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APGENCO to add 11,210 MW

In order to meet the future power demand of the State, the APGENCO is contemplating to add 11,210 MW at an estimate cost of Rs 64,182 crore in the next 10 years.

Disclosing this, after hoisting the National Flag, on the occasion of the 67th Republic Day, at Vidyut Soudha, here, on Tuesday, Chairman and Managing Director of APTRANSCO K Vijayanand said with the effective implementation of 24X7 ‘Power For All’ scheme, the State has achieved self-sufficiency in meeting energy demand.

“We will complete all the planned and scheduled projects on time to meet the future power demand of the State,” he said.

Stating that the AP government was determined to promote renewable energy in a big way to meet the energy demand of the State, Vijayanand said that three solar parks with an aggregate capacity of 3500 MW is coming up in the State which would help in meeting the energy demand of the future.

“Present installed capacity of solar power projects in the State is 150 MW. An additional 5,000 MW capacity would be added during the next 4 years,” he said.

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