March 2019


Legrand India launches experience centre in Dehradun

Legrand India, on March 27, 2019, inaugurated its state-of-the-art experience centre Innoval in Dehradun, the capital city of Uttarakhand. Innoval will host its India group company products – Legrand, Numeric and Valrack. Globally Innoval’s are present at France, Greece, Read more


Waaree Energies introduces customized solar modules for EVs

Waaree Energies has launched customized solar modules, a solar power solution to electric vehicles. These indigenous modules, specially designed for the transport industry in India, are portable, flexible, lighter, durable and more efficient, making them ideal for vehicles. They Read more

Railway Electrification

KEC lands diversified orders worth over Rs.1,300 crore

KEC International Ltd has secured new orders of Rs.1,323 crore across its various businesses. The Railway business has secured domestic orders for composite and overhead electrification works aggregating Rs.644 crore. The T&D business has secured turnkey orders of Rs.287 crore Read more


STMicroelectronics launches STM32MP1 microprocessor series with Linux distribution

STMicroelectronics,  a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is applying its Arm® Cortex® expertise to expand the capabilities of its industry-leading STM32 MCU portfolio to applications requiring even more performance, resources and large open-source software. Read more


Large hydropower to get renewable energy status

Large hydropower projects, which mean hydropower projects of installed capacity 25 mw or more, will now be considered as part of renewable energy. The Union Cabinet recently approved a proposal to this effect. So far, hydropower projects of Read more

Tata Power crosses 7 lakh consumers in Mumbai

Tata Power, on March 3, 2019, crossed the 7-lakh consumer base mark in Mumbai. On this occasion, Tata Power invited Sumit Acharya - consumer number 7 lakh at a celebratory event held at its Dharavi Receiving Station where Read more


IEEMA welcomes scrapping of MIP proposal on steel

In a relief to the domestic electrical equipment industry, the ministry of steel has decided to scrap the proposal of imposing MIP (minimum import price) on import of steel. Senior officials of IEEMA met the Hon’ble Steel Minister Shri Read more


IEEMA signs MoU with PSSC to create trained pool of electricians

With a view to training budding electricians, apex industry body IEEMA under its CSR activities has partnered with Power Sector Skill Council (PSSC) to create maintenance technicians working in industrial plants and commercial buildings. IEEMA has signed an MOU Read more


Tecumseh announces a new range of energy-efficient products for India

Tecumseh Products India Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of the 85-year old Tecumseh Products Company LLC, has unveiled a new range of compressors with hydrocarbon refrigerants for light commercial applications. Formally launched by Doug Murdock, President and CEO of Tecumseh Read more


CCEA approves transmission component of Arun-3 HEP

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved investment for transmission component of Arun-3 hydropower Project (Nepal portion) for an estimated cost of Rs.1236.13 crore. The approval relates to the 400kV D/C Diding (in Nepal) - Bathnaha (international Read more