13 cos evince interest in supplying power to Punjab: PSPCL
Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) today said 13 companies, including Tata Power, Sterlite, GMR Energy and Adani Power, have shown interest in supplying energy to the state during summers.
The state-owned power utility had invited expression of interest from companies to supply short term power during May till October this year.
“We have received bids from 13 companies for giving us power during May till October 2013,” PSPCL Director (Distribution) Arun Verma told PTI.
The other prominent companies which intend to supply power are PTC India, JSW Power, National Energy Trading and Services Ltd, NTPC VVNL, he said.
Power starved Punjab requires power during summer season when demand for energy goes up manifold in view of paddy sowing season and scorching heat.