The problem of erratic power supply during summer, industries in state have started exploring the option to get power “any cost” and pressurising the government to ease norms to buy power from private parties.
“Ease norms and provide some open access exchange to buy power and run the industries smoothly without power halts, suffer power losses and reported to KCR.
CM assured the government has not given its priority to ease the lucrative customers.
Telangana Industrial Forum president Sudhir Reddy said, “We are buying power from local utilities by paying Rs 7-8 unit and power supply even with Rs 15 if the power supply is continuous. There is likely to shortfall of 40-45 MU in summer. The government, however, which hoped that the state would turn power surplus in a few years, is not inclined to ease norms.