Grid

India’s Indifference to Mini-Grids Throttling A big Job opportunity

Behind the government’s ‘power for all’ push has been an unstated desire to ensure that the central grid is the main conduit of power for all Indian households. This has pushed mini-grids to the backburner many feel, with many consequences for all stakeholders Last year, India celebrated power connectivity to every household in the country, […]

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Delays and Cancellations to Dampen US Microgrid Growth

Project cancellations and delays connecting planned projects to the grid will lead the US microgrid market to contract 17% from its 2018 peak Project cancellations and delays connecting planned projects to the electric grid will lead the US microgrid market to contract 17 percent from its 2018 peak by the end of this year, according […]

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Nokia to Transform Finland’s Smart Grid to Realise Renewables Potential

Nokia has been selected to build an IP/MPLS network to support the digital transformation of Finland’s national electrical grid. Nokia has announced that it has been selected by Fingrid, Finland‘s national transmission system operator, to build an IP/MPLS network to support the digital transformation of its national electrical grid. Fingrid will use the network to […]

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ADB Grants $451 Mn to Strengthen Power Connectivity in Tamil Nadu

ADB has approved a USD 451 million loan to strengthen power connectivity between the southern and northern parts of the CKIC in Tamil Nadu The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 451 million loan to strengthen power connectivity between the southern and northern parts of the Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) in Tamil Nadu, […]

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GE T&D Bags Rs 90 cr Project to Upgrade West Bengal Grid

GE T&D India has received a Rs 90 crore grid upgradation order from WBSETCL that will address the growing energy demand of West Bengal As part of its commitment to strengthen and modernise the energy transmission network of the country, GE T&D India has announced that it received a grid upgradation order from West Bengal […]

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Rajasthan, Utah Sign Agreement to Collaborate in Energy Sector

The Rajasthan government and state of Utah in the US have entered into a partnership for knowledge sharing and collaboration in the energy sector The Rajasthan government and state of Utah in the US have entered into a partnership for knowledge sharing in the energy sector. The two states signed an MoU last week to advance state-level policy exchange, share emerging […]

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Delhi’s Power Demand Continues to Grow, More so on Summer Nights

Delhi’s power demand this summer peaked at nights with cooling load due to the use of AC, coolers contributing to the maximum consumption of electricity The power demand in Delhi this summer peaked at night with “cooling load” due to the use of AC, coolers and fans contributing to the maximum consumption of electricity. Data from […]

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MP Extends Scope of Subsidised Power Scheme

Madhya Pradesh has decided to provide electricity at Rs 1 per unit to all domestic consumers using up to 100 units pm, with an upper cap of 150 units. The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to provide electricity at Rs one per unit to all domestic consumers using up to 100 units every month, with an […]

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Odisha Moves Towards Pre-Paid Electricity With new Smart Meters

Odisha has decided to introduce pre-paid smart electricity meters in the state in order to stop power theft and meter tampering The state government of Odisha has decided to introduce pre-paid smart electricity meters in the state in order to stop power theft and meter tampering, Energy Minister D S Mishra has said. The consumers will get […]

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