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.
Several areas in the city continue to reel under long outages due to glitches in the power distribution network.
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.
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.
POSOCO said that a "similar incident at 1510 hours on July 29 had also led to a near miss situation."
States, it appears, have failed to learn from the blackout witnessed on Monday and Tuesday due to overdrawing of power from the grids.
Two days of ‘dark age’ has brought in focus the crippling power situation in the country.
Punjab govt rejected the blame of power overdrawal from the northern grid leading to its collapse.
Power supply was hit again in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh due to collapse of the northern grid.
Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Tuesday said the government is working to bring back normalcy in about one hour.
After being hit by power failure on Tuesday, train services are beginning to come back on track.
The West Bengal government on Tuesday allowed its employees to leave for home before office closure in view of failure of the Eastern Grid.
Hours after a second blackout North India on Tuesday, the Delhi Metro was able to resume services partially.
The Northern Grid tripped for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, leading to power cuts in North India, including the national capital.
North India on Monday witnessed its worst blackout in a decade, with millions waking up to no electricity.
Rajdhani trains coming from Bhubaneswar, Howrah, Sealdah, Mumbai and Ranchi were delayed by more than four hours.
The services on all the six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 am after two hours of disruption due to tripping of power supply, an official said here Monday.
Unit 6 of Rajasthan Atomic Power
Project (RAPP-6) at Rawatbhata in Chittorgarh district was
synchronised to Northern Grid on Sunday, Nuclear Power
Corporation (NPCIL) here said.
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