Power Grid Failure


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'Power Grid Failure' - 45 News Result(s)

  • East Delhi suffers power outages due to grid failure

    East Delhi suffers power outages due to grid failure

    Several areas in East Delhi on Thursday faced long hours of power cuts as the Ghazipur 220 KV Grid broke down on Monday night in the Noida segment.

  • Kenya starts to light up again after national blackout

    Kenya's power grid failed on Tuesday, plunging east Africa's biggest economy into a blackout for about five hours before it was restored to most parts, sole power distributor Kenya Power said.

  • Kenya hit by national blackout after power grid failure

    Kenya's power grid failed on Tuesday, plunging east Africa's biggest economy into a nationwide power blackout, sole power distributor Kenya Power said.

  • Overdrawal by northern states caused power grid failure: Report

    Over drawing of electricity by northern states could be one of the reasons for the massive power failure last month that hit half of the country's population, according to the initial findings of a high-level panel appointed by the government to probe the grid collapse.

  • Power grid failure led to 14,000 MW generation loss in 2 days: NTPC

    Power grid failure led to 14,000 MW generation loss in 2 days: NTPC

    The 2-day grid failure last week affected half of the country's 1.2 billion population in over 21 states.

  • PM summons power minister Veerappa Moily on grid failure

    PM summons power minister Veerappa Moily on grid failure

    Prime Minister has asked power minister Veerappa Moily for a report on the action taken, sources told NDTV.

  • PM asks Moily for report on power failure: Sources

    PM asks Moily for report on power failure: Sources

    After the two massive power grid failures that left over 600 million people without electricity in 19 states last week, sources say Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has summoned the newly-appointed Power Minister Veerappa Moily to brief him.

  • Power Ministry moots independent audits of transmission grids

    Power Ministry moots independent audits of transmission grids

    The Power Ministry today proposed to carry out independent audit of transmission grids within three months, a move that comes amid massive failures of grids last week that affected half of the country's population.

  • Andhra Pradesh power woes: Centre diverts gas from Krishna-Godavari Basin

    Andhra Pradesh power woes: Centre diverts gas from Krishna-Godavari Basin

    The woes of power-starved Andhra Pradesh have been further compounded with the Centre's order that two million metric standard cubic meters per day of gas be diverted from the Krishna-Godavari Basin to the Ratnagiri power plant in Maharashtra.

  • How India's power sector is losing Rs 55,000 crore per year

    How India's power sector is losing Rs 55,000 crore per year

    India suffered the worst blackouts in history this week. The lights are back on, for now, but the crisis is evidence of deep problems in a sector teetering on the edge of bankruptcy for the second time in a decade. State utilities are losing because tariffs set by regulators have not kept pace with rising costs. Moreover, as much as 40 per cent of ...

  • Power outages have negative impact on Indian economy: Moody's

    Power outages have negative impact on Indian economy: Moody's

    The widespread power outages this week reflects the inadequacy of India's infrastructure and have a negative impact on economic activity, rating agency Moody's said on Thursday. Triggering one of the world's worst power crisis ever, three grids collapsed this week affecting more than half of the country's 1.2 billion population.

  • Power grid failure: Indian businesses weather blackouts, but at a cost

    Power grid failure: Indian businesses weather blackouts, but at a cost

    Work making potato chip display racks at Jayraj Kumar's factory barely paused when much of India's power grid collapsed.

  • India's blackouts shine light on broken power sector

    India's blackouts shine light on broken power sector

    As India's power minister stood up to address parliament one day last May, the chamber was plunged into darkness and a roar of laughter went up.

  • Kanpur suffers Rs 450 crore loss due to power grid failure

    Kanpur suffers Rs 450 crore loss due to power grid failure

    Leather industry hub Kanpur suffered losses of about Rs450 crore on account of the power crisis triggered by the collapse of grids in the past two days, industry body IIA said on Wednesday.

  • Power grid failure will not be repeated: Moily

    Power grid failure will not be repeated: Moily

    He called on the states to “maintain power grid discipline” to ensure that grids don’t collapse due to overdrawing.

  • Two blackouts, but little to prevent a repeat of power grid failure, say experts

    Two blackouts, but little to prevent a repeat of power grid failure, say experts

    India, recovering from its worst-ever power outage, has been smarting over the promotion of Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to the Home Ministry. But for those outraged by the timing or the merit of that transfer, here's a bigger point of concern. A senior official at the Power Ministry told NDTV a repeat cannot be ruled out, partly because th...

