PGCIL’s Indu Shekhar Jha Takes Oath as Member CERC

Prior to this, Jha was holding the post of Chief Managing Director, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) since 2015. The government has appointed Indu Shekhar Jha, former PGCIL CMD, as the Member of Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). Prior to this, Jha was holding the post of Chief Managing Director, Power Grid Corporation […]

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Gov’t May Single out PGCIL for 25 Power Transmission Contracts

The private sector has also alleged the government authorities behind the move for being biased towards the state-run PGCIL. The government is thinking of awarding 25 small and medium-sized power transmission contracts to the state-run Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL). A government official close to development said, “National Committee on Transmission has recommended that […]

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NMC, PGCIL to Set up Floating Solar Power Plant on Gorewada Lake

Water treatment plant (WTP) that is adjacent to the lake will be the first beneficiary of the power generated from the panels. Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) and Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has decided to set up a floating solar power plant on Gorewada Lake to fulfill its electricity needs. This project is […]

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Hyderabad Metro Stations to Power with EV Charging Points

A contract had been signed with the Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) to promote EV charging stations at metro stations. In a move to go green and provide eco-friendly services, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) will soon be going to set-up electric vehicle (EV) charging points at the Metro stations. In a release LTMRHL said that, a […]

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Consultative Committee Attached to Ministries of Power and New & Renewable Energy Meets

The Consultative Committee meeting started with a presentation on PGCIL by its Chairman and Managing Director, Shri I.S.Jha. The presentation gave an overview of areas of operation of PGCIL, initiatives being undertaken like Development of National Grid, Green Energy Corridors for Renewables, SAARC Grid. The Consultative Committee attached to Ministries of Power and New & […]

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Tailoring Solar Power for Textile Industry

The Indian Textile Industry has always been amenable in adapting newer and more efficient technologies. Electricity is most necessary input that mill needs today and it has always remained area of concern in this segment. Textile industry has been early adopter of renewable energy in India and has contributed largely in the growth of clean […]

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PGCIL Seeks US$ 1,000 Million Loan from ADB for Green Energy Corridor

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has sought a loan of US$ 1,000 million for green energy corridor from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The USD 1,000 million loan comprises Sovereign guaranteed loan of US$ 500 million and Non-Sovereign loan of US$ 500 million said Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, […]

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