Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd today signed power purchase agreements with non-conventional energy producers to enhance the availability of electricity in the State.

Among others, an agreement was signed with Sangrur-based Dallanwala Non-Conventional Power Generation Pvt Ltd, said an official release.

The Rs 8-crore plant is being set up at Village Dallanwal tehsil Sunam, and it will produce 600 KW of power.

Power purchase agreements were also signed with Sidhwan Hydro Power and Preetech Power to buy power from their mini hydel projects coming up with an outlay of Rs 25 crore at Ludhiana and Gurdaspur with a total capacity of 2350 KW, the release said.

The rate of power purchase will be decided by the Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission, an official said, adding that these were long-term power purchase agreements for a period of 35 years.

(This article was published on November 17, 2012)
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