Electricity Crisis: The effect of the shortage of coal is visible, Power cut is going for 8 to 10 hours!
Electricity Crisis: Due to the shortage of coal in Jharkhand (Jharkhand), load shedding of 285 MW to 430 MW has been done. Due to this, there is a cut of 8 to 10 hours in the villages of Jharkhand from now on. The effect of shortage of coal is also being seen in Bihar.
New Delhi. The impact of the Coal Crisis in the country is now clearly visible on the electricity generating plants. The electricity crisis has arisen in many states due to the shortage of coal. Due to the shortage of coal in Jharkhand, load shedding of 285 MW to 430 MW has been done. Due to this, there is a cut of 8 to 10 hours in the villages of Jharkhand from now on. The effect of shortage of coal is also being seen in Bihar. Even after paying five times more price in Bihar, the power companies are not able to provide the full supply.
Urja Vikas Nigam said that much less electricity is being received from the central pool as compared to the demand being made by the states. The impact of the power crisis is also visible on the National Power Exchange. There is a shortage of about 10 thousand MW power being felt all over India. National Power Exchange is witnessing an increase in the rate of electricity per unit due to a shortage of electricity. The electricity which is normally available at Rs 5 per unit has now reached Rs 20 per unit.
Jharkhand's power generating plants now have limited coal reserves. The state government has talked about buying power from the National Power Exchange at an increased rate. However, the amount of electricity being demanded by the state is not available as much. Due to the festival, the power crisis may deepen in the coming days.
The Center said, we have enough coal reserves
Union Minister RK Singh said on the shortage of coal in China and the increasing demand for coal in India, that there is sufficient stock of coal available in the country. All types of demands can be fulfilled from this store. He said that the demand for coal has increased and we are fulfilling this demand. We are in a position to meet the further increase in demand. At present, the stock of coal with us can last for 4 days. He stressed that India does not have a coal crisis like China.