State-owned power giant NTPC is weighing the option of snapping power supplies to BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL), which distributes electricity in Delhi, for delay in payment of its dues.
The continued non-payments by Delhi discoms would make it very difficult for NTPC to keep maintaining its reliable supplies in the ensuing peak summer season where the demand of Delhi is supposed peak to at 6600 MW as per estimates, a source said.
The source said that in case overdue payments are not made immediately, the NTPC may be constrained to consider all options, including regulation (snapping) of power supply, in the coming days.
NTPC is the major supplier of power to national capital region of Delhi, which has a total allocation of 3930 MW from NTPC including 693 MW from APCPL Jhajjar (a Joint Venture of NTPC, the NCT of Delhi and Haryana). Read More…