Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, July 1
Punjab State Power Corporation Limited on Thursday appealed to the federal government/public sector offices in Punjab to use power judiciously and swap off ACs up to July 3.
In a launch it stated that due to extended dry spells (delayed monsoon), paddy transplantation within the state and due to power scarcity owing to failure of 1 unit of the Talwandi Sabo thermal power plant in Bathinda district, PSPCL is going through downside in assembly the power demand of greater than 14,500 Plus MW.
It stated that in view of unprecedented scenario, it’s appealed to all officers and officers working in numerous authorities departments, boards and firms to make even handed use of electrical energy of their offices and enterprise centres by switching off the lights, gadgets and home equipment when not required and switching off high-power consuming home equipment like air conditioners for the following three days.
Wherever attainable, the workers are suggested to keep away from utilizing a number of AC items inside offices for lowering the power load on the system in addition to decreasing their electrical energy payments, it stated.