Bilateral Cooperation in Power Sector
During the last two years, the Union Government has signed following international MoUs for cooperation in Power Sector:
(i) With Sri Lanka on the feasibility study for interconnection of India-Sri Lanka Electricity Grids on 09.06.2010; and
(ii) With China on Cooperation on Green Technologies including energy conservation and energy efficiency, clean coal and modernization of the Electrical Grid on 16.12.2010.
Following three Power Projects have been completed with the help of bilateral cooperation in Power Sector during the last three years:
(i) HVDS (High Voltage Distribution System) in Haryana (Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd./KfW).
(ii) HVDS (High Voltage Distribution System) in Andhra Pradesh (Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd./KfW).
(iii) Bakreshwar Thermal Power Project Units 4 & 5 – WBPDCL (West Bengal Power Development Corporation Ltd.)/Japanese International Cooperation Agency.
No Mega Power Project is pending with Ministry of Power.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Power Shri K. C. Venugopal in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.