Ahead Of Peak Summer, PSPCL Says No Shortage Despite Dip In Power Availability


Ahead Of Peak Summer, PSPCL Says No Shortage Despite Dip In Power Availability

Despite a dip in 1,450 megawatt of power availability this year, the Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has claimed that there would be no shortage during the peak summer season. Last year, Punjab had power availability of 13,962.62 MW from sources within and outside the state.

This year, the shutting down of the Bathinda thermal plant and two units of the Ropar thermal plant has deprived the corporation of 850 MW of electricity. It is learnt that the central power authorities have reduced the transfer capacity of Punjab from the northern grid by another 600 MWs to prevent excessive load on the system. Read More…

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