Several areas in the city faced
intermittent load-shedding today following cut in power supply
by a number of generating stations due to shortage of coal.
The coal supply to many generating stations, which supply
, has been hit by cancellation and
of goods trains carrying the fuel due to dense fog.
Coal shortage at NTPC' Dadri power plant in neighbouring
Uttar Pradesh has resulted in reduction of 300-500 MW of power
in the last two days, officials said. Delhi
A number of other coal-based power stations have also
curtailed supply to
, they said. Delhi
Technical glitches in a number of thermal power
generating stations have also compounded the problem, the
They said the Damodar Valley Corporation has curtailed
by 320 MW due a
snag in its Mejia thermal Delhi
power station today.
The Chandrapura power plant in Jharkhad has also reduced
supply of around 200 MW power to
due to "congestion in Delhi
its transmission corridor", said the officials.
The maximum power demand in the city in the last 24 hours
was recorded at 3,955 MW.