Fog throws transmission out of gear
Power transmission in certain parts of Haryana was disrupted on Thursday after transmission lines tripped due to dense fog, said officials of Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam. HT reports.india Updated: Dec 23, 2011 01:06 IST
Power transmission in certain parts of Haryana was disrupted on Thursday after transmission lines tripped due to dense fog, said officials of Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam.
"Some transmission lines of 220 KV and 132 KV level of the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam tripped and broke down due to dense fog, affecting power supply in Sirsa, Fatehabad, Bhiwani and Hisar districts," said a spokesman of the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN).
According to the official, the power supply to Sirsa district, a major part of Fatehabad and three-fourth of Bhiwani, was affected due to the breakdown.
"The 132 KV Beer transmission line emanating from 220 KV substation Industrial Area Hisar also went under breakdown due to fog affecting power supply in large area of Hisar," he added.
The engineers and technical staff of the HVPN started the work of restoration of supply right at the time of occurrence of faults and checking the further occurrence of faults.
Supply to some areas was restored by 11am while restoration work in some remaining areas was still going on up to noon.The spokesman said that demand has sharply increased due to abnormally low temperature.
First Published: Dec 23, 2011 01:04 IST