Punjab Power Corporation run Shanan power house project has resumed production of electricity after 37 days. Carrying the production capacity of 50MW the project had shut down it’s production due to malfunction of machine runner. After the replacement of runner it resumed production on Saturday morning. It ran last on May 11, 2016.
After consistent failure of runner management had decided to change the runner. Punjab Power Corporation had been charged of negligence towards the said project. This step of replacing runner is being considered as a solid reply to such charges.
It is estimated to incur a loss of crores of rupees to corporation due to the shut down of this machine in peak season. It is estimated worth 1900MW of electricity been lost due to this failure.
With abundant water in summer day in Shanan power house project is to estimated to produce 110 MW of electricity, which is said to be resumed with this replacement..