Upkeep leads to outages, residents fume

GURUGRAM: Residents of New Palam Vihar had to undergo a day-long energy outage on Friday due to what the discom termed as ‘preventive repairs’. But citizens complained concerning the arbitrary nature of blackouts effected by means of the discomas these energy cuts come on the heels of rising temperatures and humid stipulations.
New Palam Vihar is a part of Sector 110 and has round 2,500 houses. The citizens claimed the ability situation in the space was once worsening.Residents spoke to TOI on Saturday and mentioned that the ability crises are worsening. “Yesterday, the ability reduce started round 9am and stopped by means of between four and 4:30pm. This technically way we were without energy for the entire day. After four:30 much of our daily work involves an finish. We require electrical energy all through morning and afternoon hours,” mentioned Betwa Sharma, a resident.

In a recent realize on Saturday, discom alerted citizens about energy cuts between 9am and 5pm on Sunday in spaces that receive provides from the 66kv sub-station in Sector 10A.

But, discom officers mentioned such energy cuts would finish soon as the department was once likely to wrap up its repairs work in a couple of days.

“After these disruptions, there will likely be a robust provide. We have put in 300 transformers in the new Gurugram circle. Our put in capacity now stands at 2,800 MVA,” mentioned KC Aggarwal, superintendent engineer new Gurugram circle

Residents mentioned that minor outages have came about over the previous few weeks, they've overlooked their frequency believing it is a part of a regimen work as was once explained by means of the discom. “But when there are unscheduled energy cuts for the whole day, it turns into unacceptable,” mentioned Sushil Yadav, some other resident of Sector 110A. “Summers are right here yet and we're encountering such issues. I'm hoping that this summer time, discom doesn’t harass us with the frequent energy cuts.”

Meanwhile, officers of recent Gurugram circle informed TOI, “The disruptions are simply a prelude to a robust energy provide. We have put in round 300 transformers in the New Gurugram circle at the price of round Rs three crore. The transformers are of 100 – 530 kV and can make stronger the total capacity of our existing infrastructure by means of 30 MVA. Our put in capacity these days stands at 2800 MVA,” mentioned KC Aggarwal, superintendent engineer new Gurugram circle.

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