Energy And Power Department

The Energy & Power Department of Sikkim is engaged in the generation of electricity, its transmission to various load centers and finally distribution to the consumers of all categories. As a whole the Department is responsible for the development of power project in the state in order to meet the ever growing requirement and raise revenue from there. Now with the liberalized power policy Sikkim is poised to gain in a big way. With the opening of this sector for private developers, Sikkim can look forward for developing and exploiting its huge Hydro Power Potential which has been assessed to 8000 MW Peak with a firm base of 3000 MW. At present the total Installed Capacity of the state is 95.70 MW. Total hydro power potential in the state so far is 5352.7 MW and they are in different stages of implementation.

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