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Hartek Power to Connect 130 MW Solar Power to Grid

Hartek Power has bagged an order to set up a 220/33 kV substation, which would connect 130 MW of solar power to the grid in Jodhpur Chandigarh-based Hartek Power has announced that it has bagged an order to set up a 220/33 kV substation, which would connect 130 MW of solar power supply to the grid […]

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Delhi’s Peak Power Demand Clocks Record 7241 MW

Delhi’s electricity demand touched an all-time high of 7241 MW on July 1, 2019, the highest peak power demand recorded in any Indian city. Delhi’s electricity demand touched an all-time high of 7241 megawatts (MW) on July 1, 2019, at 3:29 pm, the highest peak power demand recorded in any Indian city. “Delhi’s peak power demand […]

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A 100% Renewable US Power Grid Could Cost $4.5 Trillion

According to a new analysis, the transition to a 100% renewable US power grid will need an investment of up to US$4.5 trillion over the next 10 to 20 years. A new analysis has revealed that the transition to a 100 percent renewable US power grid will need an investment of up to US$ 4.5 […]

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Duke Energy Gets Approval For Solar Plus Storage Microgrid Project

The project is part of Duke Energy’s plan to meet power demand by balancing public input, environmental impacts and the need to provide customers with safe, reliable and affordable energy. Duke Energy, an electric power holding company based in Charlotte, North Carolina has announced that it has received approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission […]

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Solar Powered Cochin Airport Commissions Second Substation

Further enhancing its solar-power banking facilities, the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has commissioned its second substation. A parallel 110 kV electrical substation for exporting the power generated by its eight solar plants to the Kerala State Electricity Board’s grid was inaugurated by CIAL managing director V J Kurian. CIAL, which is the world’s first airport to […]

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Powergrid Restores Power Supply in Cyclone-hit Odisha

State-run Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (Powergrid) has announced that it has helped state utilities restore electricity supply in cyclone-hit Odisha.  Cyclone Fani on May 3, 2019, caused massive damage to power supply infrastructure in coastal Odisha, uprooting lakhs of electric poles, transformers and collapse of towers, Powergrid said in a statement.  “Powergrid has helped restore power with […]

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MNRE Approves Connection of Old Off-Grid Solar Plants to the Grid

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), acting on requests made by implementing agencies has allowed old off-grid solar power plants to be connected to the grid wherever possible. State nodal agencies and/or implementing agencies under the off-grid and decentralised solar PV applications programme had requested the ministry for allowing the connection of the […]

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Italy Signs €30 Mn Agreement With Myanmar to Fund Electrification Programme

As a part of the agreement signed between the two countries, Italy has approved Euro 30 million soft loan agreement. Italy has extended its help for the World Bank-funded national electrification programme in Myanmar that is expected to bring half a million people in the country energy access. As a part of the agreement signed between […]

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Siemens Wins Race to Rebuild and Modernise Iraq’s Electricity Grid

Within the implementation agreement, the parties also agreed on the award of contracts valued at approximately 700 million euros for Phase 1 of the Roadmap. German Industrial Conglomerate Siemens has beaten US-based General Electric to rebuild and modernise Iraq’s electricity grid. The German firm has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Electricity paving way […]

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