T&D News

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 he planted a sapling to commemorate this achievement.

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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.

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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.

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REC acquisition will boost PFC’s power T&D portfolio


The acquisition of Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) by Power Finance Corporation (PFC) will boost the latter’s power T&D portfolio, according to Rajeev Sharma, CMD, Power Finance Corporation Ltd. Sharma was addressing a media conference in Mumbai on the company’s Q3FY19 results and the impact of the PFC-REC deal.

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Power-packed launch of ELECRAMA 2020 in Mumbai


With the grand launch on February 4, 2019 in Mumbai, IEEMA kicked off its preparation for the upcoming 14th edition of ELECRAMA scheduled from January 18-22, 2020 at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida.

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South Asia’s largest energy storage system put up in India

Energy Storage

Tata Power, AES Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation recently inaugurated India’s first grid-scale battery-based energy storage system in Rohini, Delhi.

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PM lays stone for EHV substations in Arunachal


Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on February 9, 2019, laid the foundation stone for seven EHV substations and 24 low-tension substations in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.

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Transrail celebrates 35 glorious years of engineering excellence


Transrail recently celebrated 35th anniversary in a grand gala in Nagpur where the company commemorated all the stakeholders including past and present employees, business partners, suppliers, contractors and bankers.

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KEI expects robust growth in house wires and cables


KEI Industries Ltd. has announced that it expects to grow 35-40 per cent in the house wire and cable segment during the next financial year.

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Electrical Safety Week launched in Maharashtra


To sensitize and propagate the message of safe electrical practices, Chief Electrical Inspectorate of Maharashtra in association with industry stakeholders including International Copper Association India (ICA India) kick-started the Electrical Safety Week in Maharashtra.

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