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During Time Of Coal And Electricity Crisis Madhya Pradesh Thermal Power Stations Burnt 80000 Mt Extra Coal

News Desk, Amar Ujala, Bhopal

Published by: Pranjul Srivastava
Updated Mon, 11 Oct 2021 12:59 PM IST

Summary

For one unit of electricity generation, 620 grams of coal is required, but 768 grams of coal was consumed for one unit of electricity in the plants of MP.

On the one hand, there is an outcry in the whole country due to the power crisis. In many states, power plants have been closed, while some states have only three to four days of coal left. State governments are seeking help from the Centre. At such a time, 88 thousand metric tonnes of additional coal was burnt in the power plants of Madhya Pradesh, which cost about 30 crores. According to the Times of India report, this coal was consumed between October 1 and October 9.

620 grams of coal for one unit of electricity
According to the report, 620 grams of coal is required to produce one unit of electricity, but 768 grams of coal is being used for one unit of electricity in power plants in Madhya Pradesh. Four lakh metric tonnes of coal were used in just nine days in four thermal power stations of Madhya Pradesh namely Satpura, Shri Singaji, Sanjay Gandhi and Amarkantak power station and 5229 lakh metric tonnes of electricity was generated here.

problem in coal quality
In all the units of Madhya Pradesh, instead of 620 grams, an average of 768 grams of coal has been used for one unit of electricity generation, but the maximum coal has been used at Shree Singaji Plant. According to the report, 817 grams of coal was used to produce one unit of electricity here. However, the Superintendent Engineer says that the quality of coal is getting very poor, due to which this is happening.

Expansion

On the one hand, there is an outcry in the whole country due to the power crisis. In many states, power plants have been closed, while some states have only three to four days of coal left. State governments are seeking help from the Centre. At such a time, 88 thousand metric tonnes of additional coal was burnt in the power plants of Madhya Pradesh, which cost about 30 crores. According to the Times of India report, this coal was consumed between October 1 and October 9.

620 grams of coal for one unit of electricity

According to the report, 620 grams of coal is required to produce one unit of electricity, but 768 grams of coal is being used for one unit of electricity in power plants in Madhya Pradesh. Four lakh metric tonnes of coal were used in just nine days in four thermal power stations of Madhya Pradesh namely Satpura, Shri Singaji, Sanjay Gandhi and Amarkantak power station and 5229 lakh metric tonnes of electricity was generated here.

problem in coal quality

In all the units of Madhya Pradesh, instead of 620 grams, an average of 768 grams of coal has been used for one unit of electricity generation, but the maximum coal has been used at Shree Singaji Plant. According to the report, 817 grams of coal was used to produce one unit of electricity here. However, the Superintendent Engineer says that the quality of coal is getting very poor, due to which this is happening.

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