Category: Transmission/Distribution

Electric-power transmission; is the bulk transfer of electrical energy, from generating power plants to electrical substations located near demand centers.
Electricity distribution is the final stage in the delivery of electricity to end users. A distribution system’s network carries electricity from the transmission system and delivers it to consumers.

KSEB commissions substation

Thiruvananthapuram: After years of delay, the Kattakkada-Pothancode 220kV substation has become a reality. Kerala State electricity board has commissioned the substation at Kattakkada on Monday. With the charging of the substation by the KSEBL...

Bids for DMIC township power station

GREATER NOIDA: The DMICIntegrated Industrial TownshipGreater Noida Limited (DMIC IITGNL) has invited bids from companies to design, construct and commission a 33kV power station for the under-construction Integrated Industrial Township (IIT) in Greater Noida. The township is being...

Nepal, US to seal $630m deal in September

The government of Nepalwill sign a $630-million investment agreement with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), an independent US government agency working to reduce global poverty through economic development, in September to build a robust...

Power tariff hiked in Haryana

Power consumers in Haryana, barring those from the farm sector, will have to pay more from July 1 with the Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) increasing the power tariff for 2017-18. The tariff for...

‘Slackening demand for power a concern’

Sujoy Ghosh, Country Head, First Solar India and part of world’s leading solar module supplier First Solar Inc with a capacity of over 3 giga watt, believes the country’s solar sector is poised for...

Bids for DMIC township power station

GREATER NOIDA: The DMIC Integrated Industrial TownshipGreater Noida Limited (DMIC IITGNL) has invited bids from companies to design, construct and commission a 33kV power station for the under-construction Integrated Industrial Township (IIT) in Greater Noida. The township is...

Haryana power consumption hits new high

Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) The maximum daily electricity consumption in Haryana has crossed a record 2,000 lakh units, the state’s power utilities said on Friday. “The consumption this year was recorded as 2,010 lakh...

Adani Power gets green clearance for 1600 MW Godda Plant

Adani Power has got environmental clearance for its Godda plant of 1600 MW capacity. The committee from the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has sanctioned the clearance for the plant after considering necessary environmental...

Off-grid solar power and rural electrification

While grid extension is the main driver of rural electrification in India today and almost all Indian villages are now electrified, the reality at the habitation and household level is very different. In Bihar...

Power cuts irk residents in humidity

GURUGRAM: Power cutsacross Gurgaon took a toll on residents on a very humid Tuesday. Power demand was at a high of 245 lakh units on the day.On Sunday, the demand was 228 lakh units. A day earlier, the...

Power grid integration needs to quicken

When the sun shines brightly, it’s manna from heaven for a solar producer. But for an electricity distributor, the surge in the power lines can be a nightmare. This unpredictability of solar and wind...