Cabinet Approves Asset Monetisation of PGCIL Subsidiaries Through InvIT

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a path breaking reform, has approved monetisation of assets of POWERGRID (PGCIL), a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Power, through Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) model. This is the first time any PSU in Power Sector will undertake asset recycling […]

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PowerGrid Board Approves Rs 2,578 Cr Investment for Rajasthan Transmission Project

PowerGrid has announced that its board has approved an investment of Rs 2,578.47 crore for a transmission project for a solar energy zone in Rajasthan. State-run PowerGrid Corporation of  India (PGCIL) has announced that its board has approved an investment of Rs 2,578.47 crore for an electricity transmission project for a solar energy zone (SEZ) in Rajasthan.  The […]

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Powergrid Bags Transmission Projects in Gujarat and Rajasthan

Powergrid has been declared the successful bidders to establish transmission systems for two projects in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The Power Grid Corporation of India (Powergrid) has announced that it has been declared the successful bidder under the tariff-based competitive bidding to establish transmission systems for two projects in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The first Letter of […]

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PGCIL Proposes Evacuation System For Potential Solar, Wind Farms in the Western Zone

The Powergrid Corporation of India (PGCIL) recently came up with a detailed proposal for developing a transmission system for the evacuation of power from potential solar and wind energy zones in the western region. The corporation agreed on the proposal during the first Western Region Standing Committee on Transmission (WRSCT) meeting. Subsequently, a petition was […]

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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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PM Dedicated Rs 4,976 Cr Transmission Project to the Nation

The Power Ministry claimed in a statement that, this Rs 4,976 crore project will improve the power system in Western UP along with Bundelkhand. With an aim to improve the power system, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated PowerGrid 765/400 kV Orai Sub-station & 765 kV Aligarh Sub-station and associated lines to the Nation at a […]

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Modi Dedicates 220 kV Srinagar-Leh Transmission Line to the Nation

The implementation of the project was aimed to supply power to the people of Ladakh round the year and further the evacuation of surplus power of Kargil & Leh Hydel stations of NHPC in summers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating various development projects in Leh and Ladakh during his recent visit, dedicated the 220 […]

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Leh and Kargil Are Now Connected to the National Power Grid

India’s northernmost areas in Jammu & Kashmir have now been connected to the national electricity network to bring ‘one-nation-one-grid’ closer to reality. Made possible by an engineering feat by state-run transmission utility PowerGrid. PowerGrid and Jammu and Kashmir power department recently switched on the Alusteng-Alunday stretch of the 350-kilometer Srinagar-Kargil-Leh transmission line. Tracing some of […]

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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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