Decisions To Take on power Cuts: TS

Decisions-To-Take-on-power-Hyderabad: Officials are taking a decision on power cuts after Feb 21 and TSSPDCL say that most probably the four hour power cut will be divided in two sessions of two hours.

And the timing for the power cuts will be mentioned as follows peak morning between 6.30 am and 9 am and other one before 6 pm in the city as the officials said. “Agriculture pump sets across the state will be supplied power after 6 pm till late at night”, he said.

The two discoms in the state are using 5,209 MW and this will increase as increase in temperature. “As of now, we are using full power that is generated from all sources along with consumption of 3,600 MW and increases to 4,200 MW during the months of March and April. And the government discussing with Transco team to get power from outside during summer”, said official pravin Kumar Reddy.

Transco doing the best workout on the shortfall of power and occasional technical snags continue to hit generation. 250 MW unit at Kottagudem developed a snag and tripped to compensate officials increased hydel production at Srisailam.“In all there will be requirement of nearly 1200 MW to 1400 MW additionally out of which more than 700 MW would be supplied to city and the surrounding areas. We expected 1000 MW of Dabhol power and 500 MW.There is no corridor available right now and I can’t exactly say when it will be available”, said J.srinivas Reddy.

“We are expecting our rightful share of 53.89 percent of power generated there” Mr Reddy said. And the CM of the state also wrote a letter to Prime Minister to the supply of power from the central pool as officials hoped.

Medaram Jathara

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