Kerala power plant
The formation of the Electricity Department paved the way for notable developments in the field.
At present KSEBL relies on the Central share, the power purchased from the Kayamkulam Thermal Power Plant and other private stations in addition to its own stations for meeting the demand. Added to this is the non availability of spare parts. The project has used high- efficiency solar panels and a floating substation have been set up on the reservoir itself to convert the output into 11kV, considering economic and safety aspects.
First private hydro electric project in kerala
By that time, the possibilities of hydroelectric generation attracted the attention of the technologists and the authorities. The Government of Travancore set up a facility to supply electricity to the households of Thiruvananthapuram town. It was a hydroelectric project and that tributary named Mudirappuzha continues to be the site of large a number of hydroelectric projects in the state. At present, 16 major Hydel stations, 15 Small Hydel stations, 2 Thermal stations and one wind farm with total installed capacity of Floating solar plants had higher efficiency compared to ground-mounted installations due to the moderating effect of water bodies on panel temperature. The Central Electricity Authority CEA has also directed to take up the renovation of old power stations which have completed a life span of 35 years. The first of these ventures was the Pallivasal Hydroelectric Project, the construction of which was started in
On March 19,Sir C P Ramaswamy Aiyer, the Dewan of Travancore inaugurated the first stage of the Pallivasal project, which had an initial installed capacity of MS No.
Agencies Kerala Popular Slideshows. The first stage of the project was commissioned in Kerala being a land of mountains and rivers, it presented a fertile field for hydroelectric generation.
Kerala power plant
The original KSEB was dissolved and its assets and liabilities were transferred from government to the newly formed company KSEB Limited History[ edit ] The history of electricity in the state is around one century old. After a spell of 17 years, the attention of the state authorities turned to newer forms of generating energy. The board has also set up several more hydel power stations within the state. All the staff belonging to the erstwhile Electricity Department was transferred to the Board. By that time, a comparable electric transmission network had also been completed with 66 kV substations at Alappuzha, Mavelikkara, Kothamangalam, Kundara, Kalamasserry, Viyyur, Aluva, and Thiruvananthapuram, which were also commissioned in itself during April -May months The Kerala state Electricity board started functioning under the direction of a newly formed Kerala government, on 31 March Its capacity was MS No. Details are attached as Annexure 1. The Pallivasal project , at present, has a capacity of At present, implementation of 11 small Hydel projects is at various stages of construction.
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