T&D News

RoW constraints impede 765kV Salem-Madhugiri line

Adani completes acquisition of RInfra’s power business

Adani Transmission Ltd, part of the Adani Group, announced that it has acquired Reliance Infrastructure’s integrated business of generation, transmission and retail electricity distribution. The deal is worth Rs.18,800 crore, and was in the making since December 2017.

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World Bank to assist India’s energy efficiency program


The Government of India, Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), and the World Bank have signed a $220-million loan agreement and a $80-million guarantee agreement for the India Energy Efficiency Scale-Up Program.

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Schneider Electric inaugurates experience zone for retail products


Schneider Electric on August 24, 2018, inaugurated the first of its kind retail experience zone, ‘Xperience Point’ in Gurugram, Haryana.

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CG’s Indonesian arm inaugurates EHV switchgear factory


The inauguration of Indonesia’s first high voltage and extra high voltage factory owned by PT Crompton Prima Switchgear Indonesia (CPSI),  was held at the Modern Cikande Industrial Estate, Banten, Indonesia, on August 20, 2018.

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CG enters into strategic alliance with Tenaga Switchgear


Avantha Group Company, CG Power & Industrial Solutions Ltd (CG), entered into a strategic alliance agreement with Tenaga Switchgear Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia (TSG) to leverage each company’s unique strengths and assets to expand market reach and enhance customer base in Southeast Asia-Pacific, particularly Malaysia, a release from CG said.

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Garware Technical Fibres working on innovative products

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd) is working on new products for the power transmission industry, the company’s CMD Vayu Garware said at the sidelines of a conference in Mumbai.

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Sterlite Power completes reconductoring project ahead of schedule


Sterlite Power recently announced that it has successfully upgraded the capacity on the 132kV Hatia-Kamdara transmission line in Jharkhand, five months ahead of schedule.

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KEC International order book up 34 per cent

KEC International has reported a 34 per cent year-on-year growth in its outstanding order book position as of June 30, 2018.

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ABB India order inflow up 7.5 per cent in Q2FY18

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ABB India witnessed new order inflow of Rs.2,474 crore during the second quarter (April to June) of 2018 that was 7.5 per cent higher than the comparable level of Rs.2,302 crore in the same period of 2017. By the same comparison, export orders grew 68 per cent.

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Tata Power completes first training workshop in Ethiopia


The Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI), a fully-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, announced the successful completion of its first training workshop on ’Safety and Grounding/Earthing’ and Train-the-Trainer program for select employees of Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) from at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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