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DEC 07 2016

CERC notified the Draft National Electricity Plan for 2017-22 and perspective plan for 2022-27

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Wed 07th DEC 2016

 

As per the Electricity Act, 2003, CEA is to prepare the National Electricity Plan once in five years. The Act stipulates that CEA, while preparing the National Electricity Plan (NEP), shall publish the Draft of the same and invite suggestions and objections thereon from licensees, generating companies and the public. Thereafter, the Plan is to notified after obtaining the approval of the Central Government. The Draft National Electricity Plan has been prepared by CEA. The Draft covers the review of the 12th Plan, plan for 2017-18 in detail and perspective Plan for 2022-27.

Some of the points covered in the Draft National Electricity Plan are: per capita consumption, actual power supply position, plant load factor, government initiatives (UDAY Scheme, IPDA, DDUGJY etc.), list of UMPPs (Ultra Mega Power Projects) etc. The main contents of the Draft NEP is: Review of capacity addition during 12th five year plan (2012-17), Demand Side Management, Energy Efficiency and Conservation, Demand Projections, Generation Planning, Renewable Energy Sources, Hydro Power in India, Gas Based Power Projects and Coal Requirement. The document also covers the Research and Development in Power Sector ended with conclusions and recommendations.

In this regard, all stakeholders in Power Sector and general public are hereby requested that views/suggestions/objections (if any) on Draft National Electricity Plan may kindly be sent to CEA within 45 days, i.e. 22nd January, 2017 so that same could be appropriately considered while finalizing the National Electricity Plan.

 

 

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Renewable Energy Coal Gas Electricity Act Energy Central Electricity Authority Mega power projects Capacity Addition Energy Efficiency Power Electricity India

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