When Maharashtra Minister, Power Bodies said about the Mumbai blackout

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Maharashtra’s Energy Minister Nitin Raut said maintenance work was underway when the technical outage occurred.

Bombay:

Mumbai and surrounding areas witnessed a massive blackout that left large parts of the city without electricity, disrupted trains and also affected networks.

The power cut was due to “an outage of incoming power from TATA,” Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) said on Monday.

Adani Electricity later said in tweets that his teams were trying to restore supply after a “major power failure” that affected most areas of Mumbai.

“There is a major power failure due to which supply is affected in most parts of Mumbai. In accordance with network security protocols, Adani Power System has been able to maintain itself and set up as an island, ”said Adani Electricity.

“AEML is currently providing critical services in Mumbai. About 385 MW from the AEML Dahanu generation. Our teams are working to restore supply to the affected areas as soon as possible. We regret the inconvenience caused,” the company statement added. .

In a video statement, Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut said maintenance work was underway at the 400 kv Kalwa-Padgha center of the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company when the technical outage occurred. is produced in circuit number 2, which then absorbed all the charge.

“Much of Mumbai and Thane has been affected because of this, power will be restored in 30 to 45 minutes,” he said.

IS Chahal, the municipal commissioner of Mumbai, has asked officers to procure enough diesel for at least eight hours to avoid power outages in hospitals, especially in ICUs. He also asked disaster control staff to keep a mobile diesel generator handy, in case the crisis lasts longer than two hours.

On Twitter, many complained that the power outage had hit Work From Home and online courses.

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