Enough capacity to make up for any hydro-power shortfall, says Goyal

India has enough thermal and gas based power generation capacities to make up for shortage due to lower hydro power output in view of water scarcity in the country, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday. “India has enough capability to make up for shortfall due to lower hydro power generation, by thermal and gas based plants,” Goyal said after launching DEEP (Discovery of Efficient Electricity Price) e-Bidding & e-Reverse Auction portal for procurement of short term power by DISCOMs.


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