India has a growing coal glut. The 1720 MW Raichur Thermal Power Station in Karnataka state has been hit by lack of water too. Since March 15 it has had to shut down several of its units indefinitely. With the power station shut down the plant operators are now running out of space to stockpile coal, more of which arrives by the day. India's water crisis
Coalbased Power Generation in India 2018 Table of Contents zAccording to India Infrastructure Research, the total coalbased installed capacity stood at 197 GW as of March 2018, accounting for about 58% of the installed capacity of 344 GW across all sources of power generation.