New Delhi: The power ministry today said it may miss the power capacity addition for the 11th Plan period (2007-12) by about 4,000MW due to delay in commissioning of hydro-power projects, reports PTI.
“3000-4000MW of the 62,000MW would be missed as hydro projects like Koteshwar are getting delayed," power secretary P Uma Shankar told reporters at Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) event here.
The government had earlier planned to add 78,000MW of power capacity by the end of the 11th Plan, which the Planning Commission had scaled down to 62,000MW. This may now be curtailed to 58,000MW due to flattening progress in hydro power generation capacity addition.
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