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Delhi to have islanding facility for power supplies by Jan

The islanding scheme comes against the backdrop of massive Northern Grid failure in July this year that affected power supplies to many states and regions, including Delhi.

North India may face power cut as 3 plants temporarily closed

Northern states, including Delhi, could face power cuts as three hydro-power plants that together supply about 3,000 MW of electricity to the region have been shut down.

Averted Northern Grid failure today: UP

The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday said the state has averted the failure of the Northern Grid, as electricity supplies were timely cut to certain districts.

'Overdrawl by northern states a reason for July power outage'

In the National Grid system, the control to isolate certain areas lies with the state utilities and there is no auto switch off system of any particular region.

CERC orders investigation into failure of power grids

The report has to be submitted by August 8, CERC said in an order dated August 1.

India's blackout offers lessons to China: Official media

China, which is facing "development bottlenecks" in its path of development, should learn lessons from a large-scale power outage experienced by India this week, the state media here said Thursday.

Powerless again, Northern and Eastern Grid break down

Large parts of north and east India went without power Tuesday as the Northern Grid and sections of the Eastern and Northeastern Grid broke down, affecting supply in 10 states and paralysing train traffic as well as essential services such as the Delhi Metro.