Maharashtra Energy Department, on April 27, told CNBC-TV19 that nine substations between Khar and Bandra have been affected due to a double cable fault in Khar on April 27 morning.
According to the Adani Electricity Mumbai sources, six substations have been restored. Repairing work underway for remaining three substations which will be restored in some time.
On April 26, Navi Mumbai, Thane and western and central suburbs of Mumbai witnessed power cuts. After the Padgha substation in the state tripped, senior executives from power distribution companies told Moneycontrol, amid a national power crisis due to a coal supply shortage that has several states going for daily blackouts.
A Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) spokesperson said, “Power supply to Dombivali, Ambernath, Badlapur and a part of Kalyan has been disrupted. The initial estimate is that the supply will restore in about half to half an hour.”