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Centre hikes Punjab’s transmission capacity; will help meet peak electricity demand

  • Posted On: April 26, 2022
The Centre has given a major relief to the state by enhancing Punjab’s power transmission capacity from outside the state to a record 9,000 MW.

The state now will be able to meet the maximum demand of 15,500 MW with a drawl of 8,500 MW of power from outside the state and 7,000 MW from its own generation.

The enhancement will be applicable from June onwards when the paddy sowing season starts and power demand reaches its peak

Centre hikes Punjab’s transmission capacity; will help meet peak electricity demand - Hindustan Times