CEA issues draft NEPs for generation and transmission

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has issued the draft National Electricity Plan (NEP) documents for generation and transmission. For generation, the plan covers a review of the Twelfth Plan period (2012-17), a detailed plan for 2017-22 and a perspective plan for 2022-27 for demand side management, energy efficiency and conservation, generation planning, renewable and hydro power, fund requirement, research and development, etc. For transmission, the document covers a plan for 2017-22 along with details for renewable energy integration. The CEA has invited comments and suggestions on the draft plan for generation and transmission by January 22, 2017 and February 11, 2017, respectively.