Punj Lloyd enters transmission, distribution segment

Diversified group Punj Lloyd has forayed into the power transmission and distribution sector as it bagged two projects in the segment from Power Grid Corp.

Cabinet approves Rs 8,548 cr power transmission project

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a power transmission project worth Rs 8,548.68 covering seven states including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra.

IPDS to strengthen power transmission, distribution network

Highlighting the government's Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP) and LED-Based Smart Street Light programme, Goyal said for promoting energy efficiency in Varanasi nearly 36,000 street lights would be replaced with efficient and smart LED lights that would save around Rs 31 crore annually to municipal corporation here.

No power shortage across the country: Piyush Goyal

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country, it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

No power shortage across the country: Piyush Goyal- Part II

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country, it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

Rs 3 lakh crore for building power infrastructure: Minister

An amount of Rs 3 lakh crore would be invested in building infrastructure for transmission and distribution of power in the country, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said.

Power stocks light up, surge up to 12%

Shares of companies related to power sector soared nearly 12 percent Thursday after the government decision to set up Power System Operation Corp as an independent firm for ensuring neutrality of the transmission system operations.

Siemens delivers 1200 kV transformer to Power Grid Corporation

Siemens Limited on Thursday said it has delivered 1200 kilovolts transformer to central transmission utility Power Grid Corporation for the latter's test station at Bina in Madhya Pradesh.

Power demand touches new record highs in Haryana

The power transmission and distribution system in Haryana on Monday supplied a record 9,152 megawatt after a surge in electricity demand due to rise in mercury and almost no rains in the state.

Govt aiming at 24x7 power supply: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government was aiming at providing 24-hour power supply across the country as he outlined his vision for infrastructure development with a nationwide network of roads, power transmission lines and power and water grids.

Centre govt must enforce power grid discipline: Assocham

It suggested that aerial patrolling of transmission lines both at the national and state levels should become priorities.

Nepal to allow private investment in power transmission

The government of Nepal is ready to invite private sector investment in power transmission line projects, an official said here Sunday.

India begins power transmission to Bangladesh

India Friday started transmission of electricity to Bangladesh to test a newly built line under an agreement to export 250 Megawatt of power to its energy-starved neighbour.

Haryana breaks power supply record

The power transmission and distribution system in Haryana supplied an all-time high of 1,536.43 lakh units and took a record 7,527 MW load during peak hours on Monday, an official said on Tuesday.

Govt to set up Srinagar-Leh power transmission link

The government announced construction of a power transmission link between Srinagar and Leh at an investment of Rs 1,840 crore.

Power transmission tower damaged in IED blast

An improvised explosive
device (IED) allegedly planted by anti-talk faction of ULFA
exploded at Borpathar in Assam`s Sibsagar district on Sunday,
damaging a power transmission tower of NEEPCO.

PGCIL earmarks Rs 5,000 cr for transmission network in Gujarat

State-run Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL) has set aside around Rs 5,000 crore for setting up transmission network in Gujarat by October next year.