Coal Crisis

Metal industry blames govt for recent coal crisis

The ongoing coal shortage in the country is not just impacting the thermal power plants but other sectors such as steel and aluminum too. 

published on : 17th May 2022

Power crisis: Indian Railways deploys 86 per cent of its open wagons for coal transportation

Data shows the Railways has around 3,82,562 wagons, out of which 1,31,403 are open wagons and 3,636 of whom are in need of repair as of May 2.

published on : 4th May 2022

Coal stock figures cited by me authentic, confusion created by Centre, its website: Satyendar Jain

In his April 28 letter to Singh, Jain had given details of low coal stock at various thermal plants supplying power to Delhi, and urged the Centre to ensure adequate availability of coal.

published on : 4th May 2022

Citizens in Telangana blow a fuse over unofficial power cuts

Power cuts are back to haunt the residents of Telangana, especially its capital city Hyderabad, though they are not being termed as such by electricity board officials.

published on : 1st May 2022

Telangana officials say power outage has no link with coal crisis

Power outages are back to haunt residents of Telangana, though unofficially.

published on : 1st May 2022

Government 'totally unprepared' to tackle coal-rail-power crisis: Chidambaram 

He also said the ministries of coal, railway and power are desperately inventing excuses to hide their "monumental incompetence".

published on : 30th April 2022

Kerala gets power paucity shock as coal crisis looms

With the summer peaking, electricity use has shot up in the state

published on : 23rd April 2022

Punjab power plants hit by coal woes, unprecedented surge in prices

All three private power plants in the state have coal stocks for only a week or less, as against the norm of stocking up for 28 days.

published on : 26th March 2022

No power shortage despite coal crisis, says Andhra energy department

The officials also mentioned that the power consumption had surpassed the national average in August itself. 

published on : 11th November 2021

No coal crisis in country, says Union Coal and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi

The Union Minister and MoS Raosaheb Patil Dhanve also visit Paradip port and inspect the coal loading system

published on : 29th October 2021

Centre directs all States, including Andhra, to run coal-based power units at full capacity

The ministry also advised all coal-based generation units to maintain coal stocks to meet their obligations and ensure availability of plants to meet the electricity demand as per grid requirement.

published on : 25th October 2021

Number of power projects with less than four-day coal stock dips to 58

The improvement in the coal stock situation assumes significance in view of the ongoing shortage of the dry fuel at thermal power plants in the country.

published on : 19th October 2021

Number of power projects with less than 4-day coal stock dips to 61

The improvement in the coal stock situation assumes significance in view of the ongoing shortage of the dry fuel at thermal power plants in the country.

published on : 18th October 2021

Aanchalik Silp Bisthapit Sachetan Manch warns stir over coal shortage in Odisha

The forum also alleged more than 65 per cent of MCL’s coal is sent to other states which is fuelling the coal supply crisis in Odisha. 

published on : 17th October 2021

Amidst power shortage, rain brings relief to Kerala Electricity Board

The heavy rainfall has led to a sharp drop in temperature and as the use of fans and air conditioners has come down.

published on : 15th October 2021
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