Morning Megawatt 27 November 2017

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Market Intelligence Summary

  • All-India RTC clearing price remained under pressure and just above Rs 3.00/kWh as demand was lower than what was observed during most of last week while supply remained above 200 MUs. Total buy bids volume (152 MUs) was the second lowest in the last six trading sessions while total sell bids volume (218 MUs) was the lowest in last four trading sessions.
  • NORTHERN REGION: On 26 November, two units each of 250 MW at Suratgarh thermal power plant in Rajasthan were shutdown due to low demand. A 600 MW unit of Rajiv Gandhi thermal power plant was shutdown in Haryana for reasons unknown at the time of publication.
  • WESTERN REGION: On 26 November, a 660 MW unit of NTPC Sipat was revived. Two units of 210 MW capacity each were revived at Chandrapur thermal power plant in Maharashtra; another unit of 210 MW at Koradi thermal power plant was also revived. All three units had been shut due to coal shortage. On 27 November, a 660 MW unit of Adani Power Mundra was shutdown due to shutdown of Mundra-Mohindergarh transmission line. Despite this shutdown, no major change in the LTOA supply from Adani Power Mundra to Haryana had been reported in the schedules till the time of publication.
  • EASTERN REGION: Odisha has increased power procurement significantly over the last few days due to a sharp reduction in hydro power generation. Thus, despite no change in demand the state has been forced to increased procurement from IEX. 
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