Unscheduled blackouts

Port Blair
20 Nov 2017

Due to sudden breakdown of overhead jumper at Phoenix Bay Sub-Station on Monday, there has been paucity in power generation to the extent of 11 MW. To manage the shortfall of power generation, the Electricity Department has carried out unscheduled rotational  load-shedding for one hour in Port Blair and South Andaman area.  However, the repairing work is in progress and expected to be completed by 7 pm. The power supply will be normalised on completion of repairing work at about 7 pm. In a release, the Superintending Engineer (Electricity) has regretted the inconvenience caused to the general public.