July 2017

News in brief: July 2017

Here is a summary of key developments in the power T&D space during July 2017: Siemens, Schneider Electric and Eaton Corporation, apart from ABB, have shown interest in acquiring the electrical and automation (E&A) business of Larsen & Tourbo, Read more

GE T&D India’s order inflow nearly doubles in Q1FY18

GE T&D India has reported new order inflows of Rs.15.8 billion (Rs.1,580 crore) during the first quarter (April 1, 2017 to Read more

Power T&D projects call for specialized technical manpower

SPML Infra Ltd has over three decades of multidisciplinary EPC experience in water, solid waste management, power transmission & distribution and civil infrastructure Read more

Alfanar Group picks Suzlon for maiden project in India

Alfanar Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Riyadh-based Alfanar Group, has placed an order on Suzlon Group for the supply of 24 units of Suzlon's S111-90m wind turbine generators, each with a rated capacity of 2.1 mw. These turbines will Read more

Schneider Electric India Appoints New Head for Industry Business

Schneider Electric has announced the appointment of Meenu Singhal as the Vice President of its Industry business. In his new role, Meenu will be responsible for accelerating Schneider Electric’s growth Read more

Power Grid commissions transmission scheme in Himachal

Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) has commissioned the Kala Amb transmission project in Himachal Pradesh. PGCIL had Read more

Indian Railways adopt solar rooftop system for diesel-run train

Jakson Group, in a release, said that it has become the first company in India to successfully commission a solar rooftop system with battery storage on diesel-run train. The 1600HP Diesel Electric Read more

KEC wins orders worth Rs.1,845 crore

KEC International Ltd has secured new orders of Rs.1,845 crore, the RPG Group company said in a release. The power transmission and distribution (T&D) business has secured orders of Rs.1,684 crore in India and the Americas.  These include: (1) Read more

Otis strengthens position in AP with new Vijayawada office

With a new office in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, Otis Elevator Company (India) Ltd is ready to meet the growing demand in the region. The new office strengthens the company’s existing service presence and will cater Read more