Tata power spends Rs300 cr in FY'14 to strengthen Mumbai network

Tata Power on Monday said it has invested over Rs300 crore in FY 2013-14 to strengthen its distribution network in the metropolis.

The company laid a total network of 602 km and commissioned six distribution and 85 consumer sub-stations in Mumbai during the year, a Tata Power release said.

"In line with our network development strategy, we plan to further strengthen the backbone infrastructure of the city to cater to our growing consumer base.

"We plan to set up additional 30 distribution sub- stations of which 17 are to be commissioned in the next five years and the remaining 13 post FY'19," Tata Power Executive Director Ashok Sethi said.

The private power firm had five lakh consumers in Mumbai as on 30 April.