Web Exclusive | January 2017
Transmission investment to be Rs 2 lakh crore | CEA
Indicating significant growth in the power transmission sector, CEA has estimated an investment of Rs 2.6 lakh crore till 2022. These and other estimates form the base for a draft National Electricity Plan-Volume II, which would be the basis for investment and policy planning in the sector. Inter-regional capacity addition during the 13th plan (2017-22) is estimated at 45,700 MW, from the present 63,650 MW by the plan end, said CEA in the draft. It has suggested that investment be invited through competitive bids.