by NEWSNER , 2021-04-07 12:00:55
The MeECL on Tuesday gave a notification forcing an eight-hour load-shedding in the state, aside from the Garo Hills locale, on Wednesday.
"Meghalaya is confronting an intense force deficiency of around 2.1 MU (million units) because of upkeep closure of one unit of OTPC Agartala, low age of all NEEPCO hydro plants and low water level in MePGCL power stations," MeECL CMD, Arunkumar Kembhavi said in the request transferred on its site.
Kembhavi expressed that with incredible trouble, on Tuesday evening, they figured out how to mastermind around 0.8 MU of force from outside the state.
"On account of the continuous Assembly decisions across India and pinnacle summer in Northern and Southern India, energy rates in return showcases have contacted Rs 6 for every unit along these lines making it unviable for us to buy power on an ongoing premise," he said.
The MeECL CMD expressed that they have no other alternative except to uphold load shedding across Meghalaya on a revolution premise.
"The circumstance may fluctuate somewhat to guarantee framework security. All endeavours will be made to make the least burden the overall population," Kembhavi expressed.
He additionally kept up that this has got nothing to do with the guideline notice gave by Power Grid yet simply because of water accessibility.