Saturday, February 24, 2018

The present availability of power in the state from various sources is 11124.54 MW.

The state is well served by a network of Interstate transmission lines at 400 kV, 220 kV levels.

Power is distributed by two state-owned power utilities - Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN).

Present Status

As of October 2017, Haryana had a total installed power generation capacity of 11,180.35 MW; of which, 4,013.81 MW was contributed by the state, 4,587.57 MW by the private sector and 2,578.98 MW by the centre.

Coal-based plants accounted for the majority share as the capacity stood at 8,079.50 MW as of October 2017. Gas power plants accounted for a power generation capacity of 685.61 MW. Nuclear power plants accounted for a power generation capacity of 100.94 MW. Hydropower plants accounted for a power generation capacity of 1,948.21 MW. Besides, 366.09 MW of installed power generation capacity came from renewable sources.

The total number of electricity consumers in the state increased from 35,44,380 in 2001-02 to 55,62,019 in 2015-16. In annual plan 2015-16, the Government of Haryana proposed an allocation of US$ 1.09 billion for restructuring of power sector in the state.

Between 2015-17, 73 sub-stations have been established to strengthen the transmission and distribution system in the state. 

To produce power from bagasse cooperation in sugar mills, six projects of 60 MW capacity have been established in cooperative sugar mills of the state in 2015.

The state government has proposed to set up around 3,055 solar water pumping systems in the state during 2017-18.

In the 2016-17 budget, the state government launched a new scheme “Mhara Gaon Jagmag Gaon” with a view to provide 24x7 supply of power across rural domestic consumers as well. Further, during 2016-17, the government decided to spread the scheme to cover around 260 feeders in the state.

Moreover, the state government allocated an amount of US$ 1.96 billion for enhancement of power sector in the state during 2016-17.

SPML Infra has got an order worth US$ 37.19 million, for power distribution & transmission in the state.

As per state budget 2017-18, 45 MW capacity rooftop solar power projects had been installed in Haryana.