Coal crisis hits power production

Coal crisis hits power production

Jharkhand has been reeling under power crisis since Monday after Tenughat Thermal Power Station (TTPS) in Lalpania was forced to shut one of its units due to coal crisis.

Load shedding continued all over the state with Ranchi facing interrupted power supply in most of the localities. As against 410MW generation capacity TTPS has been generating 206MWs, resulting in crisis of around 200MW power in the state which is partially being compensated from central pool.

Unfazed over the power situation in state, Rajya Sabha member from state Mahesh Poddar on Wednesday expressed his concern about the status of coal supply to the captive power plants. Read More

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