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    Mumbai powercut news highlights: India's financial capital Mumbai witnessed a major power outage on Monday morning around 10 am onwards, impacting the supply of electricity across the maximum city, Navi Mumbai and Thane. Almost three hours now, the power supply has been restored partially in many parts of the city and train services also resumed later. Multiple tripping of lines and transformer (Kalwa-Padghe and Khargar ICTs) affected 360 MW supply in the city and suburbs.

    Mumbai powercut highlights: Electricity restored across city and state
    • With that we wrap this special LIVE coverage of the power outage in Mumbai and Maharashtra. We will keep brining you the top developments from India and around the world. For more news, views and updates stay logged on to CNBCTV18.com

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates | Adani Electricity said in a tweet that power was restored on its part across all Mumbai suburbs and regions of the state by 7.30 pm.

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates Tata Power Company says:

      Based on the preliminary assessment of the situation, Tata Power would like to inform that today many parts of Mumbai experienced an unforeseen electricity failure starting at 10 am in the morning due to tripping of MSETCL’s 400 KV transmission system at Kalwa which supplies to Mumbai and adjoining areas. MSETCLs 400kV Pune-Kalwa line was under forced shutdown since yesterday due to R-Y phase fault.

      It is understood that MSETCL had taken emergency shutdown for 400 KV Kalwa- Padghe line -1 at 6.54hrs today morning to attend fault and was expected to be revived by 09:30hr, but could not revive it.

      As understood, at 09:58hrs 400kV Kalwa-Padghe-2 carrying 633 MW tripped. The flow on Pune-Kharghar rose upto 900MW and tripped at 10:00hrs resulting in load drop in Mumbai system.

      Mumbai’s islanding system that saves the city from major power outages was separated, however it could not hold as additional 900MW load dropped at 10:05hrs.

      Tata Power swiftly began restoration work to bring back supply from the 3 Hydro units and Trombay gas and coal units as soon as the MSETCL transmission lines were connected. Tata Power started restoring supply to its consumers progressively from 12 noon onwards.

      Tata Power regrets the inconvenience caused to its consumers due to this unforeseen event in power failure due to the transmission system failure leading to the cascading impact to all downstream suppliers of electricity including Tata Power, BEST and its consumers.

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates | Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has called a high-level meeting at 4.00 pm over today’s power failure, News18 reported.

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates AEML restores power supply to its consumers

      "Due to transmission network failure outside of our system at around 10.05 this morning, power grid saw outages across utilities in Mumbai. However Adani Electricity Mumbai (AEML), distribution system operated Islanding facility successfully and continued successfully power supply to vital installations with the help of Dahanu Thermal Power Station (DTPS). We wish we had more power for which we are dependent on grid input. The power supplies to remaining consumers of AEML are being restored in phased manner as input power is being restored by Grid operations of Maha”, said AEML spokesperson.

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates | BMC says it is “personally & closely monitoring the status at all private & government hospitals, to ensure that their services continue unhindered, even in the dearth of power supply. No untoward incident has been reported so far.”

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates | Union Minister RK Singh said that the national grid was fine, CNN News18 reported. "There is no problem. The problem came up in the state grid. Maharashtra has 3 power grids and 2 developed problems since Saturday. Over 2000 mega watts was lost in this failure. 1200 watts has been restored. We will be sending a team to Maharashtra to have a look at what went wrong. We will try to set a mechanism that will make sure that something like this is not repeated," Singh added.

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates | NSE rates are not updating.

    • Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut said that power supply to railways was restored. Power to other emergency services like Hospitals are also being restored.

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates | Tata Power says that the company has progressively started restoring supply to all its customers starting from 12 noon and has restored supply fully.

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates | Central Railways has rescheduled following long distance special trains due to the power outage:

      01055 LTT-Gorakhpur at 14.00 hrs

      02542 LTT-Gorakhpur at 14.15 hrs

      01055 LTT-Gorakhpur at 1200 hrs

      02542 LTT-Gorakhpur at 1215 hrs

      06345 LTT-Thiruvananthapuram at 1240 hrs

      01061 LTT-Darbhanga at 1315 hrs

      01071 LTT-Varanasi at 1340 hrs

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates | Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has directed Mumbai’s Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal to ensure alternative arrangements of power supply to hospitals remains uninterrupted. The CM has also instructed suburban railways to coordinate with the railway administration quickly rescue stranded passengers. The chief secretary and the power ministry's control room have also been told that fire brigade should remain vigilant and provide immediate assistance to prevent any further accidents due to power outages.

