There was no load shedding in the city and category A, B, C and D areas in the state on Saturday following a sharp decline in power shortfall by 1,200MW.
Load shedding was effected on category E, F and G1, G2 and G3 feeders in the state to tide over the 800MW shortfall. The power cut lasted for 6.15 hours to 7.45 hours on these feeders.
Officials of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) claimed that the power availability improved on Saturday and the demand dipped significantly because of weekend holidays of offices and the resumption of rain. The situation is likely to be the same on Sunday. As the showers are expected to continue till Monday, the decision about imposing load shedding on the first day of the week would be taken after assessing the demand and supply gap. Read More…
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