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India’s coal crisis produced twin glaring conclusions: Coal is expensive & unreliable

The coal shortage led to a surge in prices at the power exchange, which hit a ceiling of Rs 20/kWh during most of the time intervals on high coal shortage days The economics of low-cost.......

Power crisis: CIL despatches highest-ever coal in April-October period

Overall coal supplies for October reached 56.7 MTs, with nearly 12 percent jump against October of last year when the despatch was 50.7 MTs CIL scaled up its supplies to power utilities to an.......

Ensure coal stocks at TPPs reach at least 18 days by Nov-end: Pralhad Joshi tells CIL

Despite the setbacks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, CIL should be able to reach the 1-BT coal production target by the end of calendar year 2024 at all costs, Joshi told CIL Coal will remain a.......

AIPEF seeks CAG audit of IPPs, says blending of imported coal will raise power tariff

Blending of imported coal for power generation will result in a hike in tariff by Rs 1.15 per unit, the AIPEF has said The investigations of the DRI regarding forged documents of imported coal.......

To avert coal, power crisis in future, India mulls strategic coal & gas reserves

Keeping a strategic reserve of these fuels — gas, oil, imported coal — will allow economies to adjust and tide over these supply shocks for about a month or so, said the Power.......

Power crisis: Govt mulls changes in normative coal stock requirement for TPPs, say sources

According to a draft document being discussed, the Centre is considering lowering the normative coal stock requirement to 10 days for pithead TPPs The CEA is expected to come up with the revised.......

Power crisis: AIPEF seeks price cap to stop black marketing of power on energy exchange

The AIPEF has demanded that an expert committee with a CEA member should be constituted immediately to enquire into the coal shortage resulting in power crisis in India In view of the spike in.......

Coal crisis: Number of TPPs with zero coal stock comes down from 16 to 13

The number of TPPs with three or less than three days’ coal stock has also come down from 83 on October 11 to 73 on October 15 The average coal stock at 135 coal-fired power plants, which.......

Power crisis: Coal-based power generation capacity under outage reduces by 1 GW

This is an improvement over the total capacity of units under outage due to low coal stocks of 6 GW reported on 13th October 2021, said the Power Ministry The govt has also released a fact sheet.......

Power crisis: MCL ramps up average coal despatch to 5.12 lakh tonne per day

Even the smallest bottleneck in the business operations has to be addressed to optimise production and despatch, said the MCL CMD Ensuring that every household is illuminated during the ensuing.......

Power crisis: Video shows WCL official braving heavy rainfall to ensure coal production

The video shows K Raghuvir, a Chief Manager at WCL’s Sasti OCP in Ballarpur, braving heavy rainfall to prevent a coal pump from getting submerged in the rain The pump getting submerged.......

Power Crisis: Delhi availing only 70% of power allocated to it, says NTPC

As per October 1 to October 11 data, Delhi discoms have been scheduling only 70 percent of the power that has been made available by NTPC, said the PSU The statement comes a day after Delhi.......

Power crisis: Centre pulls up states, says use unallocated power to meet your state’s demands

Distribution companies should not sell the power in the power exchange and starve their own consumers, said the Ministry of Power In case of surplus power, the states have been requested to.......

Power crisis: Half of India’s thermal power capacity has 3 or less than 3 days’ coal stock

The number of such TPPs was 75 (capacity 91,655 MW) on October 4 and 72 on September 30 In the non-pithead category, a total of 69 thermal power plants have less than four days’ stock and.......

Coal Crisis: NTPC has halved electricity supply to Delhi, alleges Power Minister

New Delhi: "Delhi government has to depend on costly gas-based power and spot purchase at high market rate as the NTPC has halved electricity supply to the city from the usual 4,000.......