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Huge power shortage expected

Source – Kuensel: BPC considers energy banking, small hydropower plants, import, thermal plants and load shedding to meet shortage

9 February, 2010 – Bhutan, rich in hydropower could face power shortage, up to 20 MW, by the late winter months of 2010 and early 2011. Read More »

PMS January 2010

Promotion Due List January 2010 (Format: Excel, Size: 42.5 KB)

Distribution & Customer Services Department
1 Billing & Collection Unit, ESD, Thimphu Download
2 Chenary PH, Trashigang, ESD, Trashigang Download
3 Central Maintenance & Training Division, Begana Download
4 Distribution & Customer Services Department (HO) Download
5 Diesel Power House, ESD, Thimphu Download
6 Electricity Services Division, Bumthang Download
7 Electricity Services Division, Dagana Download
8 Electricity Services Division, Gelephu Download
9 Electricity Services Division, Haa Download
10 Electricity Services Division, Lhuentse Download
11 Electricity Services Division, Mongar Download
12 Electricity Services Division, Paro Download
13 Electricity Services Division, Pema Gatshel Download
14 Electricity Services Division, Phuentsholing Download
15 Electricity Services Division, Punakha Download
16 Electricity Services Division, Samtse Download
17 Electricity Services Division, SamdrupJongkhar Download
18 Electricity Services Division, Trashigang Download
19 Electricity Services Division, Thimphu Download
20 Electricity Services Division, Trongsa Download
21 Electricity Services Division, Tsirang Download
22 Electricity Services Division, Trashi Yangtse Download
23 Electricity Services Division, Wangdue Download
24 Electricity Services Division, Zhemgang Download
25 ESSD, Gedu, ESD, Phuentsholing Download
26 ESSD, Kanglung, ESD, Trashigang Download
27 ESSD, Khaling, ESD, Trashigang Download
28 ESSD, Rangjung, ESD, Trashigang Download
29 ESSD, Sarpang, ESD, Gelephu Download
30 ESSD, Trashigang, ESD, Trashigang Download
31 ESSD, Tsimalhakha, ESD, Phuentsholing Download
32 ESSD, Wamrong,ESD,Trashigang Download
33 Gidakom Power Hydel, ESD, Thimphu Download
34 Thimphu Mini Hydel, ESD, Thimphu Download
35 Operation & Maintenance, ESD, Thimphu Download
36 Planning & Construction, ESD, Thimphu Download
37 Urban Electrification DIvision, Bumthang, DCSD Download
38 Urban Electrification Division, Phobjikha, DCSD Download
39 Urban Electrification Division, Thimphu, DCSD Download
Development & Construction Department
1 220kV Dagachu-Tsirang-Jigmeling-Lodrai TDO,Tsirang Download
2 220KV Dagachhu-Tsirang-Jigmeling-Lodrai TPO, Tsirang Download
3 Development & Construction Department, Thimphu Download
4 400kV Punatsangchhu -I, TDO, Lhamoizingkha Download
5 400kV Punatsangchhu-I Trans Project Office Download
6 400kV Punatsangchu-I TDO, Kamichhu Download
7 Subdivision & Liaison Unit,Malbase-Samtse 220 KV Line,P Download
8 Transmission Construction Section-Central, Trongsa, DCD Download
Engineering, Design and Contract Department
1 Engineering, Design and Contract Department, Thimphu Download
2 IT Division, EDCD, Thimphu Download
Finance & Accounts Department
1 FAD, Gelephu Download
2 Finance & Accounts Department Download
3 FAD, Mongar Download
4 FAD, Pema Gatshel Download
5 FAD, Phuentsholing Download
6 FAD, Samtse Download
7 FAD, S/Jongkhar Download
8 FAD, Trashigang Download
Human Resources & Administration Department
1 Human Resources & Administration Department, HO Download
MD’s Office
1 MD’s Office, Thimphu Download
2 Internal Audit, MD’s Office(HO) Download
Procurement Services Department
1 Procurement Services Department, Thimphu Download
2 Regional Stores Division,Gelephu,PSD Download
3 Regional Stores Division, P/ling, PSD Download
4 Regional Stores Division, S/Jongkhar, PSD Download
Rural Electrification Department
1 RE-Construction Division, Gelephu Download
2 RE-CSD, Khaling, RE-CD, Mongar Download
3 RE-Construction Division, Mongar Download
4 RE-Construction Division, Samtse Download
5 RE-Construction Division, S/Jongkhar Download
6 RE-Construction Division Thimphu Download
7 RE-Construction Division, Tsirang Download
8 RE-CSD,Gyelpozhing, RE-CD, Mongar Download
9 RE-CSD, Mongar, RE-CD, Mongar Download
10 RE-CSD, Nganglam, RE-CD, S/Jongkhar Download
11 RE-CSD, Pema Gatshel, RE-CD, S/Jongkhar Download
12 RE-CSD, P/ling, RE-CD, Thimphu Download
13 RE-CSD, Punakha, RE-CD, Thimphu Download
14 RE-CSD,Trongsa, RE-CD, Gelephu Download
15 RD-CSD, Dagapela, RD – CD, Tsirang Download
16 Rural Electrification Department, Thimphu Download
Security Services Division
1 Security Services Division (HO) Download
Transmisssion Department
1 Substation, Malbase, SMD, P/ling Download
2 TD SCADA, Thimphu Download
3 System Coordinator Office, TD, Thimphu Download
4 Substation, Chumdo, SMD, Semtokha Download
5 Substation, Dechenchholing, SMD, Semtokha Download
6 Substation, Deothang, SMD, Kanglung Download
7 Substation, Gedu, SMD, P/ling Download
8 Substation, Gomtu, SMD, P/ling Download
9 Substation, Haa, SMD, Semtokha Download
10 Substation, Jemina, SMD, Semtokha Download
11 Substation Maintenance Division, Kanglung Download
12 Substation, Kilikhar, SMD, Kanglung Download
13 Substation, Lobeysa, SMD, Semtokha Download
14 Substation, Nangkor, SMD, Kanglung Download
15 Substation, Nanglam, SMD, Kanglung Download
16 Substation, Olakha, SMD, Semtokha Download
17 Substation, Paro, SMD, Semtokha Download
18 Substation Maintenance Division, Phuentsholing Download
19 Substation Maintenance Division, Semtokha Download
20 Substation, Wacha, SMD, Semtokha Download
21 SMG , Gelephu, TMD, Gelephu Download
22 SMG, Pling, SMD, Pling Download
23 Substation, Gelephu, TMD, Gelephu Download
24 Substation,Kanglung,SMD,Kanglung Download
25 Substation, Phuentsholing, SMD, P/ling Download
26 Substation, Singhigaon, SMD, P/ling Download
27 Substation, Semtokha, SMD, Semtokha Download
28 Substation, Tingtibi, TMD, Gelephu Download
29 Substation, Tangmachu, SMD, Kanglung Download
30 ransmission Department, Thimphu Download
31 TLMG Chapcha,TMD, Tsimalakha Download
32 TLMG Gaselo,TMD,Semtokha Download
33 TLMG I, Gelephu, TMD, Gelephu Download
34 LMG I, Gyelpozhing, TMD, Gyelpozhing Download
35 TLMG III, Autsho,TMD,Gyelpozhing Download
36 TLMG III, Deothang, TMD, Nangkor Download
37 TLMG III, Panbang, TMD, Gelephu Download
38 TLMG II, Nanglam, TMD, Nangkor Download
39 400kV TLMG Tala-Khogla, TMD, P/ling Download
40 TLMG – I, Nangkor, TMD, Nangkor Download
41 400kV TLMG, P/ling, TMD, P/ling Download
42 220/66kV TLMG, P/ling, TMD, P/ling Download
43 Transmission Line Maintenance Group – Semtokha Download
44 TLMG, Tsimalakha, TMD, Semtokha Download
45 400kV TLMG, Tala-Pugli, TMD, P/ling Download
46 220 KV Substation, Dharjey, TMD, Gelephu Download
47 Transmission Maintenance Division, Gyelpozhing Download
48 Transmission Maintenance Division, Nangkor Download
49 Transmission Maintenance Division, Phuentsholing Download
50 Transmission Maintenance Division, Semtokha Download


