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Coal shortage easing at plants, power price falls on exchange

November 07, 2021 1:08 am

Market price of power traded on the India Energy Exchange Day Ahead Market fell to Rs 2.4 per unit (kilowatt hour) on Friday from a peak of Rs 16.4 per unit on October 11.

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

October 13, 2021 1:54 pm

Nirmala Sitharaman said that Power Minister R K Singh went on record just two days ago when he said absolutely baseless information is floating around that there is probably shortage of coal

PowerMin allows utilities to import 10% coal to ease supply issues

October 13, 2021 8:06 am

India’s coal fired power plants are facing severe shortage, with an average of just 4 days of inventory against a recommended level of 15-30 days, due to a sharp uptick in power demand and supply side issues caused by monsoon rains.

Power situation likely to improve in few days: Punjab Deputy CM Randhawa

October 12, 2021 8:30 pm

Randhawa assured that the situation would gradually become normal with more coal rakes coming to Punjab to overcome coal shortage.

PMO reviews coal supply, power availability situation

October 12, 2021 9:55 pm

The shortage of coal -- which makes up around 70 per cent of India's electricity mix -- has forced rotational power cuts in states from Rajasthan to Kerala.

Coal demand rises as supplies fail to keep up. Though the mismatch is easing, larger challenges in power sector remain

October 12, 2021 9:25 am

On its part, the Centre has, reportedly, sought to rework the norms for supply and storage of coal at power plants. Though this may help at the margins, the larger issues that ail the power sector in India linger on.

13 power plants shut due to coal shortage, MSEDCL asks customers to use power sparingly

October 11, 2021 12:28 pm

As a result, 3330 MW power supply has been cut off and efforts are being made to provide power supply from hydropower and other sources along with immediate procurement to fill the gap.

Bengaluru News Highlights: heavy rains inundate roads to Bengaluru airport

October 13, 2021 9:37 am

Bangalore, Karnataka Highlights: IMD has issued a yellow alert (64.5 mm to 115.5 mm of rain) for Bengaluru with the forecast indicating the city is likely to witness heavy rains over the next few days.

There is no crisis: Union Minister RK Singh over power supply in Delhi

October 10, 2021 8:36 pm

Following a meeting with power discoms, RK Singh stated, "We have an average coal reserve (at power stations) that can last for more than four days. The stock is replenished every day."

Surat industry in crisis: Coal shortage, rising costs may force textile units shut for a month

October 10, 2021 9:31 am

The industry faced a similar slowdown when migrant workers employed in these processing units returned to their home states during the Covid-19 lockdown last year.