Salient Features

Salient Features of NER Power System

  • a. Constituent states : Arunachal Pradesh, Assam , Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura,
    so called the seven sisters of NER.
  • b. ISGS : NEEPCO(CS), NHPC(CS), NTPC(CS),OTPC
  • c. ISTS Licensees : POWERGRID, NETC, ENICL
  • d. Total installed capacity of the region : 4315.78 MW [Grid: 4186 MW & Isolated: 130 MW], as on
    27.12.19
  • e. Hydro : Thermal ratio: 39:61
  • f. Transmission voltage level : 400, 220 & 132 & 66 kV AC ; +/- 800 kV DC
  • g. Mode of operation : Synchronised with All India Grid via Eastern Regional Grid through A/C links : 400
    kV Bongaigaon – New Siliguri D/C, 400 kV Bongaigaon – Alipurduar D/C & 220 kV Birpara – Salakati
    D/C.
    NER is connected to Northern Region Grid through +/- 800 kV Multi-terminal Biswanath Chariali –
    Alipurduar – Agra HVDC link which is capable of carrying 6000 MW.
    Also, NER is connected to Bhutan Power System through 132 kV Salakati- Gelyphu (Bhutan) S/C and 132
    kV Rangia – Motonga (Bhutan) S/C, to Bangladesh through 132 kV Surajmaninagar – South
    Comilla(Bangladesh) D/C and to Myanmar through 11 kV Moreh – Tamu(Myanmar) S/C.
Transmission Utilities in States
  • Arunachal Pradesh (AP): Under Department of Power, Govt of AP
  • Assam : Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Limited (AEGCL)
  • Manipur : Under Manipur State Power Company Limited (MSPCL)
  • Meghalaya : Meghalaya Power Transmission Corporation Limited (MePTCL)
  • Mizoram : Under Power & Electricity Department, Govt of Mizoram
  • Nagaland : Under Department of Power, Govt of Nagaland
  • Tripura : Under Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited (TSECL)
Distribution Utilities in States
  • Arunachal Pradesh (AP): Under Department of Power, Govt of A.P
  • Assam: Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL)
  • Manipur : Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited (MSPDCL)
  • Meghalaya: Meghalaya Power Distribution Corporation Limited (MePDCL)
  • Mizoram : Under Power & Electricity Department, Govt of Mizoram
  • Nagaland : Under Department of Power, Govt of Nagaland
  • Tripura : Under Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited (TSECL)