Highlights

  • States grapple with power crisis amid coal shortage
  • Several power plants shut, others work at reduced capacity
  • Consumers warned of power cuts by distribution companies

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Power & Coal Crisis: As coal shortage cripples power production in the country, here's a look at the impact on various states:

Delhi
Rotational power cuts warnings
2-6 pm supply critical, Discoms alert consumers.
Govt: Delhi getting only half its power demand

Maharashtra
13 power plants shut amid coal crisis'
State to buy power from open market at higher rates
Discoms alert consumers to reduce consumption

Punjab
3 power plants shut, rest operating at 50% capacity
Daily load shedding of 3-5 hours till Oct 30
CM writes to Centre for higher coal allocation

Uttar Pradesh
8 power plants have reportedly stopped production
6 plants were already not generating power for different reasons

Rajasthan
Forced to incur one-hour power cut on a daily basis

Jharkand
Reports indicate some parts facing 5-hour-long power outages

Kerala
Power production at 3 of 27 thermal plants halted 
Residents asked to reduce power consumption during peak hours

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