10 (UNI) In Haryana, the average electricity transmission system availability has gone up to 99.61 per cent as per the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission formulae during the year 2007-08.

Expanded transmission and distribution system had enhanced the system's reliability, a spokesman of the Power Utilities said here today adding that the Haryana Power Utilities had energized four new sub-stations namely 220 KV sub-station Salempur and 33 KV sub-stations at Risalia Khera, Khuiyan Malkana and Mohammadpuria during the month of January under its ongoing programme to strengthen the transmission system.

The spokesman said that the existing capacity of 220 KV sub-station Palla, 132 KV sub-station Ellenabad, 66 KV sub-station Bhora Kalan, Jharsetli and Mullana and 33 KV sub-station Teontha, Dhani Batota, Butana, Rudral and Model Town, Rewari had also been augmented in view of the growing load in the areas being fed from these sub stations.

The Utilities had also constructed 62 KM long transmission lines and a sum of Rs. 50.15 crore had been spent to carry out these works.

He said in all, the Utilities had commissioned 28 new sub-stations, augmented capacity of 51 existing sub-stations and constructed 236 Km long transmission lines with a total investment of Rs 208.82 crore during the current financial year.

The new sub-station included two 220 KV sub stations, four 132 KV sub-stations, two 66 KV sub-stations and twenty 33 KV level sub-stations.

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