Ministry of Power issued guidelines for NTPC and DVC, target to maintain power supply keeping in view the demand of Delhi

Amidst the coal crisis, there was a huge reduction of 7.2 crore units in the consumption of electricity, tomorrow there may be power cut in many areas of Delhi

Keeping in view the demand of Delhi, the target is to maintain the supply of electricity.

Keeping in view the declared capacity (DC) given to the power distribution companies of Delhi during the last 10 days, the Ministry of Power has issued instructions to NTPC and DVC on Sunday. Its main objective is to ensure the supply of electricity to Delhi. This will ensure that the power distribution companies of Delhi will get as much power as they need according to their demand.

Guidelines issued on Monday, October 11

1. NTPC and DVC may offer Standard Declared Capacity (DC) to Delhi’s power distribution companies as per allocation under PPAs relating to their coal based power plants. Both NTPC and DVC are committed to provide Delhi as much power as is demanded by the distribution companies of Delhi.

2. NTPC may offer Standard Declared Capacity (DC) to the power distribution companies of Delhi as per their allocation (from gas based power plants) under the respective PPAs. Gas available from all sources including SPOT, LT-RLNG etc. may be included while offering DC to Delhi Discom.

Apart from this, guidelines have also been issued on Monday, October 11 regarding utilization of unallocated power to meet the increased demand from coal based power plants. Under these guidelines, the states have been requested to use the unallocated power for supply of electricity to the consumers of the state and in case of surplus power, the same has been requested to be reported so that the same is allocated to other needy states. To be.

Also, if a state is found selling electricity in the electricity exchange or is not scheduling this unallocated power, then their unallocated power can be temporarily reduced or withdrawn so that To be allocated afresh to other states which need such power.

According to the Ministry of Power, Delhi’s maximum demand on Sunday, October 10 was 4,536 MW (peak) and 96.2 MU (energy). As per the information received from Delhi Discoms, no cut was made due to power shortage as they were supplied the required amount of power.


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