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Replacement of the old network of electrical wires is also being taken up by the department.(iStockphoto)

Chandigarh power department to revamp distribution system by December 2019

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 03:42 PM IST
60 distribution transformers will be installed across the city, says official
Over the last seven years, the gap between the revenue earned and expenses incurred by power distribution companies (discoms) in the national capital has shown a steady declinePhoto by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Over the last seven years, the gap between the revenue earned and expenses incurred by power distribution companies (discoms) in the national capital has shown a steady declinePhoto by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)

Discoms improving operating costs: DERC

New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 12:59 AM IST
According to the commission, which is an independent quasi-judicial body that fixes power tariffs in the city, and the Delhi government, the regulatory assets have remained below 10,000 crore consecutively in the last four years.
The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) is likely to install five new 400-kVA transformers in Sushant Lok -1, with one transformer each for blocks A, B, C, D and E under the ongoing Smart Grid project.(HT Photo)
The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) is likely to install five new 400-kVA transformers in Sushant Lok -1, with one transformer each for blocks A, B, C, D and E under the ongoing Smart Grid project.(HT Photo)

Power-deprived Sushant Lok-1 gets five more 400kVA transformers

Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 08:32 AM IST
The five new transformers are in addition to the six 200-kVA transformers sanctioned two weeks ago, also under the Smart Grid project.
About 300 houses in C Block spent 12 hours without electricity after a blast in a 400KV transformer on April 19.(HT Photo)
About 300 houses in C Block spent 12 hours without electricity after a blast in a 400KV transformer on April 19.(HT Photo)

Power infra upgrade in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 03:32 AM IST
The development comes a fortnight after the RWA had given a representation to the DHBVN, on May 15, demanding installation of new transformers.
On Wednesday, nearly 250 houses in Block C of Sushant Lok 1 had to spend 17 hours — from 12.30am to 5.15pm — without electricity after a blast in the 625KVA transformer in the area.(HT Photo)
On Wednesday, nearly 250 houses in Block C of Sushant Lok 1 had to spend 17 hours — from 12.30am to 5.15pm — without electricity after a blast in the 625KVA transformer in the area.(HT Photo)

Gurugram residents face 17-hour power cuts as infra buckles under load

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2019 03:04 AM IST
Sumit Bhatia, president of the Sushant Lok residents’ welfare association (RWA), said, “Four transformers have been damaged in the past month, and we spent money from own pockets to repair them.
State power secretary Hemant Sharma said around 500 gangs, having 10 persons in each gang, were working to restore power.(HT Photo)
State power secretary Hemant Sharma said around 500 gangs, having 10 persons in each gang, were working to restore power.(HT Photo)

Cyclone Fani-hit Puri to get power only after a month

BHUBANESWAR | By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2019 11:55 PM IST
Similarly, 5,030 km of 33 KV lines, 38,613 km of 11 KV lines, 11,077 distribution transformers and 79,485 km of LT lines have been damaged.
Residents to pay for Palam Vihar power infra upgrade(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Residents to pay for Palam Vihar power infra upgrade(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Residents to pay for Palam Vihar power infra upgrade

Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2019 02:03 AM IST
In recent times, the DHBVN and the department of town and country planning (DTCP) have come under severe criticism by residents for failing to fix the long-standing problem of inadequate electricity infrastructure in the colony.
Although the residents pay their electricity bills directly to the DHBVN, the discom does not maintain electricity infrastructure in the colony. The residents said that the electricity infrastructure in Sushant Lok is currently being maintained entirely by the Profac.(Hindustan Times)
Although the residents pay their electricity bills directly to the DHBVN, the discom does not maintain electricity infrastructure in the colony. The residents said that the electricity infrastructure in Sushant Lok is currently being maintained entirely by the Profac.(Hindustan Times)

300 houses suffer 12-hour blackout after transformer bursts

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2019 06:13 AM IST
Ravi Saini, general manager, Profac, said, “The RWA forcefully terminated our agreement in February this year although our agreement with the developer was expiring by the end of March. As such, it is now their responsibility to maintain electricity.”
The old and polluting Badarpur Thermal Power Station (BTPS) was permanently shut on October 15(HT File Photo)
The old and polluting Badarpur Thermal Power Station (BTPS) was permanently shut on October 15(HT File Photo)

New substation gets going, South Delhi’s power woes to end

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2018 11:13 AM IST
The 400/220KV substation with 2,000MVA capacity was commissioned after the old and polluting Badarpur Thermal Power Station (BTPS) was permanently shut on October 15.
Residents have submitted several memorandums to the discom seeking urgent measures to augment the existing electricity infrastructure in their respective areas and boost supply. (Sakib Ali /HT Photo)
Residents have submitted several memorandums to the discom seeking urgent measures to augment the existing electricity infrastructure in their respective areas and boost supply. (Sakib Ali /HT Photo)

Gurugram discom to install new transformers from September 15

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 06:00 AM IST
The DHBVN said that heavy rains over the last three months have taken a toll on the existing electricity infrastructure in the city.
The storm uprooted large number of electricity poles in many districts under Agra discom.(HT File Photo)
The storm uprooted large number of electricity poles in many districts under Agra discom.(HT File Photo)

UP: May 2 storm leaves power infrastructure in bad shape

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Brajendra K Parashar, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2018 12:44 PM IST
The dust storm that ripped through north India on May 2 left the electricity infrastructure shattered, with hundreds of villages still without power in around 20 affected districts in Uttar Pradesh.
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