Ministry of Power launches MERIT portal

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has launched the MERIT (Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency) portal which has been developed by the MoP in association with Power System Operation Corporation Limited and the Central Electricity Authority. The web portal displays information regarding the merit order of electricity procured by states such as daily state-wise marginal variable costs of all generators, daily source-wise power purchases of respective states with source-wise fixed and variable costs, etc.