Another blow to the common man, the monthly bill of the customers will cost Rs. 200

m. Ta. Special Representative, Mumbai: Due to numerous causes, ‘Mahavitran’ wants to recuperate no less than Rs 40,000 crores for the buy of costly electrical energy, so the enhance in electrical energy costs in the state is inevitable. The enhance is probably going to be as massive as no less than 60 paise per unit. Therefore, the monthly electrical energy bill of ‘Mahavitran’ customers is predicted to enhance by no less than Rs.200.

Due to shortage of coal, due to which coal has to be imported, elevated cost of energy technology, electrical energy having to be procured from outdoors, much less subsidy acquired in the kind of cross subsidy, the energy buy cost of ‘Mahavitran’ has gone up quite a bit.

The state authorities’s ‘Mahavitran’ firm buys most of the electrical energy from ‘Maha Nirmitri’. Most of ‘Maha Nirmitri’ is predicated on thermal i.e. coal based mostly electrical energy. Coal availability fell in October final 12 months and April-May this 12 months, when demand peaked. After that, in July-August too, ‘Maha Nirmitri’ had to generate electrical energy with costly coal. Therefore, ‘Mahavitran’ has to promote electrical energy at an costly fee. Similarly, non-public thermal energy producers additionally offered costly energy to ‘Mahavitran’.

Mahanirimti generates electrical energy by means of 30 units of seven thermal energy crops. The electrical energy gross sales fee in these units reached a minimal of Rs 2.837 to Rs 5.467 per unit in August from a minimal of Rs 2.467 to a most of Rs 4.957 per unit in July. Due to all these circumstances, the firm has incurred electrical energy buy cost of Rs 34 thousand 806 crore until the finish of September, which is 13 p.c greater than ‘Mahavitaran’ has already knowledgeable the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission. All this restoration will be carried out by the customers.

It was already mentioned that 20 p.c much less coal can be acquired from Coal India when the demand elevated in summer season. Actually, the energy technology corporations didn’t even get that a lot coal. So that they had to purchase coal from outdoors. Mahavitran additionally typically had to buy costly electrical energy from the market. Because of that, they’ve incurred an extra cost of no less than 20 thousand crore rupees. Apart from that, the firm didn’t get the cross subsidy cash throughout Corona. That loss can be round 20 thousand crore rupees. In this manner, an extra cost of no less than 40 thousand crore rupees has come to Mahavitran,’ mentioned senior electrical energy professional Ashok Pendse to ‘Maharashtra Times’.

Cross subsidy is…

‘Mahavitran’ has almost 2.84 crore customers. Of these, 44 lakh are agricultural shoppers. ‘Mahavitran’ offers electrical energy to agricultural shoppers at backed charges. The quantity of this grant is industrial; It can be recovered by promoting energy to industries at greater charges. However, due to the closure of industrial and industrial companies throughout the Corona interval, even 20 p.c of the electrical energy bill was not recovered from them. In that, Mahavitran misplaced almost 40 thousand million models at a median fee of Rs 2.50 per unit. However, the agricultural sector had to present electrical energy at full capability at backed charges. It is seen that there’s a loss of 20 thousand crore rupees.

Will electrical energy charges enhance or gasoline measurement?

A gasoline cost is levied to compensate for the enhance in energy buy cost. Mahavitran has been charging Rs 1.35 per unit since July. His time period will finish in the month of November. According to the above cost this measurement may be Rs.1.90. Sources mentioned that if the gasoline adjustment measurement will not be elevated, electrical energy tariff hike will be inevitable subsequent 12 months. When contacted the officers of ‘Mahavitran’ on this regard, they didn’t give a concrete reply.

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