Articles by Rishu Garg

Rishu Garg works with CSTEP (Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy)

Due to poor maintenance and metering, transformers can get damaged frequently, causing power cuts. Pic: Ekta Sawant Bengalureans are familiar with frequent power cuts lasting several hours, sometimes through the day. Irregular power supply interrupts our daily routines, especially with respect to work since many of us are working from home these days. It could also damage household appliances like refrigerators, air-conditioners and TV sets. In the case of medium, small and micro industries, erratic power supply affects production. One of the most common reasons for power cuts is the poor maintenance of distribution transformers. Damaged transformers also pose a…

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