India: Power plants shut down on account of coal shortage

Last Modified: Sun Oct 21 2018 14:13:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 16 Oct 2018
    Date of CEA report referred to compile the numbers.
  • 31
    Generation units across 20 plants that are unable to generate power due to non availability of coal.
  • 12,050 MW
    Combined capacity that is shut down.
  • 3
    Top states impacted include: Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and West Bengal.
  • 3,240 MW
    Impacted capacity in Andhra Pradesh.
  • 2,470 MW
    Impacted capacity in Maharashtra.
  • 1,700 MW
    Impacted capacity in West Bengal.