State-run power giant NTPC on Tuesday said it has been making electricity available to the national capital but the distribution companies have been scheduling only 70 per cent of power made available to them.
“NTPC has been making available required power for Delhi. As the data shows (1st October to 11th October), Delhi DISCOMs have been scheduling only 70 per cent of power that has been made available by the NTPC,” tweeted NTPC on Tuesday along with data for eleven days till October 11, 2021.
According to the data provided by NTPC for eleven days, the discoms in the city scheduled (or got supply of) 38.81 million units (MU) against the 54.83 MU declared capacity entitlement (or made available by the NTPC).
Earlier in the day, a fact sheet released by the Ministry of Power also showed that there was no energy deficit in Delhi during the two weeks period till October 10, 2021.
In a fact sheet on the power supply situation in Delhi, the power ministry stated that the maximum demand of Delhi was 4,536 MW (peak) and 96.2 MU (energy) on 10 October, 2021.
As per the information received from Delhi discoms, there was no outage on account of power shortage, as the required amount of power was supplied to them, it stated.