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Robust transmission network of PSTCL helps to meet with power demand upto 15000 MW during on going paddy season: A.Venu Prasad

Kaumimarg Bureau | June 25, 2022 10:39 PM

Chandigarh:  Under the dynamic leadership of Sh.Bhagwant mann chief minister punjab and able guidance of Shri Harbhajan Singh power minister, punjab state transmission corporation limited has recently completed new projects and achieved new miles stones .

CMD PSTCL Shri A.Venu Prasad informed that due to robust transmission network of PSTCL, Punjab becomes able to meet with the power demand of 15000 MW during the on going paddy season.

While sharing the achievements of PSTCL in the recent months, Shri A.Venu Prasad said that in the recent past power system operating corporation limited has enhanced the ATC/TTC (available transfer capability/total transfer capability) limits from 7100/7700 MW to 8500/9000 MW of PSTCL

He said that with the hike in transmission capacity PSTCL is strengthening power system of Punjab to provide regular 8 hours power to around 14 lacs tubewell consumers during on going paddy season even without imposing any restrictions on industries.

He said that punjab state load dispatch centre (SLDC), is a unique separate accounting unit of PSTCL, which ensures integrated operation of the power system of Punjab with the northern region load dispatch centre of India.

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