The state government has approved to set up eight bio mass power projects, in eight districts, according to media reports. The eight bio mass power projects would be set up in Dhenkanal, Puri, Ganjam, Khurda, Raygada and Nawarangpur districts.
This time the summer is a tough time for the government and people of the Orissa state. The power cuts in the state is inevitable, but the cuts have impact on the industrial production. Delay in the monsoon in the state has affected the hydro power generation in the state. The cost of power supply to industries is very less comparing to other states like in Gujarat. But the interruption the supply to industries will be a great challenge for the state government to dealt with.
The government of Orissa has been considering the shortage of power at the hydro power projects as matter of concerns for the state. It is believed that with the situation may leader to further worse if there delay in arrival of torrential rain in the state.