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Coal crunch shuts down three units of NTPC's plant in Odisha's Kaniha

Power production at the plant has dwindled to 1000 Mw against its capacity of 3000 Mw

States restart imports of coal after domestic supply fails to meet demand
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BS Reporter Bhubanswar
State-owned NTPC Ltd said on Monday it has shut down three 500 Mw units of the 3000 Mw (6x500) super thermal power station at Kaniha near Talcher after a workers strike at Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) snapped supply of the fuel.
 
NTPC's Kaniha station has not got coal since July 25. Power production at the plant has dwindled to 1000 Mw against its capacity of 3000 Mw. NTPC Kaniha has been historically running its plant at a Plant Load Factor (PLF) exceeding 90 per cent. A statement by NTPC said the rest three units of the plant are running

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First Published: Jul 29 2019 | 8:52 PM IST

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