Hindustan Power Unit to increase the Power Supply to Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
Power starved Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh is all set to get a break as the second unit of 1,200 MW capacities of Hindustan Power Projects (HPPPL) power plant moves closer to expenses after a boiler light up test was successfully conducted. The unit will supply 210 MW to Madhya Pradesh at a regulated fixed price by the state electricity commission. Earlier this year for Andhra Pradesh, the company had qualified to supply 374MW of power in the competitive request round was held.
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Increasing of Power Supply
The power ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Andhra Pradesh government under its ‘Power for all’ initiative that will aim to cover the entire state by October 2016. The Andhra Pradesh government will be implementing the programme with the active support of the Centre. According to the memorandum of understanding which says the aim is to provide quality, reliable and affordable power to all domestic, commercial and industrial consumers within a fixed time outline. Power sector is a critical infrastructure element required for the smooth functioning of the state economy.
Power Supply to Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh states
The Government has recorded the highest priority for development of power sector in Andhra Pradesh. The Government is committed to provide quality, reliable and affordable in 24 hours power supply to all domestic, commercial and industrial consumers and 9 hours power supply to farming community. This white paper is prepared in line with the key objectives of the Government for developing power sector and also the short term to long term plans to achieve these objectives. The Government requests all stake holders and general public to study the white paper and provide their valuable suggestions which would help the AP power sector to become the role model in the country.