Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Ltd.
The State Transmission Utility of Assam
Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Limited, a vibrant growth oriented Public Sector Company registered under ‘Company Act, 1956’. It was formed out of
restructured Assam State Electricity Board in 2003 and was notified as the State Transmission Utility (STU). Its core business is to efficiently transport
electrical power from electrical power bulk heads to the distribution company networks in the state of Assam.
Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Limited inherited 3862 circuit kms. of EHV lines above 66 kV voltage class and 38 numbers of EHV sub-stations
having a total transformation capacity of 1636.50 MVA at its birth in 2003. Since its inception, it has added 1584 circuit kms of EHV lines and has added
4125 MVA transformation capacity by way of commissioning 17 new EHV sub-stations and augmenting existing sub-stations. It has also added Reactive
Power Compensation at 33 kV bus to the tune of 285 MVAR. Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Limted had also added one 400/220 kV Grid Substation
and One 220/33 kV GIS Sub Station during the preceding years.
As on 01.07.2017, AEGCL has 63 nos. of EHV Grid Substations (400 kV-1 no., 220 kV- 10 nos. and 132 kV - 52 nos.) with total Transformation capacity
of 6046 MVA.
Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Limited is playing a strategic role as it is the largest ‘STU’ in NE region. It also understands its responsibility towards
the entire North East India and is always extending a helping hand by way of transporting a fair share of power to the other sister states of the region.
Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Limited has consistently maintained the transmission system availability over 99% which is at par with other National
Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Limited vows to ever strive till all transmission bottlenecks get eradicated. It pledges to deliver unrelenting brilliance in
performance, deliver power efficiently but economically, show high safety standards and is committed to respect environmental and heritage issues.