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Sree Vijaykumar
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For the Power sector, the year 2017 has been a mixed bag where the thermal and wind segment under-performed the expectations while the solar sector did comparatively better. In the six months to October 31 of 2017 total power generation including conventional and non-conventional power rose a meagre 1.3% to 331,881 MW. Thermal power (Coal and Gas) contributed the maximum at 219,415 MW, while contribution of coal based generation stood at 193,427 MW, Gas based generation at 25,150 MW and oil based generation at 838 MW. For the period between April1 to October 31 2017, other renewables generation that includes wind, solar, bio-mass (excluding hydro) stood at 60,158 MW an increase of 5.06%, while the growth in nuclear power generation remained constant as no addition was made in capacity, hydro power generation for the period grew by 0.64% to 44,765 MW. On the transmission front, according to the Ministry of Power website, the country has added around 13,820 circuit kilometers of transmission lines as of November 30, FY18 taking the total installed capacity to 381,671 circuit kilometers. The total substations capacity has also increased by 50,805 MVA/MW to 791,570 MVA/MW as of November 30, FY18. More here

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