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Power Houses in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Scenario of Electricity Department


The Electricity Department, A&N Administration is providing power supply to about 1,32,234 consumers through 49 Power Houses with a total installed capacity of 113.72 MW. The peak demand of 60 MW is met by the department. There are 1390 Km. of HT line and 3474 Km. of LT lines and 1010 Nos. of Distribution Transformers all over the islands. The Department is headed by a Superintending Engineer. There are seven divisions headed by Executive Engineers. 38 Assistant Engineers and 129 Junior Engineers are also available with a total employee strength of 3024.


Power House details in Andaman and Nicobar Islands


District No. of Power Houses Installed Capacity (MW) Net Effective Capacity (MW) Peak Demand (MW)
South Andaman District 17 82.396 53.39 44.25
North & Middle Andaman 12 19.797 17.04 10.80
Nicobar District 20 11.527 6.76 4.33
Total 49 113.72 77.19 59.50

Power Growth in Andaman and Nicobar Islands


Year No. of Power Houses Total Capacity (MW) Generation (MU) Per Capita Consumption (Kwh)
2009 43 68.46 201.00 458
2010 43 81.21 228.29 497
2011 43 83.71 241.38 492
2013 53 104.65 263.00 549
2014 53 104.65 275.00 568
2015 53 109.45 294.00 604
2016 54 109.45 310.00 604
2017 54 112.71 314.00 710
2018 49 113.72 318.00 686