Amravati, Nagpur may face power cuts in summer
Amravati: Minister of state for power Vijay
Wadettiwar today said that Maharashtra Government would buy
power from other sources to meet the demand of electricity in
the state if its power projects fail to generate enough
Wadettiwar was addressing a press conference here during
his tour of the district to review the works by MSEDCL and
water conservation projects.
He said the possibility of load-shedding-free Amravati
district facing power cuts at present is zero but nothing can
be predicted about the summer.
Due to scarce rainfall in the state this year, power
production in thermal power project has decreased
substantially and this may create power shortage. In such
situation, not only Amravati or Nagpur but entire state may
face the load shedding, said Wadettiwar.
The minister denied that Amravati will have to face
surplus charges of Rs 69 paise per unit of electricity as the
city has been made load shedding free. The decision is yet to
be taken and no surplus amount is being charged presently, the
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