Number of critical/ super critical power plants decreased 7.7% increase of the Coal Supply from CIL to power plants due to availability of Railway Rakes
The Coal Stock in power plants on 31st December 2018 was sufficient for ten days as compared to the Coal stock in power plants in 31stDecember 2017 which was sufficient for nine days. The Coal supply from Coal India Limited (CIL) to power plants as on 30th December 2018 was 357.5 MT as compared to 30th December 2017 which was 332.03 MT. The increase of the Coal Supply from CIL to power plants is around 7.7% as compared to last year.
Overall, average Railway Rakes per day to power sectors from April to December 2018 was 251.8. The figure for the corresponding period of last year was 219.7