  • Power grid failure: Don't blame us, says Akhilesh Yadav

    Power grid failure: Don't blame us, says Akhilesh Yadav

    Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said that there is no proof that his state, Uttar Pradesh, contributed to India's largest power outage by exceeding its quota, and putting the Northern supply grid under massive strain.

  • CERC summons state officials after grid collapse

    CERC summons state officials after grid collapse

    The power sector regulator has summoned the officials of the energy department from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir on August 14.

  • Power grid failure: Blame game begins; Veerappa Moily takes charge of ministry

    Power grid failure: Blame game begins; Veerappa Moily takes charge of ministry

    After the massive power failure, the big blame game. The Centre has come down sharply on Punjab, Haryana and UP saying they overdrew 4000 MW of electricity and that caused the tripping of three grids in a cascade effect yesterday, leaving 600 million people without power. The states deny that their actions triggered the huge power collapse. Till th...

  • Power blackout: Regulator summons officials from 5 states; blame game begins

    Power blackout: Regulator summons officials from 5 states; blame game begins

    A blame game has erupted among states over the unprecedented power outage on Tuesday that affected 600 million people - over half of the country's population. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has reportedly summoned officials of five states, which drew more power than what had been allocated, leaving 19 states in the dark. The r...

  • Blackout in 19 states, more than 600 million Indians affected

    Blackout in 19 states, more than 600 million Indians affected

    19 states and more than 600 million Indians found themselves without power on Tuesday afternoon, after three major grids that supply electricity tripped in quick succession. By 11 pm, power had been restored to 80% of Northern India, and all of Delhi. The country's southern and western grids were supplying power to help restore services in the aff...

  • Power outage: Why Uttar Pradesh is considered a culprit

    Power outage: Why Uttar Pradesh is considered a culprit

    The power deficit was worsened by a weak monsoon that lowered hydroelectric generation and kept temperatures higher, further increasing electricity usage as people seek to cool off.

  • Power crisis: No traffic signals, massive traffic jams

    Power crisis: No traffic signals, massive traffic jams

    Traffic was thrown out of gear in the capital this afternoon when signals went blank following power failure across north India.

  • Power grid failure: How BPO companies coped

    Power grid failure: How BPO companies coped

    The BPO industry in Gurgaon and Noida managed to run operations, even as power grid failed, using back-up generator sets

  • Blackout for 19 states, more than 600 million Indians

    Blackout for 19 states, more than 600 million Indians

    19 states and more than 600 million Indians found themselves without power this afternoon, after three major grids that supply electricity tripped in quick succession. Buy 4 pm, power had been restored to 50% of North East India, and large parts of Delhi. By 7.30 pm, the crisis will be resolved, said officials. The Delhi metro stopped running for o...

  • After power outage, 200 workers rescued from mines

    After power outage, 200 workers rescued from mines

    200 workers stranded inside three coal mines in West Bengal have been rescued, after a blackout affecting half the country cut off electricity to elevators in their underground pits.

  • How the massive power outage played out on Twitter

    How the massive power outage played out on Twitter

    As 19 states and 600 million people found themselves without power, Twitter was, for the second day in a row, rich with debate and discussion on the blackout. Three major grids tripped today, most likely the result of states like Haryana, UP, Punjab and Rajasthan. Drawing more than the share of electricity assigned to them. Yesterday, the Northern ...

  • Power outage does not affect Delhi airport, flights

    Power outage does not affect Delhi airport, flights

    Flight operations at the Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport remained unaffected today even as power supply was snapped for the second day in a row after collapse of the Northern Grid. Immediately after electricity supply stopped at 1:04 PM, all essential services were shifted to diesel-run back-up power generation system, an airport spokes...

  • 300 trains affected by today's power crisis

    300 trains affected by today's power crisis

    300 trains in North India have been affected because of the huge power outage in North and Eastern India. Today's crisis comes after seven states and Delhi were without power for many hours yesterday after the Northern supply grid collapsed. Today, the same grid is down again; so is the Eastern grid.

  • Power grid failure: Delhi Metro services partially restored

    Power grid failure: Delhi Metro services partially restored

    Delhi Metro services hit as northern power grid trips again

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