For the first time in history, Uttar Pradesh may become a power surplus state

For the first time in history, Uttar Pradesh may become a power surplus state

Uttar Pradesh may become a power surplus state for the first time in its history, a report by the country’s apex government body dealing with the power sector indicates.

Many other states are already in this club. Uttar Pradesh used to battle a demand-supply gap as high as 20%-25% till only three-four years ago.

But the move from a deficit state to a surplus one is the result of initiatives taken in the field of generation in the last decade or so here and elsewhere in the country. The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has forecast that the state will have surplus electricity, though marginally during the current financial year 2017-18. Read More…

 

 

 

Credit By: The Hindustan Times

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