1 List of Inspectors Nominated for Inspection for the year 2010 Download

1 List of Inspectors Nominated for Inspection for the year 2009 Download

February 2009
1 the test on 20 MVA, 66/33kV Transformer No. 2. Download
2 the test on 66kV Breaker, CVT, 110V & 48 V Battery and Battery Charger Download

March 2009
1 400 kV double circuit Tx Line for Punatsangchu – I Project Download
2 66 kV SF6 circuit breaker and CVT Download
3 the heat treatment and polishing of Rangjung runners Download

April 2009
1 37th Operation Coordination Committee (OCC) Download

May 2009
1 steel structure for Turnkey Package for 2×20 MVA, 66/33kV Substation, Olakha Download

July 2009
1 The test on 66kV Relay & Control Panels Download
2 Distribution Transformer Download
3 XLPE Cables at the Factory Premise Download
4 ACSR Conductor and PVC Cables Download
5 XLPE Cable and Jointing Kits Download
6 Transformers at Supplier/Manufacturer’s Factory Download

August 2009
1 Inspection of 2 x 5 MVA and 3 x 2.5 MVA, 33/11 kV Power Transformer 33/11 kV substation Download

October 2009
1 Inspection of 11/33kV switchgear panels for 33/11 kV substation Download

State of the Nation

Source: Kuensel – PM-Mission 2013
In the first annual report 2008-09 of the DPT government, Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y Thinley cited a great many achievements, some of which included an economic growth of 8.1 percent.

