Telangana govt to buy 2000 mw additional power from NTPC


Telangana govt to buy 2000 mw additional power from NTPC

The Telangana government has sought 2000 MW additional power from NTPC to meet the growing power demand in the state, in view of the upcoming Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project, a top TRANSCO official said Thursday.

“We have requested the NTPC to give us 2000 mw of their unallocated power. We need it from July to November of this year. Once the Kaleshwaram project becomes operational, our power requirements will go up by 2000 mw additionally,” TS Transco CMD, D Prabhakar Rao told PTI.

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had June 12 announced his decision to inaugurate the Rs 80,000 crore Kaleshwaram lift irrigation Scheme on June 21. Read More

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