India's coal output increases 33.88% to 71.30 mt in May
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India's coal output increases 33.88% to 71.30 mt in May

India's coal production recorded a rise of 33.88% to 71.30 million tonnes (mt) in May 2022.

As per provisional data from the Ministry of Coal, coal output in the corresponding month of the last fiscal was 53.25 mt.

Of the top 37 coal-producing mines, 23 produced over 100%, while the performance of 10 mines stood between 80% and 100%.

The thermal power generation increased by 26.18% in May over the corresponding month of the last FY.

In May 2022, the overall power generation was 23.32% higher than in April 2021 and 2.63% higher than the power produced in April 2022, it said.

In May, coal-based power generation declined by 3.82% to 98,609 million units (MU) against 1,02,529 MU in April 2022.

However, total power generation grew to 1,40,059 MU in May, as compared to 1,36,465 MU in April 2022 on account of wind and hydro energy.

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Also read: India to increase coal output to reduce dependence on imports

India's coal production recorded a rise of 33.88% to 71.30 million tonnes (mt) in May 2022. As per provisional data from the Ministry of Coal, coal output in the corresponding month of the last fiscal was 53.25 mt. Of the top 37 coal-producing mines, 23 produced over 100%, while the performance of 10 mines stood between 80% and 100%. The thermal power generation increased by 26.18% in May over the corresponding month of the last FY. In May 2022, the overall power generation was 23.32% higher than in April 2021 and 2.63% higher than the power produced in April 2022, it said. In May, coal-based power generation declined by 3.82% to 98,609 million units (MU) against 1,02,529 MU in April 2022. However, total power generation grew to 1,40,059 MU in May, as compared to 1,36,465 MU in April 2022 on account of wind and hydro energy. Image Source Also read: India to increase coal output to reduce dependence on imports

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