As of April 2009, Bhutan’s foreign reserves have increased to about USD 663m, which was sufficient to fund 17 months of imports against the requirement of 12 months.
Inflation, which was 9.21% last year, declined to 7.21% in the first quarter of 2009. Read More »

Bhutan to export 10,000 megawatt of power to India by 2020(source BBS)

March 24:Bhutan will export 10,000 megawatt of power to India by 2020. This was agreed at the signing of the protocol to the 2006 agreement between India and Bhutan on Hydro Power development. Read More »

10 hydropower projects finalised(source kuensel)

25 March, 2009 -Bhutan and India have agreed to a final list of 10 hydropower projects with a total capacity of 11,576 MW to be constructed in Bhutan by 2020. Read More »

To transmit, distribute and supply electricity in a safe, reliable and efficient manner

1. Develop National Grid

Measure Targets Initiatives Ans.
of National Grid through linkage of Eastern and
Western grids by 2010
the feasibility study of 220 kV Tsirang-Gelephu
line by 2007
Source financing and start work by 2008
of National Grid by 2014 in consultation with DOE
T&D system in line with the Punatsangchu &
Mangdechhu hydro projects
of National Grid at the Regional level
Yurmoo substation to 132 kV and Bumthang substation
to 66 kV capacity by 2010
Extension of 132 kV system to Trashi Yangtshe by
Extension of Tsirang-Dagana 220kV system by 2011
Establishment of Malbase-Samtse 220 kV system by
& Automation at substations
functional NLDC by 2009.
SCADA system in all HV substations by 2009
Remote operation capability of T&D system of
Bhutan by 2009.
monitoring and follow-up with consultants &
Training of employees on SCADA, Communication and
other NLDC related courses

2. Extend grid infrastructures to all Dzongkhags

Measure Targets Initiatives Ans.
lines to off-grid Dzongkhags
kV Single Circuit transmission line from Rurichhu
to Tsirang by 2007
66kV substation at Tsirang and 33 kV substations
at Dagana by 2007
132 kV single circuit transmission line from Tintibi
to Yurmoo and 66 kV single circuit transmission
line from Yurmoo to Bumthang with associated 33kV
substations by 2008
Double circuit 33 kV line from Tsirang to Dagana
by 2007
Single circuit 33 kV line from Yurmoo to Trongsa
via Tangsibji by 2007
estimation and project planning
Efficient project planning & scheduling
Vigilant monitoring
Increase coordination amongst stakeholders
Timely clearances from concerned Authorities

3. Undertake timely system up-gradation

Measure Targets Initiatives Ans.
of substations
Singhigaon substations up-gradation by 2008
Semtokha, Gomtu & Paro sub-station by 2008
Decommissioning study of Gedu substation by 2008
tendering, award of contracts, and monitoring
Electrification Master Plan,
Electrification plan for up-grading for new townships.
works to be carried out as per the UE Master Plan
till 2020.
to the UE Master Plan for up-gradation planning.

Allocate budget and resources as per the UE Master
Review the UE Master Plan for necessary updates
and changes

of quality of supply
System Compensation at Gomtu by 2008
tendering, award of contracts, and monitoring
Undertake similar studies for other systems

4. Ensure efficient and reliable system performance

Measure Targets Initiatives Ans.
Line reliability
by 2007
lines are free from obstruction
Use Thermo Vision Cameras to detect hot spots
Regular patrolling of lines
substation reliability
by 2007
systematic, timely O&M.
Maintain strategic critical (SKU) level of spares.
SAIDI (Overall)
< 14 by 2007
SAIDI< 23 by 2007
systematic approach in O&M of lines and substation.

Using Thermo Vision Cameras to detect hot spots.

& Billing Systems
metering project for metering all LV Distribution
Transformer on LV Side in Thimphu by 2008
innovative billing & metering systems –Keep
abreast with technological developments.
MV Substation
Substations and RMUs in urban areas (on-going process
for major towns wherever new/ up-gradation substations
are constructed)
RMUs/CSS based on UE Master Plan

5. Practice safety standards

Measure Targets Initiatives Ans.
Accidents from 2007 onwards at both HV and LV level
Develop safety procedures.
Create awareness of safety procedures and dangers
associated with the work through TD, head office
staffs and divisional manager
Purchase of safety equipments
Campaign on safety procedures to customers by 2007
Create public awareness programs for mass media
Produce pamphlets for electricity use and safety