Celebrating the Past

Grid Shock of 2012

In one of the worst blackouts globally, July 2012, India’s northern, eastern and north-eastern grids collapsed in plunging 21 states and over 600 million people into darkness. The grid collapse acted as a wake-up call to establish a strong and resilient power transmission network in the country. This article from our archives talks about the key causes of grid collapse and possible solutions as well as industry reactions of the incident. […]