ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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TATA POWER-Growing Shortages

TATA POWER Growing Shortages TATA ELECTRIC COMPANIES' peak energy requirements have been increasing at an annual average rate of 6 per cent in recent years. The peak demand and the daily energy requirement touched 1517.2 MW and 33.4 MUs respectively in June 1988, The peak period has been subjected to low frequency operation and the management has had to resort to distress load shedding and peak hour restrictions from time to time. In the light of this experience, a fresh assessment of future power requirements against estimated power shortages in the Maharashtra grid during the Seventh and Eighth Plan periods, taking into account the commissioning of the second 500 MW unit in 1990, is under the consideration of the management.

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