The economic development of Uttar Pradesh is hampered due to inadequate availability of power.
The demand supply gap has been widening year after year and not much has been done to create additional capacities in all the segments of the sector. The gravity of the situation is proved by the fact th t the State's annual per capita consumption is 346 units as against the national average of 717 units as per date of CEA
for the year 2007-08.
Appreciating the problem being faced by the power sector and being aware of the facts that in
present era of globalization the sector can not grow without participation all the stakeholders. Govt. of U.P. has formulated U.P. Power Policy 2009 to suit the Public Private Partnership (PPP) in Generation,
Transmission and Distribution. Some of the important initiatives/ innovative measures are given below-
Under this, the State Govt. will arrange land, provide water linkage, arrange fuel linkage and
obtain all statutory clearances for the project. The State Government efforts has resulted into huge participation by private sector in U.P. Power Sector. The construction of Anpara-C (2x660MW) is already in progress and both the units are scheduled to be commissioned in 11th Plan. The work of Bara (3x660MW) and Karchhna (2x660MW) have already been awarded on competitive bidding basis and land
has already been acquired. To meet out the shortfall in availability the power, additional15000MW power projects are to be taken up under Case-2, in 12th Plan against which Dopaha (3x660MW), Jawaharpur
(2x660MW) and Lalitpur (3x660MW) have already been preparation.
identified and DPR for the projects are under
transmission lines to evacuate power from proposed Anpara-D (2x500MW), Bara (3x660MW), Karchhana (2x660MW) & Meja (3x660MW) thermal power house and to wheel them to diverse load centers
concentrated mainly in central & western part of Uttar Pradesh. The proposed transmission works have been divided into two packages and costing around 7717 crores. The above transmission works have been proposed to establish under PPP mode on BOOT basis.
The consultant M/s Crisil risk & Infrastructure Solution Ltd. New Delhi has been appointed to
carry out the above transmission works under PPP mode. The bids have already been invited for above transmission works for selection of developers. The RFQ part of bid has been opened in November, 2009
and evaluation is under process.
It is expected that the process for selection of developer is likely to be completed soon.
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