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Power supply restored in storm-hit northern states: Ministry

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 22:26

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.

Long power outages continue in Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 00:02

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

Power outages in Delhi due to problem in Northern Grid

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 21:55

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.

Fog causes 21 outages in Northern power transmission lines

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 18:13

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.

Non-compliance with norms behind power grid failures: CERC

Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 13:29

More than three months after the country witnessed one of the worst electricity grid failures, sectoral regulator CERC has said non-compliance with norms by various stakeholders was a major reason for the collapse.

Delhi to have islanding facility for power supplies by Jan

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 19:53

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

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 20:57

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

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 17:44

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'

Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 22:03

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.

India lost 7 bn units in power generation during Apr-Jun: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 15:18

The country suffered power generation loss of close to seven billion units from April to June this year, mainly on account of coal and gas shortage.

CERC orders investigation into failure of power grids

Last Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012, 19:16

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

Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 20:54

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.