Power T & D Expo
Indian Habitat Center, 2/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Indian Power Sector has witnessed a massive growth in the past decade especially in power generation segment. Total installed capacity of the country has increased at a rate of 7 percent and presently is around 225 GW. However the sector is bounded with serious concerns especially in Transmission and Distribution sector with high AT&C losses degrading operational and financial performance of the Distribution Utilities. More recently issues pertaining to renewable integration national grid protection and capacity augmentation of state transmission and distribution network have surfaced which affected stakeholders immensely. Accordingly Planning Commission has estimated fund requirements of INR 180,000 crores in transmission and INR 300000 crores in distribution sector for the 12th FYP. Further for the 12th FYP private sector is expected to contribute one-tenth of the total investments and play an active role in order to bring in efficiency and time bound project management expertise in the T&D sector