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Power Sector Updates


Addition to Power Generation during April-February FY14-15: 15,935 MW (90% achievement)

Total Addition till Feb 2015 during 12th plan:  54,383 MW (Achievement of 61% against 12th Plan Target)

Total installed Capacity at the end of February 2015: 2,61,006 MW


Addition in ‘CKM’ during 12th Plan Up to February 2015


Addition in MVA/ MW during 12th Plan Up to February 2015

Pick-up in addition to Power Generation (approx 3000 MW) during 3rd Qtr FY 15. (Nuclear Power Generation added of 1000 MW)

Completion of 400kV & below Transmission Lines and sub-station on track. In remaining 2 years of 12th plan, focus will be on completion of 765 kV & 800 kV HVDC lines& sub-stations.

Source: CEA

IEEMA Division Wise Growth Index

Period: April '14 - January '15 over April '13 - January '14

S. No.Name of Division% GrowthObservations

Overall growth in Power, Control & LD Cables supported by Exports


Growth in LT-Self Healing Exports;

However decline in HT Cap due to lack of domestic orders

3Instrument Transformer4.1

Growth in CTs –Indoor & Outdoor & PTs – Indoor & EMVTs

Mostly from Domestic orders for Medium Voltage


Pin/Post, Disc & Application based Insulators declined;
However, growth in Solid Core & Long Rod mainly for Above 110 KV

5Energy Meter25.4

Growth in Single phase Meter; decline in Poly phase meters

6Rotating Machine-3.2

Decline in LT Squirell Cage Motors, HT Motors & AC Generators

Recovery in LT Slipering & FLP

FHP single phase Motors growth consistent

7Surge Arrester19.9

Sharp increase in Polymer Surge Arresters however marginal increase in Porcelain; increase in Export of Polymer Surge Arresters

8LV Switchgear6.5

Growth in LV products
Except ACBs and S/F & F/S

9MV+HV Switchgear6.0

Growth in Breakers up to 66 kV (incl. MV) & Above 145 kV

10Tr. Line Towers-10.9

Decline in domestic orders &  marginal growth in export orders

11Conductors15.3Turn around growth

Growth up to 110 kV Transformers; decline in Power Transformers, Export surges. OBP continues to grow for Up to 25 MVA & 80-200 MVA

Growth Indices for Electrical Industry

Cumulative Growth April '14 - January '15 over April '13 - January '14

ProductWeightagesFY 2013-14
LT Motors3.5-11.4
HT Motors1.3-4.1
FHP Motors1.812.2
Power Contactors3.011.1
LT Circuit Breakers5.19.1
S/F & F/S Units0.5-29.2
LV Switchgear13.06.5
HV Switchgear3.36.0
Surge Arrester0.2519.9
Inst. TRF.1.84.1
ProductWeightagesFY 2013-14
Power Cables19.424.5
Control & Spl Cables8.445.3
Power Transformers6.6-16.9
Dist. Transformers8.98.5
HT Capacitors0.3-10.1
LT Capacitors0.6-7.6
Energy Meters4.210.5
Transmission Lines26.7-0.1
Overall Growth100.09.31

Growth is led by heavy weight sectors like Cable, Switchgear
Turn around in growth for Conductors and Meters during 3rd Qtr FY 15
Decline continues for transformers, Motors, Insulators etc.

EXIM DATA – April-March 2014-15

ITC CodesProduct GroupsApril - Mar 2014-15 (value in Rs. crores)% Growth over April - Mar 2013-14Domestic Industry Size for 2013-14 Rs. CroresDomestic Growth % 2014-15 (up to Jan '15)
8501 excl. 850110 & 20Motors & AC Generators26741500-14.212.35750-3.2
850423, 850434Power TRF3331060-38.516.94350-16.9
850421-22, 850431-33Distribution TRF3851174-34.5-10.759908.5
8535HT Switchgears718104111.913.329006.0
8536,8537LT Switchgears & Custom Built Prd77675806620110506.5
854610, 20, 90Insulators49138815-1.32200-12.0
902830Energy Meters7336691.3-18.2280010.5

Source: data of select ports from private agency

High growth in Imports from MV/HV breakers, GIS, HV Cables & Meters through direct imports

High import of Capacitors (Rs. 200 Crores), Insulators (Rs. 175 Crores) and Transformers & parts (Rs. 800 Crores) through Project Imports (98010013) till Dec ’14 (3 Qtrs of FY 15)