Power plants get 10% rise in fuel supplies by Coal India in first half of FY19


Power plants get 10% rise in fuel supplies by Coal India in first half of FY19

Coal India witnessed 10 per cent growth in dry fuel supply to thermal power plants in the first half (April-September) of the current fiscal over the comparable period of 2017-18, a company statement said here on Tuesday.

Coal India supplied 232.21 million tonne of coal to the thermal power plants (TPPs) of the country during first half of the current fiscal. This is 21.11 million tonne more coal than what had been supplied to TPPs during the same period last fiscal.

Monsoon and deluge in mines were major hurdles for the miner in the Q2 period to maintain the high double digit growth in production, the statement said. CIL had registered a 15.2 per cent growth in coal production during the Q1 to 136.87 million tonne. Read More

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