PUNJAB STATE POWER CORPORATION LIMITED
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE
PRESS NOTE, Patiala August 5, 2018
PSPCL surpassed the record of highest ever energy supplied during a day on 04-08-2018, when it supplied 2749 LUs of energy. Unrelenting hot and relatively dry weather conditions have increased energy requirements, so much that even on Saturday, when many of the government offices, public institutions, colleges and schools etc are not working due to weekend holiday in state, a new record of highest ever energy supplied in a day was set.
While disclosing, this achievement, Er. Baldev Singh Sran, CMD, PSPCL said with a ray of smile on his face that PSPCL has beaten its own record of highest ever energy supplied during a day with supply of as high as 2749 LUs of energy within state and in addition sold 6 LU in power exchange @ Rs. 6.78 per unit. Peak demand on this day touched 12059 MW. Earlier also, PSPCL had set a new record on 10-07-2018, when it supplied 2745 LUs of energy and 12556 MW of peak power demand was met.
Er. Sran further added that despite such huge energy demand and shortfall in availability of hydro power, PSPCL is supplying uninterrupted 8 hour supply to agriculture consumers also and no cut on general and industrial consumers is imposed.
Er. Sran assured that PSPCL have made all the necessary arrangements of power supply during these extreme weather conditions and due to round the clock monitoring, PSPCL is well prepared to continue to meet with the expectations of the people of Punjab during this scorching and humid weather conditions in future too.
Issued by Dy. Secy. Public Relations
Press Note no 26, Dated August 5, 2018