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BSES in Delhi

Following the privatisation of Delhi’s power sector and unbundling of the Delhi Vidyut Board in July 2002, the business of power distribution was transferred to BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) and BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL). These two of the three successor entities distribute electricity to 28.34 lakh customers in two thirds of Delhi. The Company acquired assets, liabilities, proceedings and personnel of the Delhi Vidyut Board as per the terms and conditions contained in the Transfer Scheme.

BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL)

BYPL distributes power to an area spread over 200 sq kms with a population density of 5953 per sq km. It’s 11.9lakh customers are spread over 14 districts across Central and East areas including Chandni Chowk, Daryaganj, Paharganj, Shankar Road, Patel Nagar, G T Road, Karkardooma, Krishna Nagar, Laxmi Nagar, Mayur Vihar, Yamuna Vihar, Nand Nagri and Karawal Nagar.

BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL)

BRPL distributes power to an area spread over 750 sq. km with a population density of 2192 per sq km. Its’ over 16.44 lakh customers are spread in 19 districts across South and West areas including Alaknanda, Khanpur, Vasant Kunj, Saket, Nehru Place, Nizamuddin, Sarita Vihar, Hauz Khas, R K Puram, Janakpuri, Najafgargh, Nangloi, Mundka, Punjabi Bagh, Tagore Garden, Vikas Puri, Palam and Dwarka.

System Augmentation and record AT&C loss reduction

Since taking over distribution, BSES’ singular mission has been to provide reliable and quality electricity supply. BSES has invested over Rs 4500 crore on upgrading and augmenting the infrastructure which has resulted in a record reduction of AT&C losses.

From a high of 63.1 % AT&C losses in BYPL area in 2002 the losses have come down to 19.8% a record reduction of 43.3%.

Similarly, in BRPL area AT&C losses have been reduced from 51.2% to 16.8% - a record reduction of 34.4%

Similarly, in BRPL area AT&C losses have been reduced from 51.2% to 20% - a record reduction of 31%

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Particulars
Unit
BYPL (East & Central)
BRPL (South & West)
BSES Delhi
1.
Area
sq. km
200
750
950
2.
Customer Density (As of Mar ’12)
Cons/sq km
6139
231.0673
3117
3.
Total Registered Customers (As of Mar ’12)
Million
1.23
1.73
2.96
4.
Peak Demand (YTM FY 12)* Delhi peak demand 5028 MW
MW
1210
2045
3255

The following operational statistics give an overall view of the strength of BSES distribution network as of Mar2012

SN ITEMS 2002-03 As on Mar'12
    BRPL BYPL BSES BRPL BYPL BSES
1 No. of Grids 63 40 103 74 49 123
2 No. of Power Transformers 146 98 244 202 135 337
3 EHV Capacity (MVA) 3036 1863 4899 4525 2834 7359
4 EHV Cable Length/Line Length Laid (KM) 674 363 1037 1089 742 1831
5 No. of 66 & 33 kV Feeders 132 89 221 195 142 337
6 Shunt Capacitors (MVAr) 810 573 1383 1427.21 921 2348
7 No. of Distribution Transformer 4852 2657 7509 6879 3273 10152
8 Distribution Transformers Capacity (MVA) 2587 1704 4291 4121 2330 6451
9 No. of 11 kV Feeders 733 476 1209 1029 716 1745
10 11 KV Cables laid (Kms) 1595 1303 2898 2109 1761 3870
11 11 KV Lines laid (Kms) 1566 145 1711 1735 249 1984
12 Total No. of LT Feeders 15219 10193 25412 21678 13281 34959
13 LT Lines laid (Kms) 5382 4589 9971 10206 5559 15766