August 2018


Siemens announces completion of Indo-Bangladesh HVDC link

Siemens recently announced that in June this year, it fully commissioned the second block of the high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) back-to-back link in Bheramara, Bangladesh, to connect the electricity supply networks of India and Bangladesh with a transmission capacity Read more


Toshiba to expand Indian hydropower turbine unit

TPSC (India) Private Ltd, a wholly-owned Indian subsidiary of Toshiba Plant Systems & Services Corporation in Japan, has announced that it will expand its assembly plant of water turbines for small and medium sized hydroelectric power project. The company Read more

RoW constraints impede 765kV Salem-Madhugiri line

Adani completes acquisition of RInfra’s power business

Adani Transmission Ltd, part of the Adani Group, announced that it has acquired Reliance Infrastructure’s integrated business of generation, transmission and retail electricity distribution. The deal is worth Rs.18,800 crore, and was in the making since December 2017. The Read more


Hanergy Debuts at Intersolar South America Exhibition 2018

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group, a multinational clean energy company, has announced its debut at Intersolar South America, a world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners. In the sixth edition of the international exhibition and conference that is scheduled Read more


Suzlon-CLP’s Veltoor solar PV plant gets world’s first quality certification

Suzlon Energy has announced that the world’s first solar project quality certificate for photovoltaic (PV) power plants has been awarded to the Veltoor solar power project in Telangana, owned by SE Solar Ltd  SE Solar is Suzlon’s special Read more


World Bank to assist India’s energy efficiency program

The Government of India, Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), and the World Bank have signed a $220-million loan agreement and a $80-million guarantee agreement for the India Energy Efficiency Scale-Up Program. The program, to be implemented by EESL, will Read more

T&D India (August 2018): Focus on power distribution must continue

  Click here to view T&D India August 2018 (2nd Anniversary) in PDF format Read more


Schneider Electric inaugurates experience zone for retail products

Schneider Electric on August 24, 2018, inaugurated the first of its kind retail experience zone, ‘Xperience Point’ in Gurugram, Haryana. Xperience Point will also benefit electricians, architects and channel partners dealing in these products The Xperience Point will host Schneider Read more


India’s largest techno-hub inaugurated in Rajasthan

Bhamashah Techno Hub, an initiative of The Department of Information Technology and Communication, Government of Rajasthan, was inaugurated at the hands of Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ms Vasundhara Raje on August 23, 2018 and dedicated to the public.   Sterling Read more

CenturyPly solar

CenturyPly sets up rooftop solar plant at Chennai unit

Century Plyboards India Ltd, popularly known as “CenturyPly,” has announced the installation of rooftop solar panels at the company’s manufacturing unit in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.  The company is planning to empower its other manufacturing units with solar power Read more