Kolkata: The 750 MW thermal energy station owned by the CESC Restricted at Budge Budge has been introduced #1 amongst all thermal energy crops within the nation by the Central Electrical energy Authority (CEA) when it comes to Plant Load Issue (PLF).
The announcement comes when Bengal’s one of many greatest festivals Durga Puja is simply a few days away.
In keeping with CEA sources, the PLF of Budge Budge Producing Station (3×250 MW) was round 96.80 % in August 2019.
One the premise of PLF, the Budge Budge thermal energy station has managed to safe first place within the nation.
It’s a coal-based energy station which provides electrical energy to CESC licensed space in Kolkata. Commenting on the most recent announcement by the CEA, Rabi Chowdhury, Managing Director – Era, CESC mentioned on Tuesday that the three coal-based items of Budge Budge Producing Station are constant producers of electrical energy.
Budge Budge energy station has been ranked first amongst all thermal energy crops in the nation for its efficiency each in July and August this 12 months. The primary unit of CESC’s Budge Budge (250 MW) was commissioned in 1997, adopted by the second unit (250 MW) in 1999 and the third unit (250 MW) in 2009.
The CESC has already put in place satisfactory association to supply uninterrupted energy provide in the course of the Puja days. Round 200 emergency cell vans will patrol all through the day and night time throughout puja. Along with that 100 repairing groups can be deployed at strategic areas to fulfill any disaster.
Quite a lot of stand-by turbines can be saved in readiness at strategic areas. Particular management room manned by senior officers can be made operational. The CESC has revealed particular helpline numbers ~ 98310 79666/98310 83700 to supply help to the customers. There may even be some particular preparations for fast restoration of provide in case of any energy interruption to Puja pandals and adjoining areas.