Northern Grid

Power supply restored in storm-hit northern states: Ministry

Of the 68 lines of the Northern Grid that tripped owing to Friday`s fierce storm causing load interruption, 49 lines have been fixed and supply has been gradually restored in all the affected states, the power ministry said here Saturday.

May 31, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

Long power outages continue in Delhi

Several areas in the city continue to reel under long outages due to glitches in the power distribution network.

Jun 12, 2013, 00:02 AM IST

Power outages in Delhi due to problem in Northern Grid

Areas across the city on Monday reeled under outages for up to four hours due to cut in power supply by a number of generating stations and technical snag in the Northern Grid.

Jun 10, 2013, 21:55 PM IST

Fog causes 21 outages in Northern power transmission lines

The Northern Grid, the vital power supply line to the entire North India, has witnessed as many as 21 forced transmission outages due to fog in the last one week.

Dec 27, 2012, 18:13 PM IST

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.

Oct 17, 2012, 19:53 PM IST

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.

Aug 20, 2012, 20:57 PM IST

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.

Aug 20, 2012, 17:44 PM IST

'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.

Aug 16, 2012, 22:03 PM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2012, 19:16 PM IST

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.

Aug 02, 2012, 20:54 PM IST

Northern Grid had close shave a day before collapse

POSOCO said that a "similar incident at 1510 hours on July 29 had also led to a near miss situation."

Aug 02, 2012, 17:13 PM IST

Punjab again overdraws power from Northern Grid

States, it appears, have failed to learn from the blackout witnessed on Monday and Tuesday due to overdrawing of power from the grids.

Aug 01, 2012, 13:26 PM IST

India in ‘dark’, power projects bite dust

Two days of ‘dark age’ has brought in focus the crippling power situation in the country.

Aug 01, 2012, 11:03 AM IST

Punjab rejects blame of overdraw from northern grid

Punjab govt rejected the blame of power overdrawal from the northern grid leading to its collapse.

Jul 31, 2012, 20:56 PM IST

Grid failure hits power supply in Punjab, Haryana

Power supply was hit again in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh due to collapse of the northern grid.

Jul 31, 2012, 16:33 PM IST

Centre blame states for overdrawing power

Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Tuesday said the government is working to bring back normalcy in about one hour.

Jul 31, 2012, 15:59 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2012, 14:49 PM IST

Power grid failure: Train services limping back to normalcy

After being hit by power failure on Tuesday, train services are beginning to come back on track.

Jul 31, 2012, 14:24 PM IST

Grid failure: WB allows employees to go home early

The West Bengal government on Tuesday allowed its employees to leave for home before office closure in view of failure of the Eastern Grid.

Jul 31, 2012, 13:56 PM IST

Delhi blackout: Metro services resume

Hours after a second blackout North India on Tuesday, the Delhi Metro was able to resume services partially.

Jul 31, 2012, 13:48 PM IST

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