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KSEB for power supply regulation

Published: 05th September 2012 12:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th September 2012 12:11 PM   |  A+A-

A full board meeting of the KSEB on Tuesday decided to write to the government that power supply will have to be regulated in the state if the monsoon weakens. “At least 25 to 30 per cent of power sold to the consumers will have to be charged at market rates to handle the demand-supply gap,” according to the KSEB. The KSEB is running up a huge liability by buying costly thermal power from outside to meet the demand. With the Onam vacation ending, power consumption in the state has once again started to soar up.  From Monday, the KSEB

started scheduling 150 MW from the NTPC’s Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Project, Kayamkulam. “With the price of naphtha going up, the power from Kayamkulam is priced at Rs 11.80 per unit,” the KSEB officials said. Tuesday’s meeting also decided to appoint a consultancy for establishing a gas-based power plant in Brahmapuram, Kochi.


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