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Arrival of coal rakes lead to the restoration of thermal units

VINOD GUPTA | October 23, 2020 02:43 PM

CHANDIGARH:The movement of coal rakes to the thermal plants in Punjab after a gap of 27 days has led to the restoration of thermal units at Talwandi Sabo, Rajpura thermal, and Goindwal Sahib thermal plants.
One unit of Talwandi Sabo thermal plant, the second unit of Rajpura thermal and one unit of Goindwal Sahib thermal have started generation today giving much-needed relief to the
Punjab power supply.One unit each at Lehra Mohabatt and Ropar which were generating power
have now been put on forced outage following the revival of thermal units at private thermal plants.
On Friday the maximum demand observed is 6360 MW at 10 AM. On Thursday the power demand in Punjab was 6400 MW with an evening peak of 5900 MW. The power supply in the state was 1316 Lakh units with thermal plants only supplying 161 lakh units. State hydro plants supplied 125
lakh units. Rajpura thermal supplied 92 lakh units while state thermal units at Ropar and Lehra Mohabatt supplied
69 lakh units.

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