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...

Solar eclipse biggest test of renewable era

As Monday’s total solar eclipse sweeps from Oregon to South Carolina, US electric power and grid operators will be glued to their monitoring systems in what for them represents the biggest test of the...

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...