PHD Chamber of Commerce organised National Conference on Transmission & Distribution
PHD Chamber of commerce organized a national conference on Power Transmission & Distribution at PHD house, New Delhi on 12th July 2017.
Mr. Ashok Kumar Rajput, chief engineer, Central Electricity Authority discussed technical portion of transmission and distribution line.He highlights the new ‘Long Term Distribution Perspective Plan’ has been discussed very briefly. It is prepared by CEA to details of all the power distribution companies across the country. This the first ever draft proposal aimed at envisaging the infrastructure and investments required by the various discoms across the country on an annual basis, till 2021-22.
“The Centre has taken up this exercise to attack supply side constraints of the power sector to enable India access 24X7 power supply, especially all in its rural pockets,” Vishal Kapoor, director, the ministry of power at this conference. He also discussed UDAY scheme recent scenario and said how stressed of banks is decreased day by day. He added that the sole objective of the measure is to make sure that India and its rural areas are fed with uninterrupted power supply. “The focus is to not only satisfy the power consumers with quality power, but it is also aimed at bringing the discoms out of the severe crisis they are facing in terms of financial health,” he said.
Mr. Suman Ghorai, Director, CRISIL Infrastructure Advisory has presented very short analysis report of UDAY. Mr.Ghroi explained very briefly of responsibility of Discoms in UDAY till 2019.
Mr. Siddhartha Arora, Research Officer, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission discussed Renewable Energy Integration.
Mr. Patha Sarathi Das,AGM(CTU-Planning),PGCIL has delivered an idea about recent trends of transmission lines, new technology cables,HVDC,HVAC lines, energy storage etc.
Talking of distribution reforms, power ministry officials said the condition and health of power distribution utilities have begun to improve significantly since its take off a year ago. “Even the plant load factor of state-owned power generating utilities underwent a sea change with their improved efficiencies as a result of which the power tariff per unit came down by 40 paisa,” said the official.