January 2018

Schneider Electric, SEforALL create partnership to work on UN energy goals

Schneider Electric is pursuing its commitment to help reduce energy poverty and provide universal access to environmentally friendly energy, by entering into a partnership with Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), a global non-profit organization.  The aim is to Read more


Transrail breaks new ground, wins substation orders

Transrail Lighting Ltd has forayed in the substation and railways electrification businesses and secured orders worth Rs.395 crore which are now in execution stage. The substation mandate includes orders from Madhya Pradesh Power Transmission Co. Ltd (MPPTCL) for two Read more

India’s solar capacity touches 20 GW

India’s renewable energy pursuits crossed an important milestone with grid-connected solar power capacity touching 20 GW, according to information released by Mercom India Research. Mercom has estimated that out of this 20 GW, around 18.4 GW has come from Read more

Tisva unveils new launches in consumer lighting segment

Tisva, the premium home decorative lighting brand from Usha International Ltd, is all set to launch its new collection of lights in the consumer lighting segment. The Tisva product portfolio has always been a signature of the latest Read more

Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India

Year 2017 witnessed various developments in the renewable energy sector in terms of growth, which was fueled by policies, reforms and investments given that it is one of the focal areas. The continued government support and improved economics Read more

Tulsi Tanti, Founder & CMD, Suzlon Group

The structural changes introduced by the government last year augur well for the Indian economy in the long term. The introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will have a positive effect on the overall health of Read more


PGCIL to complete ERSS-XXI scheme in 38 months

Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) will complete the Eastern Region System Strengthening Scheme (ERSS)-XXI progressively in 38 months, the company said in a stock exchange filing. On January 12, 2018, PGCIL took over ERSS XXI Transmission Ltd, the Read more

Shrinivas Chebbi, President – Building Business, Greater India Zone, Schneider Electric India

We expect the Union Budget 2018 to have significant growth-centric announcements in terms of energy conservation and effectively implementing policies in the adoption of safe, reliable efficient and sustainable buildings. We expect the budget to hold stringent norms for Read more

Localization is our principal growth driver

Lapp Group India is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Germany-headquartered Lapp Group. Lapp India currently provides about 150,000 km Read more

We are seeing newer dimensions in the energy sector

The World Utility Summit 2018 will be among the several concurrent events during ELECRAMA, the mega power T&D show that Read more