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I read in an old newspaper that there is 5-6 hour power cut daily in Tamil Nadu. Why is there a power shortage and what has the government done to overcome this ?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 19 May '12 04:16 pm
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This very long power cuts in TN had been in place for so many years. I do not know, whether it is confined to the summer season alone. However this 6 hour or so power cut is imposed in TN every year without fail.Your question underscores the importance of Koodankulam Nuclear Power station and the need to construct more advanced, safe Nuclear Power stations. Constructing more hydroelectric projects is not a viable option as it time consuming, results in large scale destruction of flora and fauna, displacement of human settlement, loss of grazing land etc. It is not known whether the Govt of TN has prepared any masterpaln to over come the shortage of electrical energy. Probably, TN has no panacea to make up the shortage in demand supply of electrical energy. Else, the long power cuts would not have been imposed every year for the past several years.
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 19 May '12 04:17 pm

 
  
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With depleting natural resources like water and coal both hydroelectric and thermal power plants will become obsolete so we have to search for other safe alternatives, maybe safenuclear power plants in zones not affected by earthquakes or Tsunamis
Answered by ajit kulkarni, 19 May '12 04:33 pm

 
  
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Tamilnadu goverment has no proper supply and proper production unit .
Answered by ajay, 19 May '12 04:19 pm

 
  
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As far as I know there has been no Power Shortage problems in Tamilnadu. Infact Karnataka purchased the Power from Tamilnadu.

Then came the discussion of opening this Koodankulam Nuclear Plant. There were protests against its construction.

So the state Government under Karunanidhi and the Central Government under Manmohan Singh secretly dealt with this by artificially creating power shortages.

The shortage now continues which now has culminated in the demand of commissioning of Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

So just to place this Nuclear Bomb right near the people which could explode and kill them anytime these dramas are enacted.

A Radiation leak from reactor could kill nearly 900,000 people.
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Answered by shekar, 22 May '12 07:26 am

 
  
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