POWER

Hindustan Times (Bathinda) - - Himachal Budget -

Hy­del projects with in­stalled ca­pac­ity of about 500 MW are ex­pected to be com­mis­sioned.

These in­clude 100 MW UHL-III and 111 MW Sawara-kuddu.

The two projects will gen­er­ate ad­di­tional 700MW units of power per year. State will also get ad­di­tional 200 mil­lion units of power after com­mis­sion­ing of Renuka project, which has been de­clared a project of na­tional im­por­tance. 850 new dis­tri­bu­tions sub-cen­ters will be set up by the state elec­tric­ity board to pro­vide new con­nec­tions and im­prove volt­age.

Ten MW ca­pac­ity rooftop so­lar power plants are also pro­posed to be in­stalled. The gov­ern­ment will spend ₹475 crore on power sub­sidy to do­mes­tic con­sumer.

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