AP Transco to invest Rs 13k-crore to strengthen network – Feedback

Power Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (AP Transco) today said it will invest Rs 13,170 crore over the next five years to strengthen its Extra High Voltage Transmission Network and increase power availability in the state.

Of the total planned investment of Rs 13,170 crore, Rs 8,521 crore would go into installation of electrical substations of 132 kV, 220 kV and 400 kV capacity by 2019, AP Transco’s Chairman and Managing Director K Vijayanand said while addressing a press conference here to announce the company’s financial results for 2015-16. “The AP power sector has maintained an overall transmission and distribution loss level of 10.2 per cent in 2015-16, which is the lowest in the country. “Transmission losses in Transco alone were reduced to 3.37 per cent while in the distribution network they were reduced to 7.33 per cent.


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