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Delhi Power Crisis: Coal Crisis Deepens in Delhi, Know the Answers


Delhi Power Crisis: The coal crisis in the country’s capital Delhi has also deepened. Delhi government’s Energy Minister Satyendar Jain has claimed that at present, there is a massive shortage of coal in the money, and only two-three days’ stock is left in most of the plants. At the same time, yesterday, the state’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia accused the central government of turning a blind eye. Amidst the coal crisis in Delhi, know the answers to these four questions related to electricity supply.

Delhi Power Crisis Question Answer

1 – How much electricity supply does Delhi need daily?

Delhi’s pickup demand went up to 7400 MW these days, yesterday the pickup demand was 4562 MW, yet the total supply is not being received.


2 – Which plants of the central government are supplying how many megawatts of electricity?

Delhi gets a supply of about 4 thousand MW from the NTPC plants of the Centre. At present, only 55 per cent of the supply is being received; to meet the shortfall, all three gas plants of Delhi are running.

3 – How much electricity is produced by Delhi’s three hydroelectric plants?


The three plants have a total capacity of 1900 MW. Presently 1300 MW is being produced.

4 – How much electricity is available in the current crisis, or how much has it decreased?

The supply from NTPC plants has come down by 55 per cent.


Most of the plants have 2-3 days’ stock left – Energy Minister Satyendar Jain.

Let us inform that Energy Minister Satyendar Jain has said, ‘There should be no coal stock in any power plant for less than 15 days. Right now, most of the plants have 2-3 days’ supply left. All NTPC plants are working at 55-50 per cent capacity. There is a big problem with coal at this time.

Akash Kumar Mishra
Akash Kumar Mishra is the CO-Editor at Spot News 18. He is very passionate about His Work and Loves to Write on Technology Topics.

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