Power News We love to talk!
Frequent power cuts have been affecting the daily chores of residents of Tiruthuraipoondi for the past one month.
A cross section of traders say that it was difficult to carry out their business as the power cuts were unscheduled.
It lasted for at least 35 minutes every time, particularly in the evening. A number of tailors are the worst-hit, as their work comes to a grinding halt all of a sudden as the electric sewing machines cannot be operated for about an hour or so daily in the evening.
One of the artisans involved in making pots and earthen wares said that he too was affected daily. As the earthen wares are being made using electrically-operated wheels, the frequent and prolonged cuts caused much disturbance.
They said that additional sub-stations should be set up at Tiruthuraipoondi and surrounding areas. The distribution system should be channelised to cater to the needs of the consumers.
- Protests brewing against Kakarapalli Thermal Vidyut Project Read more
- Solar fence soon to protect tribal settlements Read more
- CIL to price non-coking coal on per unit calorific value basis Read more
- BERC determines generic tariff for biomass- and bagasse-based power projects to be commissioned in Read more
- Cabinet may take up power distribution firms' burgeoning debt issue tomorrow Read more
- Coal India's volume game yields result, soft price a concern Read more
- Government yet to devise policies for scaling up solar capacity to 100 GW by 2022 Read more
- Kudankulam is still the cheapest of all foreign-built nuclear plants Read more
- Inox Wind net profit dips 40 per cent in Q2 Read more
- SBI sanctions credit facilities worth Rs 2,317 crore for rooftop solar projects Read more