Healthy storage in hydel dams
The State has a wholesome storage degree in its hydel dams to satisfy the ability demand in the present season ending in May. As on Saturday, the storage is at 40% in 16 main dams. The new water yr will start on June 1 with the brand new rule curve degree coming into impact. In the Idukki reservoir the storage is at 38%. The water degree on Saturday was 2,340.24 ft and technology on the Moolamattom energy home was 8.782 million models (mu).
A Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) official mentioned the common energy technology in Idukki was 9 mu and it had fallen after peaking over 13 mu. The energy technology needed to be scaled as much as meet the demand in the State. Now, the Idukki reservoir had storage to generate 834.200 mu. The energy consumption in the State on Saturday was 79.99 mu.
The storage in the hydel dams was adequate to generate 1,663.917 mu. The storage degree in the principle hydel dams on Saturday was Idukki (38%), Pampa (52%), Sholayar (42%), Idamalayar (36%), Kundala (74%), Mattupetty (37%), Kuttiyady (45%), Thariyode (16%), Anayirankal (25%), Ponmudi (57%), Neriamangalam (66%), Peringalkuthu (29%), and Lower Periyar (72%). The energy consumption in the State reached an all-time excessive of 88.417 mu on March 19.
The summer season rain had additionally performed a job in decreasing energy consumption. It resulted in a fall of eight to 10 mu in energy consumption per day. The common energy technology at Moolamattom had fallen from 13 to fifteen mu to 6 to 9 mu with the arrival of summer season rain, mentioned the official.
In secure place
KSEB Chief Engineer (Dam Safety) Supriya S. mentioned 40% of water storage was a wholesome degree to satisfy the ability demand until June. The India Meteorological Department had predicted regular monsoon this yr, which might assist in enhancing water storage in the approaching water yr, she mentioned.