Power Position In Maharashtra
The Maharashtra is first in the our country (India) as generating capacity is concerned and generating units are concerned. Now Maharashtra generating power capacity over the 9089 MW. The present thermal and hydel generating capacities in the state are over 7544MW and 1537MW respectively. In addition to this 53MW is taken through Pench hydel project, 327MW is taken from NTPC. In Maharashtra, most of the power plants have been awarded by Government of India (Koradi, Nashik, Khaparkheda, Bhusawal, Chandrapur) for their high power factor as well as bet performance.
During 1660-63, there is 61 times increase in the power supply to industry and 604 times to the agricultural , 199 times in the domestic supply and 83 times in commercial sectors and more than. Power is created by MSEB, Tata, BST, Nuclear, NTPC and some will be from the private sector. Nearly 500 MW thermal power plant of Bombay Suburban Electric Supply (BSES) . It is located at Dahanu in Thane. The second phase of Rs. 1000cores Dahanu plant is currently having trial runs. The supply of coal from the Korba collieries is inaequato. This led to an increase in cost rail transportation and delay in coal supply also..
Bombay Suburban Electric Supply Plant