Odisha state plans to borrow 200 MW power
To meet the state´s power requirement in May and June, the Odisha government is planning to loan 200 MW power from North Indian states through power banking. Power banking is a cashless operation through which Odisha will return equal amounts of power during monsoons to the respective states.
Odisha is currently getting 100 MW from Delhi and an additional 400 MW in the evening from Punjab. The state gets 1,200 MW from hydro projects, 350 MW from IB Thermal Power Plant, Banharpalli, Jharsuguda, 380 MW from Talcher Thermal Power Station, Talcher, 580 MW from central share and 700 MW from independent power producers.
Contact: Secretariat, Government of Odisha