Posts by Venugopal Pillai

Siemens Senseformer

India to lead Siemens’ digital transformer programme

India will be amongst the countries that will lead the digital transformer portfolio of Siemens, a company official told T&D India. Siemens, it may be recalled, recently launched the world's first comprehensive digital transformer portfolio at Hannover Messe, Read more

Railway Electrification

Railway electrification: A growth wave in the making

Even as conventional power T&D contractors are busy with routine government works that range from augmenting capacity of the National Grid right down to household electrification, there is another growth wave in the making—railway electrification. According to sources in Read more

We look forward to growing with India

US-based CTC Global Corporation has developed and owns the rights to the highly efficient ACCC (aluminium conductor composite core) technology. CTC Global has been in India for around six years now, working in partnership with conductor manufacturers Sterlite Read more

DZ is the largest R&D project we have undertaken

Larsen & Toubro has been a regular exhibitor at Elecrama having participated in all editions of the mega event, starting from the very first in 1990. In Elecrama 2018, L&T had on display a wide range of innovative Read more

We see great potential in both Indian and overseas markets

Transrail Lighting Ltd is a key player in the power transmission and distribution space with a presence in both equipment and contracting. In a freewheeling conversation D.C. Bagde talks to Venugopal Pillai on a variety of subjects ranging Read more

Renewable energy in India is a priority like never before

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company that has a longstanding presence in Read more

Subhash Sethi SPML Infra

Subhash Sethi, Chairman, SPML Infra Ltd

Distribution franchisee (DF) model is neither a new concept nor is it popular with power companies! The idea behind DF was to encourage private participation in power distribution for improving electricity access to people. The motive behind its Read more

THDC’s installed capacity will cross 4,500 mw in five years

THDC India Ltd, formerly Tehri Hydro Development Corporation Ltd, was incorporated in 1988 with the objective of developing mainly Read more

Budget maintains household electrification drive

The Budget 2018-19 presented by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley today clearly focused on the rural population and in general, the economically-challenged. In keeping with this, the capital expenditure on the national household electrification programme (Saubhagya) has been Read more

Improving quality and safety awareness in LV cables

In terms of number of manufacturers and consumers, the low-voltage cable segment is the largest in the electrical cable industry. Also known as the building wire industry, this segment refers to cables that have low voltage rating, usually Read more