Union Energy Minister says Delhi govt deceptive public on electrical energy scenario; Sufficient coal inventory for 5-8 days
In a letter shot off to the Delhi energy minister, Singh has expressed displeasure on the Delhi authorities deceptive the general public, a supply stated.
As per Singh’s letter, coal inventory at Dadri plant was 202.40 thousand tonnes, which is ample for 8.43 days at 85 per cent PLF (plant load issue) on April 29, 2022.
Equally, coal inventory at Unchahar plant was 97.62 thousand tonnes, ample for 4.6 days at 85 per cent PLF or capability utilisation.
The coal at Kahalgaon plant was 187 thousand tonnes (5.31 days), 234.22 thousand tonnes (8.38 days) at Farakka and 162.56 thousand tonnes at Jhajjar (8.02 days) on April 29.
Singh stated panic was sought to be created through the use of mistaken figures and this was reprehensible.
Citing some earlier situations, he stated in October 2021 panic was sought to be created amongst folks about disruption of energy provides on the premise that gasoline provide to Delhi’s gas-based crops was more likely to be disrupted, which proved to be baseless.