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aarthivg
aarthivg • Apr 2, 2012

Is southern power grid is connected to the national power grid in India?

Is southern power grid is connected to the national power grid in India?
zaveri
zaveri • Apr 6, 2012
now with the frequent power cuts that take place, it is difficult to say that
aarthivg
aarthivg • Apr 6, 2012
zaveri
now with the frequent power cuts that take place, it is difficult to say that
cant get you.
zaveri
why you relate it to power shut down?
zaveri
zaveri • Apr 6, 2012
if the power grid in chennai was indeed connected to the national power grid, then there wouldnt be those so-called scheduled power-cuts. this probably means that since chennai does not have enough power for itself then how could it supply to other states ?

however, even if chennai does not supply but recieve power, then would it still be having power cuts ?

so in the end what does it all point to ?
aarthivg
aarthivg • Apr 6, 2012
zaveri
if the power grid in chennai was indeed connected to the national power grid, then there wouldnt be those so-called scheduled power-cuts. this probably means that since chennai does not have enough power for itself then how could it supply to other states ?
zaveri
Tamil nadu generates power and gives it to kerala. But there is still a power shut down in Tamil nadu for more then 14 hours dialy.
My question is that whether southern grid is connected with national grid
zaveri
zaveri • Apr 7, 2012
no
Ayush_pse
Ayush_pse • May 25, 2012
but i have studied that all grids are connected to the national grid, so why would southern grid be an exception?
aarthivg
aarthivg • May 25, 2012
Ayush_pse
but i have studied that all grids are connected to the national grid, so why would southern grid be an exception?
I too don't no the reason behind it. Some people say, Its because the power generation in southern region is less.
Anuj Aggarwal
Anuj Aggarwal • May 26, 2012
Actually India has five grids which are all connected with each other. There is no exception for southern grid.

As far as your question is concerned regarding power cuts in Chennai, its not because power generation is less in southern region but the load must have increased in that area due to which the concerned authorities has to perform LOAD SHEDDING
zyborg2006
zyborg2006 • Jul 31, 2012
India is divided into 5 Regions - Northern Region(NR), Eastern Region(ER), Western Region(WR), Southern Region(SR) and North-East Region(NER). Out of all these Regions the NR,ER,WR and NER are synchronized which is known as NEW Grid(runs on same frequency). Whereas SR is not synchronized with the rest of the regions with AC lines and hence runs on a slightly different Frequency. SR is connected with WR and ER with HVDC links only.

source : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PowerGrid_Corporation_of_India
rajk. sharma
rajk. sharma • Aug 4, 2012
no, power consumption will be inc.or load on one power station will be inc.
And Southern grid will be synchronized within 2 to 3 years

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