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.

India’s power sector stuck in the doldrums

CHENNAI: India’s power supply deficit figures might be looking better than ever, but ratings agencies and analysts have begun to point out that the Indian energy machine might not be able to fulfill overall...

National smart grid mission in line with emerging reality

Around the globe, electricity generation, transmission and the distribution landscape have been rapidly changing. The emergence of multiple sources of power, including renewable sources like solar and wind, enforces changes to the age-old practice...

Power consumption declines in AP

Visakhapatnam: In a significance development, the power consumption in the State has come down across all the 13 districts. With the increase in solar power consumption and other power saving measures being maintained by the...

National smart grid mission in line with emerging reality

Around the globe, electricity generation, transmission and the distribution landscape have been rapidly changing. The emergence of multiple sources of power, including renewable sources like solar and wind, enforces changes to the age-old practice...

GUMCO, Genus Power sign meter manufacturing pact

GLOBAL Utilities Management Company (GUMCO), a subsidiary of Vigeo Group, has signed a long-term partnership agreement with Genus Power Infrastructures Limited for the manufacturing, assembling and development of power metering solutions for Nigeria and...

Discoms save Rs 15K cr under UDAY scheme

Debt-laden power distribution companies in states which participated in the UDAY scheme, meant for their revival, have saved Rs 15,000 crore till March this year, the power ministry said today. The Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY)...

Power Grid inks $500 m loan pact with ADB

NEW DELHI, AUG 18:   State-run power transmission utility Power Grid Corp today said it will get a loan of USD 500 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for its various projects. “Power Grid...

Micro-grids, a route to ensure 24X7 power

India – world’s largest democracy, with 65% of its population below the age of 25, a growing middle class with increasing disposable income, and a significant appetite for internet use- all these are one...

DISCOMs save Rs 15,000 crore under UDAY scheme

Debt-laden power distribution companies in states which participated in the UDAY scheme, meant for their revival, have saved Rs 15,000 crore till March this year, the power ministry said today. The Ujwal DISCOM Assurance...

Prepaid electricity meters likely for utility companies

Trigger for proposal is the ?2,474.5 crore owed to Bescom Government offices, water supply installations, and street lights could soon be switched to a prepaid electricity meter system if the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company...