AP’s $1.94B investment to increase transformer capacity over 5 years

India, Andhra Pradesh: The public power utilities of Andhra Pradesh (AP) are making investments in the electricity infrastructure in their strive to reduce the transmission and distribution losses from the present 9.98 per cent to less than six per cent in the coming years.

In this effort, the Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh, APTRANSCO, has revealed the investment plans worth $1.94 billion for the five-year period ending 2019, which include construction of 88 substations with a total transformer capacity of 18,632 MVA, reports The Hindu.

Realization of these plans will also help respond to the expected increase in power demand due to industrial and infrastructure development of the State.

Source: The Hindu