Submerged Duhabi substation Operational from today

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The 132 kV Duhabi substation in Sunsari, which was inundated due to incessant rains, has come into operation after 38 hours. 

The Duhabi substation, which was closed from 8:30 pm on Tuesday night due to drowning, has been brought into operation from 10:30 am on Thursday.

“With the help of our team day and night, local level, administration, security personnel, locals and others, we have been able to discharge the water entering the substation and charge it,” said Kulman Ghising, executive director of Nepal Electricity Authority. We are. ‘

Power supply to Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Ilam, Panchthar, Taplejung, Dhankuta, Terhathum, Sankhuwasabha, Bhojpur, and other districts was cut off after the main Duhabi substation, which supplies electricity to the districts of Province No. 1, was inundated. Most of the power supply has been restored since the substation came into operation.

NEA Duhabi Grid Branch Chief Rajesh Regmi said that they have succeeded in charging the substation by adopting necessary safety measures as there was no major damage to the equipment. The capacity of 4 power transformers in the substation is 219 MVA.

Attaria-Chamelia transmission line is also in operation

The Attaria (Kailali) -Chamelia-Darchula 132 KV transmission line, which was closed due to falling trees in various places due to rains, has also come into operation. The transmission line has come into operation from Thursday after removing the obstruction. With the operation of the transmission line, the power supply has been restored in most parts of the hilly districts of the far west.