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Power cut in Kerala if crisis continues; Power minister says power crisis affects state


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  • Power cut will be required in Kerala too
  • The energy crisis affected the state
  • Power Minister with warning

Palakkad: Power Minister K Krishnankutty said that the energy crisis facing the country has affected the state as well. He said the power cut would be necessary if the crisis continued. There has been a shortfall of 1,000 megawatts in power from the center. Only 30 per cent was received from Kudankulam last day. The coal shortage is not expected to be resolved soon. Therefore, we will have to go for a power cut, ”he said.

KSEB is closely monitoring the power crisis. He said that KSEB has asked the people to control the use of electricity. The country is reportedly heading for a major power crisis following the coal crisis. Coal accounts for 70% of India’s total power generation. Of the 135 thermal power plants, 110 are reported to be in short supply.

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According to Mathrubhumi News, the KSEB chairman has said that there will be a shortfall of about 220 megawatts of power from outside Kerala till Thursday due to the sharp decline in the availability of coal in the country.

Although there is a shortfall of 300 MW in the purchase of external power, no significant restrictions have been imposed at present. At the same time, if usage increases, control will have to be imposed. Unlike other states, Kerala relies on hydropower projects for power generation. But this does not mean that there will be no crisis.

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According to reports, the crisis has intensified in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. Power cuts have also been imposed in Punjab and Rajasthan. Electricity regulation imposed in rural areas in UP. The situation is similar in Delhi.

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The states of Delhi, Gujarat, Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi and Tamil Nadu have issued blackout warnings. According to the central government, there will be an improvement in coal supply soon. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this regard. He warned that the national capital would “face a blackout” in the next two days if the supply of coal to power plants did not improve.

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