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Steel Prices Ease Over 10%, Coal Crisis Play Havoc On Secondary Steelmakers

Steel prices from leading players were higher at Rs 75,000-76,000 per tonne at its peak

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42 Trains cancelled Till May 24 For Coal Transportation

In order to increase the transportation of coal to power stations, Railways has canceled the operation of 42 trains till May 24

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Delhi Discoms To Get As Much Power As Required: Union Power Minister RK Singh

The Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy said this while reviewing the coal stock situation at thermal power plants, including the plants supplying power to distribution companies of Delhi

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Quick, Concrete Steps Needed To Tackle Power Crisis: Kejriwal

Amid a deepening coal shortage crisis, the Delhi government on Thursday warned that there may be problem in providing uninterrupted electricity supply to important establishments in the capital including Metro trains and hospitals

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Many Indian States Suffering Coal-Electricity Crisis; Factories, Hospitals, Metros Affected

The total power shortage in the country has reached 623 million units. This figure is more than the total power shortage in March

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Power, Railway Ministers Discuss Rakes Availability For Coal Transportation

The ministers also discussed increasing operational efficiency for loading and unloading of coal, increasing percentage of rakes allotment for the power sector, and other logistics issues

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Coal Crisis Causes Electricity Supply Cut In Jharkhand

Except for the capital Ranchi and Jamshedpur, there was power failure for several hours in other places. In rural areas, there was a cut of five to six hours

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India's Big Industrial States Plan Massive Coal Imports To Stave Off Shortages

Three of India's most industrialised states plan to import 10.5 million tonnes of coal in coming months as officials scramble to arrest widespread power cuts, a move that could push global coal prices to new highs

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October Power Consumption Indicates Good Recovery

During October, the peak power demand met or the highest supply in a day stood at 174.60 GW, higher than 169.89 GW in the same month last year.

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India Mulling Strategic Gas, Coal Reserves

Alok Kumar, India's power secretary, said countries increasingly meet their own needs first when there is a supply crunch, citing the example of Russia curtailing supplies to European nations because they wanted more gas locally.

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Oil Futures Drop As China Considers Intervention To Ease Coal Crunch

Oil markets in general remain supported on the back of a global coal and gas crunch, which has driven a switch to diesel and fuel oil for power generation.

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CIL Prioritises Coal Supply To Power Sector To Replenish Dwindling Stock

Earlier, coal minister Pralhad Joshi discussed ways to improve coal stocks at thermal power plants with railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and power minister R K Singh. The meeting comes against the backdrop of power plants grappling with coal shortages.

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Coal Crisis: Power Projects With Less Than 4-Day Coal Stock Dips To 58

The data showed that the number of plants with supercritical stock was 61 this Sunday (October 17). Thus, the coal stock situation is inching towards normalcy.

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Number Of Power Projects With Supercritical Coal Stock Dips to 61

Amid the low stock position at the electricity generating plants, state-owned CIL has asked its subsidiaries to refrain from conducting any further e-auction of coal, except special forward e-auction for the power sector, till the situation stabilises.

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Coal Crisis: Centre Allows Blending Of Imported Coal With Local Grade In Power Plants

India is facing large-scale outages as several power plants have low coal inventories amid a sharp spike in global energy prices.

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