Chinese power equipment imports on the rise, says Goyal

Written by Press Trust of India | Updated: Jul 22 2014, 07:49am hrs
Imports of Chinese power generation equipment have increased in the last few years, the government said.

Out of thermal generation capacity of 48,540 MW commissioned in the 11th Plan, main plant equipment for 18,187 MW was imported from China. The trend has continued so far in the 12th Plan also, MoS power Piyush Goyal told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.