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates | The central line of Mumbai’s suburban railway service has been restored. The Western Railways has said that power supply has been restored in their suburban section and all overhead lines have been charged at 12.20 pm. WR's suburban train services have also been restored. The Harbour Line was restored earlier.

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates: The electricity power has come back in 60% area in Mumbai and it will be restored across the city in 15 minutes, said BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal. Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Chahal said that any further power disruption was not expected. The state government has ordered an enquiry into the grid failure.

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    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates: Here are some of the details on the power outage

      400kV Pune-Kalwa line was under forced shutdown since 13:47hrs during to R-Y phase fault. Pune end fault current-11.13 Kamp Dist-30.4 KM

      E/S on 400kV Kalwa-Padghe line-1 availed by Maharashtra at 06:54hrs. Expected to be revived by 09:30hr but could not be revived by Maharshtra

      At 09:58hrs 400kv Kalwa-padghe-2 carrying 633MW tripped. The flow on Pune-Khargar rose upto 900MW and tripped at 10:00hrs.

      Khargar ICT-1 & 2 also tripped at 10:05hrs resulting in load drop of 360MW in Mumbai system.

      SLDC Kalwa is requested to normalize 400kV Kalwa-padghe-1 immediately and take Pune –Khargar via TBC into service.

      Mumbai island system was separated but could not be on halt

      About 900MW load dropped at 10:05hrs.

      Total load drop about 1300MW

      As informed by Maharastra, Pune-Khargar line hand tripped due to heavy sparking

      Total Mumbai load loss is 2600MW

      Pune-Khargar line closed at 10:27hrs

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates | Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE on Monday said said they were functioning normally, amid a major power outage in large parts of Mumbai. "There is a power failure in south Mumbai. Exchange is working normally. The listing ceremony was concluded successfully for Mazagon Shipbuilders today morning," a BSE spokesperson said. The NSE too said it is functioning normally. Large parts of the financial capital reported a major power outage on Monday morning due to a technical failure. In a tweet, Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) said "the electric supply is interrupted due to TATAs incoming electric supply failure". Multiple operators, including the state-run BEST, Adani Electricity and Tata Power supply power to the city.

    • Mumbai Powercut LIVE Updates | Virtual court proceedings via video conference links on hold today at Bombay HC principle bench due to power outage.

    • BMC Commissioner | Mumbai hospitals instructed to assess supply of diesel & get enough supplies through BMC. To ensure diesel supply for at least 8 hours to avoid power failures in hospitals, especially ICUs. BMC's disaster control Dept to keep stand by private MOBILE DG SET vehicles handy within next one hour in case power failure continues beyond two hours.

    • BMC | Due to power supply failure in Mumbai region, residents of Mumbai are requested to call on 022-22694727, 022-226947725 and 022-22704403 in case of emergencies.

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      Mumbai powercut highlights: Electricity restored across city and state
    • BMC on BEST Power Failure | Electric power failure due to Central grid failure of TATA Power at Kalwa. It will take 45 min to 1 hour to restore the supply. This has impacted in the failure of electric supply all over Mumbai City and Suburb and Train traffic of all lines Central, Eastern & Western disrupted.

    Mumbai powercut LIVE updates: India's financial capital Mumbai witnessed a major power outage on Monday morning around 10 am onwards, impacting the supply of electricity across the maximum city, Navi Mumbai and Thane. Almost three hours now, the power supply has been restored partially in many parts of the city and train services to be resumed shortly. Multiple tripping of lines and transformer (Kalwa-Padghe and Khargar ICTs) affected 360 MW supply in the city and suburbs. In case of emergencies, the residents of Mumbai are requested to call on 022-22694727, 022-226947725 and 022-22704403.
     

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