In a major stride towards creating a robust regional power grid, the country’s largest power trading platform, the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), has commenced the cross-border electricity trade (CBET). This maiden initiative will help energy exchanges based here progressively extend their reach beyond India’s territorial boundaries to not only countries of South Asia but also...
BHEL, in association with ABB, has bagged a project worth Rs 1,360 crore from Power Grid Corp.
BHELÂ´s scope of work is valued at Rs 1,360 crore for setting up an 800 kV, 6,000 MW HVDC link between Western Region Grid (Raigarh, Chhattisgarh) and Southern Region Grid (Pugalur, Tamil Nadu).
Power Grid (PGCIL) will raise Rs 4,000 crore via AAA-rated corporate bonds in September this year. The company has a mandate to raise Rs 14,000 crore for the year 2016-17 of which PGCIL has already issued financial bonds worth Rs 3,400 crore, last quarter.
With 28 years of experience in power transmission, distribution and generation, Dhananjay Ketkar is currently Chief Operating Officer at Egis India. An engineer and a post graduate in cost and management accounting, Ketkar started his career with NTPC in the power generation domain.
Ground inspections are passÃ© for the Indian power sector which is set to deploy drones to cut costs and improve efficiency. Heralding a technological leap in power transmission, the companies, especially state-owned Power Grid, would now use drones for monitoring project development in critical areas.
Jammu & Kashmir government is selling 300-400 MW generated from its hydel power sources to other states of India even as Kashmir is facing severe power crisis. The government is paying a heavy price for importing power from utilities outside the state.