coal shortage

India's electricity demand picks up in October as coal shortage lingers

Nearly three-fifths of India`s coal-fired capacities currently have coal inventories that would last three days or less, federal power ministry data shows.

Oct 17, 2021, 07:48 AM IST

PSPCL to purchase around 1500 MW power at Rs 11.29 per unit

PSPCL CMD said that PSPCL has met the maximum power demand of 9363 MW in the state on October 13.

Oct 14, 2021, 21:07 PM IST

BJP blames Maharashtra govt for coal shortage at power plants

State BJP chief spokesperson Keshav Upadhye alleged that the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government's "irresponsible" steps were to blame for the coal shortage.

Oct 14, 2021, 19:10 PM IST

Centre kickstarts auction process of 40 new coal mines

The auction process comes amid various states flagging coal shortage issues leading to power cuts. 

Oct 13, 2021, 06:28 AM IST

Coal shortage due to rains, says Union Minister Pralhad Joshi

The Centre’s flip flop on the coal crisis continues as they say there is no shortage at times while citing reasons for the scarcity on other occasions.

Oct 12, 2021, 17:22 PM IST

Priyanka Gandhi attends 'antim ardas' of farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri violence

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Oct 12, 2021, 10:11 AM IST

Acute coal crisis: '115 out of 135 power plants facing shortage in India'

Notably, India's coal-fired power plants have an average of 4 days supply of coal left, Central Electricity Authority report said. 

Oct 11, 2021, 23:34 PM IST

Centre says no coal shortage, but power plants are shutting down: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

"Why is it (Centre) making false claims, coal import has also stopped... this will affect power supply... what is the Centre doing?" Baghel said, 

Oct 11, 2021, 20:21 PM IST

Amit Shah meets Union Power and Coal Ministers as states notify power crisis

 Power Minister RK Singh and Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi met Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss coal shortage. 

Oct 11, 2021, 16:25 PM IST

Breaking News: Power crisis in Maharashtra due to shortage of coal

13 power units have been shut down in Maharashtra due to a shortage of coal. Due to the shutdown of the power unit, the power supply of 3380 mega-watt units in Maharashtra has been stopped. Consumers have been appealed to use less electricity

Oct 10, 2021, 21:48 PM IST

Power crisis: Centre says 'situation under control', states and discoms flag coal shortage

The power and coal ministries in separate statements asserted that coal availability is sufficient and that the fear of disruption in power supply is unfounded.

Oct 10, 2021, 20:45 PM IST

No power crisis, Tata Power warned of action for sending baseless messages: Union Minister RK Singh

The Power Minister also hit out at state-run GAIL for “acts of irresponsible behavior”.

Oct 10, 2021, 13:52 PM IST

Ministry of Power lists 4 reasons for coal shortage amid looming power crisis

"There are four reasons for the depletion of coal stocks at the power plant end unprecedented increase in demand for electricity due to the revival of the economy...," the Ministry of Power said in a release. 

Oct 10, 2021, 07:56 AM IST

After China and Europe India faces power shortage

In India, 70% of electricity is produced from coal, but due to the shortage of coal in the country, electricity production is also decreasing. Due to this, people may be forced to live in darkness for some days.

Oct 09, 2021, 21:44 PM IST

Coal crisis: Power cuts imposed in Punjab as plants run at reduced capacity

Severe coal shortage at thermal power plants in Punjab has forced power utility PSPCL to cut down power generation.  

Oct 09, 2021, 20:12 PM IST

MAJOR coal crisis! 14 power plants temporarily shut in Uttar Pradesh, 8 due to lack of fuel

8 power plants in Uttar Pradesh have stopped functioning due to a shortage of coal while six others have been shut temporarily due to other reasons. 

Oct 09, 2021, 18:08 PM IST

Delhi power crisis: Tata Power urges Delhiites to use electricity judiciously

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd urged its customers in Delhi to use electricity judiciously in the afternoon.  

Oct 09, 2021, 15:25 PM IST

Brace for power cuts, Delhi told, as India's coal crisis hits home!

Tata Power arm Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (DDL), which operates mainly in northwest Delhi, has sent a phone messages to its customers to use electricity judiciously in the afternoon, referring to the ongoing shortage issue

Oct 09, 2021, 13:56 PM IST

Not a single power plant facing coal shortage now: Piyush Goyal

The government has transformed the country's coal scenario in a short span and not a single thermal power plant is now facing shortage of the fuel, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday.

Feb 06, 2016, 23:30 PM IST

Coal crisis: State power ministers to meet today

Power ministers of all the states will meet with Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday.

Sep 09, 2014, 10:56 AM IST