CEA issues Draft National Electricity Plan for Generation

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has issued the draft National Electricity Plan for generation.

The plan includes a review of the period 2017-22, detailed capacity addition requirement during the years 2022-27 and perspective plan projections for the years 2027-32. The projected electrical energy requirement and peak electricity demand on all-India basis is estimated as 1,874 BU and 272 GW for the year 2026-27. To meet this peak demand and energy requirement for the year 2026-27, the capacity addition required during 2022-27 is 228,541 MW. For 2022-2027, the total fund requirement is estimated to be Rs 14.31 trillion. CEA has invited comments and suggestions on the draft plan by December 05, 2022.