Karnataka says can't supply power round the clock
news Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute| June 28, 2014| 09:16 am IST The Karnataka government says it cannot provide non stop power in state. The daily power shortage stands at 1,000 MW, energy minister D K Shivakumar informed the Assembly. The state's over dependence on hydel power projects is one reason why the state faces a shortage. The realisation from hydel power plants is just 32%. Power cuts upto 3 hours has become common in most parts of state including Bangalore. A weak monsoon is expected to hit the state's power supply even more.