Power outages were reported on Monday from Mumbai's Bandra, Khar, Dharavi, Santacruz and Chunabhatti areas.
The power outages took place after a transmission line tripped, said Tata Power in a statement. Power tripping happened at 9:30 pm and it was restored at 9:37 pm, it added.
“There was an incident of power tripping today for a very short time (around 7-minutes) due to tripping of 220kV MSETCL OLTS protection at their Trombay Receiving Station, giving shutdown to 160MW load at Tata Power’s Dharavi Receiving Station. However, the power supply was quickly restored by Tata Power. The power tripping happened at 2130 hrs and it was restored at 2137 hrs today i.e. 9th May 2022," read the statement.
Meanwhile, Adani electricity Mumbai ltd spokesperson said there was equipment malfunction at Tata Power’s Dharavi Receiving station and that it affected close to 1,80,000 customers from Bandra, Bombilwadi, Khar 24th Road, Santacruz and Chunabhatti areas. "Our teams quickly restored supply within 15 minutes. We regret the inconvenience caused to our consumer's due to technical snag at these transmission stations impacting incoming supply," the spokesperson added.