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Coal-fired power generation capacity in the event of an outage is reduced to 6 Gw


Broken (not producing) coal-fired power generation capacity due to a dry fuel shortage fell to 6 GW on Wednesday from 11 GW on Tuesday, the Energy Ministry said. Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO) reported that the total capacity of units out of order due to low coal stocks increased from 11 GW on October 12 to 6 GW on October 13, the ministry said.

Earlier today, Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi said cumulative coal supplies from thermal power plants had exceeded 2 million tonnes on Tuesday and the shipment of dry fuel was improved to the plants. Various power plants in different parts of the country are struggling with fuel shortages and efforts are being made to increase fuel supplies.

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