Kanpur Electricity Supply Company

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The Kanpur Electricity Supply Company Ltd. (KESCo) formerly known as Kanpur Electricity Supply Authority) is an electrical power company in Kanpur, India.[1][2] A Government of Uttar Pradesh undertaking, part of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited, it was formed on 14 January 2000, and supplies power to the entire area under the Kanpur Municipal Corporation. [3]

KESCo is responsible for distribution and bulk supply of power in Kanpur and provides power to over 427,158 consumers, consisting of approximately 350,000 domestic, 73 thousand commercial, eight thousand others including small, medium, large, and heavy power connections. Maintaining all the consumers through a network based on 61 electrical substations of 33/6.6 kV level, 333 feeders of 11 kV level and more than 3000 distribution transformers of different levels.[3]


  1. ^ "Citizens sweat due to unscheduled power cuts". The Times of India. 27 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-30. 
  2. ^ "Power supply to remain suspended in many areas". The Times of India. 2 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-30. 
  3. ^ a b "About us". Retrieved 2014-08-30. 

Official website[edit]

Official Kanpur Electricity Supply Company website