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Tata Power aims at trebling distribution business

Tata Power is keen to substantially grow its power distribution business, according to the company’s MD & CEO Praveer Sinha. Its current customer base of around 2.2 million consumers is likely to grow to 10 million in the next 3-5 years.

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Maharashtra hopes to finalize DF mandates by end-December

Maharashtra DF

The Maharashtra government is hopeful of soon appointing distribution franchisees in two circles, bidding for which is currently underway. Franchisees for the Malegaon and Mumbra-Kalwa circles will be made by end of December this year, according to Arvind Singh, Principal Secretary (Energy), Government of Maharashtra. Singh was addressing a select media gathering during the “Distribution Utility Meet 2018”, organized by Tata Power in Mumbai recently.

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Tata Power hosts Distribution Utility Meet in Mumbai

Tata Power

Tata Power hosted the 2nd Annual Distribution Utility Meet, 2018 in Mumbai, on November 1, 2018. The event  was inaugurated at the hands of Arvind Singh, Principal Secretary – Energy, Government of Maharashtra in the presence of Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power and Reji Kumar Pillai, President, India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF).

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Tata Power launches energy management tool for consumers

Tata Power

In a move to help its consumers take better control of their energy usage, Tata Power, has rolled out a new service ‘Know Your Electricity Consumption’ that allows its customers to view their power consumption trend through an online dashboard.

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Sterlite Power commissions transmission scheme in northern region

Sterlite

Sterlite Power has announced the commissioning of one of the most challenging transmission projects globally, the Northern Region Strengthening Scheme 29 (NRSS 29).

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Alfa Transformers gets investor funding from CCube

Alfa

CCube Angels Network, a Singapore-based angel investing network and a group of investors have invested Rs.5.47 crore in Alfa Transformers Ltd, engaged in manufacturing of power and distribution transformers for more than 30 years.

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Completion of Anpara-Unnao line by March 2019

Sterlite

The Anpara-D to Unnao power transmission line, which was originally expected to complete by January 2012, is now expected to do so by March 2019, according to recent statistics released by Central Electricity Authority.

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Tata Power launches its VoiceBOT “TINA”

Tata Power

Tata Power, on September 19, 2018, launched its VoiceBOT “TINA”, thus becoming the first utility in India to offer such a service to its customers. TINA, now powered by Google Assistant will allow the company to address all the customer queries using any compatible Android or iOS mobile devices and Google home devices, without downloading the app, or visiting the company website, a release from Tata Power said.

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Transrail successfully commissions its first substation project

Transrail

Transrail Lighting Ltd has crossed a new milestone in its power T&D contracting journey with the commissioning of its very first substation project. A very seasoned player in the power transmission tower and conductoring business, Transrail recently ventured into related areas like substations and railway electrification.

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Siemens announces completion of Indo-Bangladesh HVDC link

Siemens

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 of up to 500 mw.

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