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Mumbaiites blow a fuse over power cuts

Mumbaiites are facing power cuts due to a rise in demand for electricity, leading to disruptions in power supply in parts of the city affecting thousands of consumers. The power distribution companies are unable to meet the rise in load, especially during evening hours when contributions from solar power drops. The disruptions have been caused by multiple faults occurring at the 11KV sub-station. The ongoing infrastructure works as the city undergoes a grand makeover have also led to damaged electric cables during digging and excavation.

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Updated on Jun 06, 2023 12:56 AM IST

Number theory: Understanding the political economy of free electricity

An HT analysis of data on domestic urban power tariffs for various states and Union territories (UTS) shows that these vary significantly across states.

Analysis of data from the Union power minister's UDAY portal shows that Karnataka power distribution is also the most profitable in the country.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 04:19 PM IST

City’s peak power demand clocks 3,971 MW

Mumbai recorded an all-time high demand for electricity on Thursday, with a peak of 3,971 MW, due to soaring temperatures and increased use of air conditioning. Despite the rise in demand, power distribution companies reported no power cuts. The state has purchased an average of 300-400 MW of electricity from March to May to meet the additional demand during summer.

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Updated on Jun 02, 2023 12:49 AM IST

Amrapali Centurian in Greater Noida West in the dark for the past two days

In a statement, NBCC said they hope to have a 750 KVA load transformer for the residential society by mid-June

NBCC said they are in contact with NPCL and hope to have a 750KVA load transformer for the Amrapali Centurian Park society by mid-June. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 23, 2023 11:31 PM IST

Lucknow, East UP to get 2 multi-specialty hospitals

Two multi-specialty hospitals with 400-bed capacity each are set to be built in Lucknow and on the Varanasi-Mirzapur border, following investments promised at the Uttar Pradesh Investors? Summit in February. The state government has vowed to ensure the process is not delayed, and healthcare providers have called for a single-window clearance system to speed up the approvals process. Medanta and Apollo are among the chains that already operate in the state.

Multi-specialty chains such as Medanta and Apollo are already running their hospitals in the state. Medanta, which has its presence in Lucknow, is expanding its OPD services to 44 districts, with a focus on eastern Uttar Pradesh. (For representation)
Updated on Apr 30, 2023 08:54 PM IST
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