Daily Archive: July 17, 2015

CG to Provide Smart Grid Infrastructure for SEC

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Cumulative orders of over USD 8 million from SEC since 2014 for automation products Part of Saudi Arabia network expansion and modernisation project Smart grid deployment with ZIV protection, control, metering...

Indian Railways calls bids for electricity supply

New Delhi: At a time when cash-strapped state electricity boards (SEBs) are averse to buying power, Indian Railways has emerged as a potential saviour for idling power projects. Railways, the state-owned transporter, has stepped...

Highrises don’t follow power norms

The Department of Electrical Inspect-orate (DEI), in their periodical inspections, have found that out of 7,960 multistoried buildings in Bengaluru, ninety percent were not in full conformity with the Indian Electricity Rules. The number...

Default fears grow for state electricity boards

Mumbai: Bankers across the country are huddling in board rooms to discuss a problem they thought had been tackled years ago. But the financial rot in some state electricity boards (SEBs) has only worsened...

Proposed RE Act gives sweeping powers to the Centre

CHENNAI, JULY 16:   The proposed National Renewable Energy Act, 2015—the draft of which has been put up for public comments—seeks to give sweeping powers to Government of India to develop the renewable energy industry...