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ABB installs EV fast-charger station at NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog, the Indian government’s premier policy think-tank has installed an ABB Terra 53 fast charging station for electric vehicles at the organization’s office in New Delhi.

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Schneider Electric Launches “Go Green in the City 2018”

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Schneider Electric recently launched Go Green in the City 2018, its global contest to find bold ideas and innovative solutions for smarter, more energy-efficient cities.

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Reliance Energy offers 42pc discount on energy-efficient gadgets

Reliance Energy

Reliance Energy is offering up to 42 per cent discount on super efficient ceiling fans and energy efficient 5 star-rated refrigerators for its residential customers under its ‘Change for Mumbai’ initiative. The initiative is timed so that customers who avail the offer can beat the sweltering summer heat with less impact on electricity bills.

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Sterlite Power commissions two 400kV lines in Telangana

Sterlite Power has announced the commissioning of two 400kV lines in Telangana as part of the Maheshwaram Transmission scheme in Telangana that Sterlite is developing on BOOM basis. The lines Nizamabad-Shankarapally (double-circuit) and Maheshwaram-Mahaboobnagar are expected to improve power availability in Telangana by almost 1,000 mw.

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Tata Power DDL becomes first utility to map underground cables

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) has implemented GPS mapping technology to map its underground cables along with RFID (Radio-frequency Identification Detector) marker installation on cable splices for speedier fault location and resolution. Tata Power-DDL is the first utility in the country to implement the above technologies, the power utility said in a statement.

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Budget 2018: FM acts, industry reacts

The Union Budget 2018, presented by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on February 1, 2018, has been generally welcomed. T&D India brings to you reactions by eminent industry players.

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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 increased to Rs.3,700 crore for FY19 from Rs.2,000 crore in FY18 (Revised Estimate).

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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 accelerate progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 7 on energy.

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PGCIL to complete ERSS-XXI scheme in 38 months

ERSS

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.

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Companies unprepared for new energy economy: Schneider Electric study

Schneider Electric

A new study released recently by Schneider Electric, reveals that most organizations feel prepared for a decentralized, decarbonized and digitized future, but many are not taking the necessary steps to integrate and advance their energy and sustainability programs.

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