PSPCL suffered huge losses due to wind strom: Er. B.S. Sran

PSPCL suffered huge losses due to wind strom: Er. B.S. Sran

PUNJAB STATE POWER CORPORATION LIMITED
Public Relations office
Press Note, Patiala  June 4,2019

Dust and windstorm   played havoc in Punjab on the night of  June 3, 2019.  Punjab State Power Corporation Limited suffered huge losses in the shape of disruption in power supply and damage of electric infrastructure etc.

Er.Baldev Singh Sran CMD disclosed that the electric supply in the most of the parts of the state was affected. PSPCL had   issued instructions to the officers/officials  not to leave their headquarters and attend to the breakdowns on war footing.

He disclosed that about 200 nos 11  KV AP feeders,    170  UPS feeders and 38 nos  Kandi areas  feeders were affected across the state. and  125 nos    poles and 55 nos    transformers were damaged. He further informed that the supply in Mohali,Morinda , Kharar,and Ropar  and border zone areas  was  most affected.He said that only  66 KV lines Ranipur-Dhaar and 33 KV lines Chatwal/Dunera (3 nos Sub Stations pending due to military area as no civilian person is  allowed entry before 7 am, both lines pass through hilly and forest areas.  ( 8 Nos sub stations were restored at night. Officers &officials are on war footing and attending faults.

CMD appealed to consumers of the Punjab to cooperate with PSPCL due to inevitable situation. Er.Baldev Singh Sran said that supply has however been restored throughout the state from  alternate sources.

CMD instructed   the engineers and officials of the PSPCL to  promptly respond to the challenge and work throughout the Day/Night to restore the system and provide  power supply to our valuable consumers.

Issued by Dy.Secy.P.R./PSPCL,Patiala
Press Note no 54 June 4,2019