PUNJAB – ROBUST POWER INFRASTRUCTURE
Power is one of the basic factors of production for Industry. Punjab is a power surplus state and has adequate power supply to meet the demand. The state has excellent distribution network which includes 66 KVA sub-stations at every 10 km. It has the country’s first ever 400 KVA ring main system covering the entire state. The state has a cumulative installed renewable energy capacity of 1,422 MW with 475 MW of Biomass power and over 800 MW of solar power. The state thus has an advantage of surplus power and a robust power infrastructure.
UNINTERRUPTED AND QUALITY POWER
Punjab is the only state in North India which has been able to control the theft of power and has achieved reduction of aggregate technical and commercial losses below 15%. The Government is committed to supply uninterrupted electricity at affordable rates so as to attract industrial investments in the state.