While the Delhi government’s environment department on Friday extended the closure of Badarpur power plant till further orders, keeping in view the present air quality in the city, the power department said the facility would have to be made functional to meet the city’s peak summer demand at a meeting called by the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA).
Delhi power secretary Varsha Joshi said, “We will have to reopen the Badarpur plant as soon as summer starts. We will need Badarpur power plant until we have the Tughlaqabad sub-station ready. The work has already been awarded and it has to be completed by March 2018.”
EPCA members said the substation was supposed to be completed by 2015-16. “Give us a time-frame for the 400KV Tughlaqabad station first. Read More…
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