Coal Shortage

Industry body urges government to restart coal supplies to aluminium industry

The statement comes at a time when Coal India, which accounts for over 80 per cent of the domestic coal output, has temporarily prioritised fuel supply to power producers.

published on : 27th October 2021

Non-power consumers face risk of closure due to coal supply shortage

Though the power sector accounts for around 66% of coal consumption in India, other sectors are also likely to be impacted badly as coal supply to non-power consumers has come to a halt.

published on : 24th October 2021

Coal shortage: 59 thermal power plants have less than four days of fuel stocks

The number of such projects having less than four days of coal (supercritical stock) stood at 61 on October 19, the latest data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) showed.

published on : 21st October 2021

Coal, railway, power ministers discuss coal supply situation at power plants

The meeting comes against the backdrop of power plants grappling with coal shortages.

published on : 19th October 2021

Power supply will not be hit in Karnataka, claims minister

Congress legislature party leader Siddaramaiah cautioned, “There was no power shortage until now.

published on : 16th 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

Procure coal, avoid power cuts, Jagan tells Energy department 

He clarified that there was no dearth of funds and asked officials to purchase necessary coal to operate thermal power stations at full capacity and tide over the crisis.

published on : 15th October 2021

Closure of some mines, inundation due to monsoon led to coal crisis: Pralhad Joshi 

The minister also discussed the issue related to the availability of land for mining at the meeting.

published on : 14th October 2021

There won't be coal crisis for power generation: Union minister Pralhad Joshi

Joshi said he was going to visit the mines of SECL to take stock and hold discussions to expedite the production there.

published on : 13th October 2021

No shortage of anything; reports of coal crisis baseless: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman said the question regarding the vaccines was if they had to be preserved in a certain temperature to be carried around and distributed across India.

published on : 13th October 2021

Centre to increase coal production to two million tonnes per day in week's time to meet demands

Government sources said that there is no shortage in the daily supply of coal to states and power companies and it is maintaining 5 days' stock. In a month's time situation will be back to normal.

published on : 13th October 2021

Karnataka’s coal situation comfortable: Bommai

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said that talks will intensify with the coal ministry and neighbouring states to get more coal. 

published on : 13th October 2021

Coal shortage: Situation grim in Kudgi's NTPC thermal power plant

The countrywide coal shortage has affected power generation at the 2,400 MW-capacity National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) plant in Kudgi.

published on : 13th October 2021

Minister says Maharashtra facing 4,000 MW power shortage, blames Coal India for fuel supply crunch

He said Coal India, a Maharatna PSU and the largest producer of the fossil fuel, has failed to ensure timely supply of coal for thermal power generation plants in the state.

published on : 12th October 2021

No power outages in Telangana, enough coal reserves: Energy minister G Jagadish Reddy

The Minister, however, said there might be problems for power in the future, due to the lopsided policies of the Central government. 

published on : 12th October 2021
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