The Maharashtra government plans to sign a MoU with Tata Power for sourcing 1,000 MW from the upcoming Dherand Thermal Project, said Maharashtra’s Power Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Wednesday.
Addressing the media at the State Secretariat, he said both power requirement and transmission capacity for the Mumbai region requires further augmentation. The tie-up with Tata Power is a step in that direction. Since the present State government came to power, the transmission capacity for Mumbai city has increased by 1300 MW, he said. or industries in the Vidarbha region, it will vary from 30 paise to Rs. 1.52 per unit, while for Marathwada, it will be from 25 paise to Rs. 1 per unit, the statement said.