Transmission Scenario

Growth in lines, substations and transfer capacity during the last year

The country’s  total transmission line length stood at 378,087 ckt. km as of August 2017, registering a growth of 7.7 per cent over the previous year. The fastest growth was registered at the 800 kV HVDC voltage level, which increased by 75 per cent during this period.

The overall transformer capacity at 220 kV and above grew by 13 per cent between August 2016 and August 2017, with the highest growth registered at the 800 kV HVDC level, which more than doubled during this period.

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