Power sector in Assam:

Assam has a total installed power generation capacity of 1,599.65 MW, of which 364.7 MW is produced by APGCL. 2318 villages covering 27.5 Lakh rural households have been electrified, as on July 2017.

Leveraging Assam’s Ecosystem:
  1. Assam amongst other North eastern states has the highest potential for solar energy with an estimated potential of 14 GW solar energy.
  2. Assam has a capacity to produce 680 MW of hydro power.
  3. Power Projects under construction in the state: 930.5 MW
  4. Power Projects in pipeline in the state:1901.5 MW
Growth Drivers for Power Sector
  • Diversification into Renewable Resources
  • Favourable Policies
  • Increase in Economic Activity
  • Rapid urbanisation

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