Power ministry says no outage due to power shortage in Delhi

Union power ministry on Wednesday said there was no outage due to power shortage in the national capital amid concerns over coal supplies to power generation units.

The maximum demand of Delhi was 4,707 MW (peak) and 101.5 MU (energy) on October 12, the ministry said as it provided a fact sheet about the power supply situation in the national capital.

“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,” the ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

The fact sheet provided by the ministry showed that there was no energy deficit in the city from September 27 to October 12. In Delhi, 101.5 Million Units (MU) of electricity were available against a requirement of 101.5 MU on October 12.

According to the ministry, energy availability was higher than the requirement on October 11. On that day, 101.9 MU of electricity was available whereas the requirement was 101.1 MU.

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