Jun 30 2017 | India Opportunities

WBSEDCL to spend Rs 1,000 crore to reduce power theft

West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Ltd (WBSEDCL) has embarked on a project covering around 50,000 km of overhead wires across the state with plastic insulated AB cables so as to reduce the Power theft. The company has earmarked expenditure of Rs 1,000 crore in the next 2-3 years to insulate the overhead cables from physical pilferage. Aerial bundled (AB) cables are overhead power cables that falters power theft attempt through hooking.