RPower, Lanco snap supply to UPPCL on non-payment
“Both companies have shut down generation as we have not been able to make timely payments. While dues to Reliance amount to approximately R900 crore, Lanco’s dues are to the tune of approximately Rs 400 crore,” an official of UPPCL said on condition of anonymity.
The Northern Region Load Despatch Centre also reports that while one unit of Rosa TPS has been shut since February 13 due to “commercial dispute with UPSEB”, one unit of the Anpara C has been shut down since January 24 due to a “commercial dispute with UPPCL”.
Both Rosa and Lanco have a total installed capacity of 1,200 MW each. While the former has four units, each of 300 MW, Lanco has two coal-fired units each of 600 MW.
Reliance Power had run into a commercial dispute with the UPPCL in July last year after which it manually shut two of its four units. Then too, UPPCL had dues of R373 crore towards Rosa.
When contacted, UPPCL sources conceded they have not been able
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