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Power out! Brace yourself for dark, hot days

DNMUM423905 | 10/11/2018 | Author : Sanjay Jog | WC :487 | Business & Economy

Demand surge, supply fall lead to load-shedding
Mumbai: The nation will have to brace itself for more power cuts in the coming months thanks to ever increasing coal shortfall, dip in hydro-power generation due to deficient rainfall and increased demand due to October heat and the upcoming festive season. The aggressive buying of power on exchanges, especially by poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Telangana, have added to a surge in prices and pot of worries.
The states that will heat up the most due to this power crisis are Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Bihar and Jammu & Kashmir.
In Maharashtra, those living in areas where arrears due to unpaid bills are high will face two to six hours of load
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