There was a reduction of 7.2 crore units in electricity consumption on Saturday
According to the data of the Ministry of Power, the consumption of electricity declined by about two percent or 72 million units to 3828 million units on Saturday from 390 million units on Friday. Due to this, the supply of electricity across the country improved amid the shortage of coal. According to the data, the consumption of electricity on Friday, October 8 was 390 million units, which was the highest so far this month (October 1-9). The spurt in the demand for electricity had become a matter of concern amid the ongoing coal crisis in the country.
This appeal was sent by Tata Power to its customers in Delhi
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (DDL), a unit of Tata Power, a power distribution company in north and north-west Delhi, on Saturday sent a phone message to its consumers urging them to use electricity judiciously due to limited availability of coal. Was.
BRPL also sent message to customers on Sunday
Reliance Infrastructure’s company BRPL (BSES Rajdhani Power Limited) on Sunday sent messages to its customers amid the power crisis caused by the coal crisis. The company has sent a message to the customers living in different areas of Delhi, apprehension of interruption of power supply. Let us inform that the company has cited maintenance works for interruption in power supply to its customers. The company has written in its message, “There may be a power supply interruption in your area on Monday between 10 am and 2 pm due to maintenance works.”
Total supply of coal reached 15.01 lakh tonnes per day
The Ministry of Power said that the total supply of coal by Coal India Limited (CIL) reached 15.01 lakh tonnes per day. This reduced the gap between consumption and actual supply. Ministry of Coal and CIL have assured that they are doing their best to increase the coal requirement in the power sector to 1.6 million tonnes per day in the next three days and thereafter it will be increased to 17 lakh tonnes per day.
These are the 4 main reasons for the huge reduction in coal reserves
There are four reasons for the depletion of coal reserves in power plants – unprecedented increase in demand for electricity due to the revival of the economy, heavy rains in coal mines adversely affecting coal production and transportation, steep rise in imported coal prices and due to monsoon. Not stocking enough coal earlier.
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