power shortage

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

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

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

Power Ministry asks NTPC, DVC to supply as much electricity as possible to Delhi

Earlier, Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain cautioned that there could be complete backout in the national capital after two days if power plants don't receive an immediate supply of coal.

published on : 12th October 2021

Only two days of coal stocks left in Karnataka, Bengaluru faces 300 MW shortage

Shortfall being met by solar, wind energy, hydropower sources

published on : 12th October 2021

Power supply to Delhi halved by National Thermal Power Corporation, says Satyendar Jain

Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain said the Centre should accept that coal crisis and address it instead of getting in denial mode.

published on : 11th October 2021

Coal crisis: Govt scrambles all resources to avert power crisis even as Minister RK Singh decries shortage

The Coal Ministry said despite heavy rains in the coal field areas, CIL had supplied more than 255 million tonnes of coal to the power sector in this year which is the highest ever supply.

published on : 11th October 2021

India stares at power crisis with coal stocks down to days

Out of India's 135 coal plants, 108 were facing critically low stocks, with 28 of them down to just one day's worth of supply.

published on : 8th October 2021

Sidhu calls for new law to revoke PPAs approved by former SAD-BJP govt in Punjab

Earlier, Punjab govt ordered reduction in timings of state government offices from Friday and cut down on power supply to high energy consuming industries.

published on : 2nd July 2021