The UP Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL) will now purchase coal for its 950 MW Parichha thermal plant in Jhansi from the NCL (Northern Coalfield Restricted) rather than the BCCL (Bharat Coking Cola Ltd), the corporate that had been supplying coal to the plant for years.
The transfer, in accordance to UPRVUNL chairman M Devraj, will assist the company save not less than ₹400 crore on coal annually.
“The price of the coal accessible with the BCCL was larger due to which the manufacturing price of energy generated by the Parichha thermal crops was additionally larger,” he mentioned.
The Centre, on UP’s request, has agreed to switch the coal accessible from the BCCL to the NCL. The BCCL provided round 24 lakh tonnes of coal to the utpadan nigam annually.
The Appellate Tribunal for Electrical energy has, within the meantime, fined discoms for not difficult the UPERC’s tariff order inside the stipulated interval of 48 days from the date of issuance of the tariff order.
The discoms had moved the tribunal towards the UPERC’s resolution to decrease the tariff within the highest slab final yr in July. “The tribunal has imposed a price of ₹10,000 every on them for not submitting the enchantment in time,” an official mentioned.
Welcoming the choice UP Rajya Vidyut Upbhokta Parisahad chairman Avdhesh Kumar Verma demanded the UPERC to decrease the ability tariff this yr as effectively.