Four new sub stations commissioned

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Chandigarh, June 10 (UNI) Haryana Power Utilities commissioned four new sub stations, augmented existing capacity of fourteen sub stations and constructed 86 km long transmission lines at a cost of Rs 44.83 crore during May.

Giving details, a spokesman for the Utilities said here today that a 66 KV sub station has been energised at Lohara (Kurukshetra) and 33 KV sub stations at village Kakrod, Brahman Majra and Kheri Batter.

In order to ensure quality power supply to consumers the Utilities augmented the existing capacity of 220 KV substation Saleempur and Bhiwani, 132 KV substation Rajound, Dadri II&Sector 3 Rohtak, 66KV substation sector 10 Gurgaon, Industrial Area Panchkula and Sector 28 Gurgaon and 33 KV substations at Raiwali, HTM Hisar, Bhuna, Siwani, Behbalpur and Ayalki.

In all the Utilities commissioned 10 new substations, augmented 22 existing substations and constructed 147 KM long transmission lines with a total investment of Rs 86.08 crore upto May during the current fiscal.

More than 1,50,000 (1.5 lakh) consumers had been directly or indirectly benefited by way of continuity of power supply and better voltage. It would also enable the Utilities to release new connections in the areas concerned.

The spokesman said the expanded transmission&distribution network has enhanced system reliability. The average transmission system availability in the state, as per Central Electricity Regulatory Commission calculative formulae, during the year 2008-09 (upto April 2008) was 99.47 per cent.

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