Post-bifurcation, Telangana power crisis set to worsen

Jun 05 2014, 09:48 IST
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Telangana is staring at a power crisis as the demand is much higher than the available power generating capacity. Image Courtesy: Reuters Telangana is staring at a power crisis as the demand is much higher than the available power generating capacity. Image Courtesy: Reuters
SummaryTelangana is staring at a power crisis as the demand is much higher than the available power generating capacity.

MW. In addition yearly growth in power demand is around 10% excluding requirement of power for Lift Irrigation Schemes (LIS). Shortages in coal supplies, dwindling gas reserves, lack of sufficient transmission corridor from northern grid, high market prices for power in the southern states are some of the main barriers for any plans to address the power problems in Telangana state.

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