Explained: Unprecedented power crisis looms in India as coal stocks dry up

Published: 21st April 2022 05:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st April 2022 05:45 PM  

India is on the verge of an unprecedented power crisis as thermal power plants across the country are grappling with coal shortages. According to the Central Electricity Authority of India’s latest daily coal report, coal stock at 81 out of a total of 150 thermal power stations using domestic coal is in critical stage. The situation at private thermal plants is equally bad as stock at 28 out of 54 plants is critical.

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