Temperature rises, no finish to Noida’s energy woes | Noida Information

NOIDA: Town continues to reel from every day energy outages at intervals of two to five hours in some sectors, because the mercury continues to rise. The temperature is prone to hit 45 levels Celsius subsequent week. Referring to the UP authorities’s current declare of 39% enhance in transmission and calling it ‘a joke’, residents of some sectors have determined to take up the difficulty with the native MLA.
“Noida, which is meant to be a ‘no energy reduce zone’, witnesses intermittent cuts to lengthy outages all through the day for a lot of days now. The outages happen at random hours of the day, starting from half-hour to 2 hours,” mentioned Brigadier (retd) Ashok Hak, a resident of Sector 28.
Hak, Confederation of NCR RWA (CONRWA) convener for Noida, mentioned the important thing issues are previous infrastructure, circuit breakers and poor cabling. “The ‘no energy zone’ is a dream gone bitter,” mentioned Hak, including that CONRWA will elevate the difficulty with MLA Pankaj Singh in addition to each superintending engineers of Electrical energy City Distribution Circle (EUDC) 1 and a couple of of Pashchimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Restricted (PVVNL).
Colonel (retd) Shashi Vaid, chairman of Arun Vihar RWA, mentioned that the sectors are affected by unprecedented energy failures. “The period of those outages prolong to 4 to 5 hours on some days. They’re largely unannounced. In case of a deliberate shutdown, no SMS is shipped to tell us. Upon inquiry, no purpose or estimated time for restoration of provide is supplied,” Vaid mentioned. The state of affairs is nearly similar throughout sectors 11, 12, 19, 20, 25, 28, 29, 37, 30, 31, 34, 35, 40, 44, 51, 92, 93, 120 and 126.
In the meantime Vivek Aggarwal, superintending engineer, (EUDC Division 1) PVVNL didn’t reply to calls or messages by TOI. Puneet Gupta, government engineer, EUDC transmission – I Noida, mentioned that there is no such thing as a shutdown or outage from the transmission finish.
“There could also be tripping and breakdown in 11 kV distribution feeders that are being seemed into,” mentioned Gupta.

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