Andhra pradesh CM Naidu announces key Achievements During the Period June 2014 - Present in energy sector
The state was facing severe energy deficit 225 MU per day at the time of State formation in June, 2014 Due to various steps initiated by the...
Amaravati: The state was facing severe energy deficit (22.5 MU per day) at the time of State formation in June, 2014. Due to various steps initiated by the Government, the power deficit has been reduced to nil.
The state has significantly shifted from being a power deficit state to currently a power surplus State.
All the agricultural feeders are being supplied 7 hours of free power.All the consumers other than Agriculture are being extended 24x7 power supply.
The installed capacity in the State has increased by 100% during last four and half yearth has increased from 9,529 MW to 19,080 MW.APGENCO has added 2250 MW during the period. Krishnapatnam Super Critical Thermal Power Station (2x800 MW) RTPP Stage IV (1x600 MW) and Nagarjunasagar Tail Pond Hydel Station (2x25 MW) have been commissioned.
The balance is through Renewable Energy Sources. APGENCO is also taking up Polavaram Hydro Electric Project (960 MW) and two 800 MW Super Critical Thermal Units at Vijayawada and Krishnapatnam.