Dr. Avnish Jolly, Chandigarh, 11th October, 2008 :Haryana Power Utilities has commissioned four new substations and augmented capacity of five existing sub stations during the month of September under its ongoing program of strengthening the transmission network in the State.
Giving details, a spokesman said here today that a new 132 KV substation has been energized at Jassia (Rohtak) and 33 KV substations at Guldhera, Chehar Kalan and Nangthala. The capacity of existing 220 KV sub station Palwal and Sonipat, 132 KV substation Bahu, 66 KV substation Lohara and 33 KV substation Khushpura has been augmented. The Utilities also constructed 27 Km long transmission lines. These works had been completed at a total cost of Rs. 23.17 crore.
He said that the expanded transmission and distribution network had enhanced the system reliability. The average system reliability in the State, as per Central Electricity Regulatory Commission calculative formulae, upto August was 99.59%.
In all, a total investment of over Rs.203 crore had been made to further strengthen the transmission system in the State upto September during the current fiscal. The Utilities had commissioned one 220 KV substation, five 132 KV substations, three 66 KV substations and nineteen 33 KV substations upto September during the current financial year. The existing capacity of six 220 KV sub stations, eleven 132 KV sub stations, seven 66 KV sub stations and twenty four 33 KV sub stations had been augmented. The Utilities also erected the associated link lines to energize the new sub stations, he added.