Dwindling coal stocks: Jagan turns to Telangana CM for help


Dwindling coal stocks: Jagan turns to Telangana CM for help

Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy requested Telangana CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao to increase coal supply to Andhra Pradesh (A.P.) from Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) to help in tiding over the crisis arising from the dwindling stocks of coal at generating stations.

AP-Genco Managing Director B. Sreedhar met the SCCL CMD and asked for necessary steps, according to an official release. He informed Energy Minister Balineni Srinivasa Reddy during a teleconference on coal availability on Sunday that the total thermal power installed capacity was 5,010 Megawatts for which fuel (coal) supply agreements were in vogue with Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) and SCCL.The annual coal linkage with MCL was 17.968 million metric tonnes (MMT) and 8.88 MMT with SCCL. Read More

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