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Andhra Pradesh aims to achieve 29,000 MW installed capacity

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Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh government aims to achieve 29,000 megawatt installed capacity of power by 2019 against the present capacity of 10,222 MW, it was officially announced here today.

According to an official release, peak demand for power will increase to 13,500 MW by then as against the present power demand of 6,200 MW.

“AP is marching towards achieving a total installed capacity of about 29,000 MW (present installed capacity is around 10,222 MW) by going for additional generation capacity of around 18,230 MW (thermal – 7,090 MW, hydel – 1,010, solar – 4,530, wind – 4,000, CGS -1600) by 2019,” the release said, quoting AP CM Chandrababu Naidu.

AP’s power requirement will cross 80,000 million units as compared to its present requirement of around 43,000 MU, the release said.

PTI