Ahead of the competition season, coal provide disaster appears to be deepening as 64 non-pithead power plants are left with less than 4 days of the dry fuel stocks.
The newest report on coal stocks for power plants from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) additionally confirmed that 25 such power plants had coal stocks for less than seven days as on October 3.
As many as 64 non-pithead thermal power plants had less than 4 days of stocks of the dry fuel.
The CEA displays coal stocks at 135 power plants which have a cumulative technology capability of 165 GW each day.
Overall, complete coal stocks of 78,09,200 tonnes had been out there on the 135 plants as on October 3 and that was adequate for 4 days.
The each day coal requirement of the 135 power plants with 165 GW of put in capability is eighteen,24,100 tonnes.
Among the 135 plants, not even a single one had eight or extra days of coal stocks.
According to the report, there have been seven non-pithead plants (the place the coal mine is extra than 1,500 kilometres away) which had less than 5 days of coal (tremendous essential) whereas one such plant had less than 9 days of stocks of dry fuel (essential).
Among the pithead power plants, three had less than three days of coal (supercritical) whereas seven had less than 5 days of stocks of dry fuel (essential).
The report additionally confirmed that 17 plants — with cumulative put in power technology capability of 21,325 MW — had zero coal stocks whereas 20 power plants of 22,550 MW capability had someday of the dry fuel stocks.
As many 20 power plants with a complete technology capability of 29,960 MW had two days of coal stocks whereas 19 power plants, with complete technology capability of 22,000 MW, had three days of the dry fuel stocks, as per the report.
The report confirmed that there have been 15 power plants, with cumulative technology capability of 16,890 MW, which had 4 days of coal stocks. Six power plants, having 7,174 MW technology capability, had dry fuel stocks for 5 days.
Nine power plants with 9,360 MW complete technology capability had coal stocks for six days whereas one power plant of 2,270 MW technology capability had dry fuel stocks for seven days.
Power Minister R Okay Singh had reportedly termed the coal scarcity as manner past regular.
(Only the headline and movie of this report might have been reworked by the Business Standard workers; the remainder of the content material is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
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