Several parts of Mumbai witnessed another power outage today after a power outage lasting more than an hour in the suburbs and surrounding areas on Monday.
The city’s rising temperatures saw angry residents flood Twitter with their complaints, with some even claiming there was no electricity all night.
@Adani_Elec_Mum power outage since 12.45pm in Khar West. Been working for almost 2 hours now! Compared to other metro cities, electricity costs in Mumbai are exorbitant. Expect better services. Can someone look at this. Please restore power immediately!!
— Ruhi Yadu (@RuhiYadu) Apr 26, 2022
— Karan Jain (@KaranJainnn) Apr 26, 2022
Power outages were reported from the posh Khar area of Mumbai, with one user questioning the quality of service despite what he said were high electricity costs.
Adani Electricity, one of the power supply companies in the financial capital, said in a reply to a Twitter user that their teams are trying to restore electricity supply within four hours. It said the interruption is a “result of a malfunction”.
Dear Madam, We apologize for the inconvenience caused. The interruption is due to a malfunction. We want to assure you that our technical teams are working and doing everything they can to restore supplies to the affected areas within 240 minutes.
— Adani Electricity (@Adani_Elec_Mum) April 27, 2022
Tata Power, another distributor in Mumbai, had said yesterday that load shedding could be initiated to maintain grid balance. It said power will be restored once the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Co. Ltd. (MSETCL) line is activated.
“According to the initial assessment, Tata Power would like to inform you that some areas of Mumbai have experienced power outages due to the failure of the MSETCL line as part of the 400KV Kalwa network supplying power to Mumbai and suburban areas,” it said. Company.
According to the initial assessment, Tata Power would like to inform you that some parts of Mumbai have experienced power outages due to the failure of the MSETCL line as part of the 400KV Kalwa network supplying power to Mumbai and suburban areas.
— TataPower (@TataPower) Apr 26, 2022
Before that, Mumbai had witnessed an 18-hour power outage in 2020.