New Delhi: Electricity supply has been restored in close to 80 percent of the areas in the northern region, including the national capital, that were severely impacted by power failure since Tuesday’s afternoon.
Eighty percent or 26,787 MW of power has been restored in the northern region, including Delhi, till 2130 hours, Power Grid said in a statement.
In Delhi, 100 percent has been restored.
State-run Power Grid, which manages grids across the country, said that "supply to (Delhi) Metro and Railway traction (was) restored at 1530 hours".
Power Grid said full electricity supply has been restored in the North East.
In the Eastern region, 58 percent or 6,384 MW supply has been restored till 2130 hours.
Triggering a major power crisis, the three major grids -- Northern, Eastern and North Eastern -- failed at 1300 hours.
Even though the exact reason is yet to be ascertained, officials said that problems started in the Eastern Grid and there could also have been over drawals by some states.


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