Extreme heat takes toll on coal output; state governments ask Coal India to alter production schedule

KOLKATA: Extreme heat is taking a toll on coal production. State governments have asked certain subsidiaries of Coal India to halt production or stagger shifts during the day to reduce exposure to soaring temperatures. The Odisha government has told Mahanadi Coalfields to halt production and coal loading between 11 am and 4 pm until June 15.

According to an official from Mahanadi Coalfields, the work stoppage during this period is expected to affect production by about 10 per cent. Ho ..


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After doing Power Management (MBA) from National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Amit Antil is now presently working with Today Green Energy Pvt. Ltd. and looking after business development activities for Solar. Earlier he was associated with leading power trading company Global Energy for 3 years. He has a sound knowledge about bidding, power trading, open access, REC trading, Govt. Liaisoning, Contract Negotiation, Power Purchase Agreement.

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