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Electricity transmission improved

Written by: Staff

Bhopal, Nov 24 (UNI) The decision to handover electricity transmission and related activities to the Madhya Pradesh Power Transmission Company Ltd (TRANSCO) has started yielding dividends.

Transmission process capacity has increased significantly from 3,800 MW to 6,100 MW, while transmission loss had been brought down to 5 per cent from 7.98 per cent.

The availability of transmission capacity level touched 98.41 per cent in 2005-06 against previous 93 per cent. Efforts were on to obtain 99 per cent level.

The problem of low voltage and overloading had been controlled considerably.

Meanwhile, a new network of 50 new 132 KV sub-stations and 10 new 220 KV sub-stations were set up, an official statement said here.

A 6,800 MVA had been added to the 100 high-tension sub-stations by TRANSCO to facilitate transmission. Besides, the work of 2,500 circuit kilometer voltage line had also been completed by the company.

TRANSCO had bagged several awards including two awards from the International Agency Asian Power - Charlton media group and one from the Centre for its excellent implementation.

The Centre has also announced to award TRANSCO for implementation of the project in minimum time limit under the line project. TRANSCO was recently conferred with 'Utility of the year award' in Asia, besides an international award under the line project at the function held at Hong Kong, it added.


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