In Vizianagaram, the power outage started at 12 noon in rural and agency areas and from 5 pm in the urban and semi-urban areas.
According to official sources, the district needs 250-300 MW power per hour and it has become a big challenge for APEPDCL to supply uninterrupted power to domestic consumers as well as industries.
The Commission will now start the process afresh, including publishing a public notice and hearing the views of all stakeholders before issuing a fresh order.
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