Draft National Electricity Plan 2016: Volume II –Transmission

As per Section 3 of the Electricity Act 2003, Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has been entrusted with the responsibility of preparing the National Electricity Plan in accordance with the National Electricity Policy and notify such plan once in five years. The Act provides that the draft of National Electricity Plan has to be published inviting suggestions and objections from licensees, generating companies and the public and CEA has to obtain approval of the Central Government before notifying the National Electricity Plan. This release titled ‘Draft National Electricity Plan (Volume-II) – Transmission’, which covers the transmission plan for 13th Plan period (i.e. 2017-18 to 2021- 22) and perspective plan for period beyond 2021-22. The Draft document is being circulated for seeking comments of all the stakeholders as per the Act.