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Q.8:- What do you mean by transmission and distribution losses? How can they be reduced?

 

Answer:-
Transmission and Distribution (T&D) losses refer to theft of power which has not been controlled.
Nation’s average loss is 23%.
T&D losses can be reduced by having:



  1. Appropriate size of conductors
  2. Proper load management
  3. Meter supply
  4. Privatisation of distribution work
  5. Introduction of energy audits. Some steps have already been initiated in this direction.