Why is there a power cut every time it rains in India?

Why is there a power cut every time it rains in India?

Read this in Hindi: Power cut in Rain: Recently, due to rain accompanied by thunderstorms in Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, the city’s power went out for 20 hours. Even the CM House was shrouded in darkness. People without electricity were in bad condition, and most of all people got upset when their smartphones … Read more

‘Andhera Kaa’yam Rahae’: Electricity Playing Hide and Seek in Kashmir

'Andhera Kaa'yam Rahae': Electricity Playing Hide and Seek in Kashmir

Ramadhan one of the holiest month for Muslims is also considered as the month of light. But scenes from Kashmiri households have a different story to tell. Kashmiris have been witnessing power cuts during Ramadhan since the year 2020. But like every year, the administration promised of full power supply during this holy month, alas! … Read more

Do you know how many people still live without electricity?

Without electricity, 733 million are living in the dark

Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine slow progress towards universal access to energy, and still 733 million people in the world do not have electricity and 2.4 billion cook with fuels that are harmful to health and the environment, as per the latest study. The report was prepared by the World Bank, the World Health … Read more

‘No shortage of coal, power crisis caused by poor management

coal crisis in India

Climate Kahani: India is currently forced to bear the brunt of global warming. The electricity crisis has also arisen in various states of the country as a result of an increase in electricity consumption due to scorching heatwave. It is being linked to the shortage of coal, but experts believe that the power crisis has … Read more

Unpaid coal bills of states in crores, see list of defaulters

Unpaid coal bills of states in crores, see list of defaulters

The temperature exceeded 42 degrees, and in this situation, the electricity crisis has made life difficult for many people in many states. The gap between the growth of demand and the shortage of supply reached 623 million units. The reasons for power outages and load reductions are given for various reasons, from lack of coal … Read more

Power outages in J&K: Army deploys troops to restore electricity

Power supply disruptions likely to continue in J&K

Ground Report | New Delhi: Power outages in J&K; More than 20,000 electricity workers have gone on strike in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. After this, the administration in Jammu has sought the help of the army for the smooth restoration of essential services including electricity. Power outages in J&K Electricity department employees … Read more

Power outage: How much India is dependent on coal for electricity?

yellow bulb

As per data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), over half of the country‚Äôs 135 coal-fired power plants were left with an average of fewer than four days of coal stocks. It will get worst in October-November due to high demand of electricity due to festive season. India is facing a severe shortage of coal … Read more