Decision has been taken to set up an 800 MW Super Critical Thermal Power Plant in place of 110x110 MW old Panipat Thermal Power Plant and ineffective four units. This project will be set up at the cost of Rs 4,000 crore and power generation is expected to begin by 2020.
An extension project of a 800 MW Super Critical Thermal Power Plant will be set up in Yamunanagar.
Under Deendayal Upadhyay Jyoti Yojana of Government of India, there is a proposal to initiate a new project of about Rs 2,000 crore in order to strengthen the power distribution system in rural areas.
Rural domestic consumers will be supplied power from 7 pm to 5 am and from 11 am to 3 pm during the day time. Besides this, they will be supplied power for additional one hour.
In order to provide relief to farmers, the state government has taken decision to release connections of pending 7,000 agriculture tubewells of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam.
In order to strengthen the power distribution system in urban areas, under the Integrated Power Development Scheme of Government of India, a new programme at the cost of about Rs 1,000 crore has been proposed.
Under R-APDRP-II, with an investment of about Rs 1,000 crore, the power distribution system will be strengthened in 26 towns.
Haryana government has decided to become partner in 'Renewable Energy Power Obligation' programme of Government of India. Under which, 25 MW power has been purchased and 150 MW power tenders are being released.
There is a plan to set up 400-MW solar power plant by 2020 in the state. This plant will be installed in panchayat land, banks of canal and on the vacant land and roof of Haryana Power Generation Corporation.
In order to strengthen power distribution system in urban and rural areas by 2016-17, an integrated scheme of about Rs 5,500 crore has been formulated.