Daily Archive: August 14, 2013

Power ‘islanding’ of Delhi ready for roll-out

A year after Delhi reeled under a nearly 48-hour blackout triggered by two major snags in the Northern Grid, the ambitious ‘power islanding’ scheme is now ready for roll-out. Under the ‘power islanding’ system,...

Five firms keen on Odisha power distribution business

As many as five companies including Crompton Greaves Ltd (CGL) andTata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL) have expressed interest to work as power distribution franchisee in Odisha during a workshop organised by Gridco Ltd and Rural Electrification Corporation (REC). Others were...

14 global consultants show interest in modernising Coal India mines

The government today said 14 global consultancy firms have responded to the expression of interest floated for technology development and modernisation of Coal India Ltd (CIL) mines. “Altogether, 14 international consultancy firms/ organisations having experience in...

Tamil Nadu withdraws power cuts for industries

In a major relief to the industrial sector, Tamil Nadu has withdrawn power cuts for heavy industries until September 30, except during peak hours between 6pm and 10pm. The state power utility also agreed...