Chandigarh, Jan 15 (UNI) In order to ensure un-interrupted power supply during the morning and evening peak load hours to domestic and non-domestic consumers in rural areas, the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) has decided to revise the power regulatory measures with effect from tomorrow.
A spokesman for the Nigam said here today that the electricity supply will be restricted to industrial and independent industrial feeders from 0530 hrs to 0800 hrs and 1800 hrs to 2200 hrs.
The Nigam has already decided to restrict power supply to all type of furnaces from 0500 hrs to 2100 hrs till further order.
It has been decided to supply power to the public water works and agricultural tubewells in two groups. The first group in district Karnal, Panipat, Ambala and Panchkula will be fed from 0000 mid-night to 0500 hrs and the second group from 1000 hrs to 1500 hrs.
The first group of tubewell consumers in district Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Sonipat and Yamuna Nagar will be fed from 0030 hrs to 0530 hrs and the second group will be fed from 0830 hrs to 1330 hrs.
The spokesman further stated that the first group of tubewell consumers in Jind, Rohtak and Jhajjar districts will be fed from 2300 hrs to 0400 hrs and the second group from 1200 hrs to 1700 hrs.
The Nigam would ensure at least one hour power supply to each group in morning and evening to the public water works daily.
On an average, the power supply would be restricted on urban and mixed-urban feeders for seven and a half hours daily during the different time slots depending upon system parameters, grid frequency and availability of power.
In any case, the period of restriction shall not exceed two hours in one slot.
He said that the demand of electricity has increased due to failure of winter rains, sharp increase in demand of electricity in all sectors and less availability of water in reservoirs of hydro- power generating stations.
The frequency of northern grid had been around 49 Htz. against the normal frequency level of 50 Htz. per second. He appealed the consumers to make optimum use of electricity and bear with the situation.
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