Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 13, 2013
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.
World | Reuters | Tuesday May 28, 2013
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.
World | Reuters | Tuesday May 28, 2013
Kenya's power grid failed on Tuesday, plunging east Africa's biggest economy into a nationwide power blackout, sole power distributor Kenya Power said.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 16, 2012
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 prob...
Tuesday August 7, 2012
The 2-day grid failure last week affected half of the country's 1.2 billion population in over 21 states.
Raj Kumar Sahu | Monday August 6, 2012
Prime Minister has asked power minister Veerappa Moily for a report on the action taken, sources told NDTV.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday August 6, 2012
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday August 6, 2012
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 4, 2012
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.
Sunday August 5, 2012
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 ...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 2, 2012
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 colla...
India | Associated Press | Thursday August 2, 2012
Work making potato chip display racks at Jayraj Kumar's factory barely paused when much of India's power grid collapsed.
India | Reuters | Wednesday August 1, 2012
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.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 1, 2012
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.
Wednesday August 1, 2012
He called on the states to “maintain power grid discipline” to ensure that grids don’t collapse due to overdrawing.
India | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday August 1, 2012
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...
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday August 1, 2012
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.
Raj Kumar Sahu | Wednesday August 1, 2012
The power sector regulator has summoned the officials of the energy department from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir on August 14.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday August 1, 2012
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...
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday August 1, 2012
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 f...