MoP asks NTPC, DVC to supply adequate power to Delhi discoms

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued directions to NTPC Limited and Damodar Valley Corporation to secure power supply to Delhi discoms under their respective power purchase agreements.

The MoP has also issued guidelines on October 11, 2021, regarding utilisation of unallocated power of central generating stations by the states. This will ensure that discoms of Delhi will get as much as power as requisitioned by them as per their demand. In addition to that, there was no energy deficit in the city from September 27 to October 12, 2021. The maximum demand of Delhi was 4,707 MW (peak) and 101.5 MU (Energy) on October 12, 2021. While the maximum demand in the country stood was 4,707 MW (peak) and 101.5 MU (Energy) on October 12, 2021