Coal supply to power plants indicates steady increase for last many days

  • Coal supply to power plants has indicated steady increase for the last many days. As per Central Electricity Authority report, the coal stock with power plants stood at 9.028 Million Tonnes as on 26th October.
  • With daily increase in coal stock for the last nine days, 5 days’ stock is available at the end of the Thermal Power Plants. In around a week’s time, it is likely to reach 6 days’ buffer stock. Coal consumed on daily basis by the Thermal Power Plants is replenished by coal companies.
  • Coal supplies to TPPs have been increasing consistently which is evident from the rise in stock at the Power Plant end which has started rising and average increase during last one week is more than two lakh tonne per day.
  • Earlier this month, Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi held a virtual meeting with Power Minister R.K Singh and Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw along with senior officers of the respective ministries, CMDs and officials of the coal companies. They discussed and reviewed the steps necessary to further improve coal stock at the power plants end.
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