May 10, 2013
India’s state-owned power utility Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) has invited global bids for the design, engineering, manufacturing, testing, supply and delivery of composite long rod insulators under the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded National Grid Improvement Project (NGIP).
May 9, 2013
The state-owned power utility Uttar Pradesh Transmission Corporation Limited (UPTCL) plans to invest INR7 billion for the construction of new 132 kV and 220 kV transmission substations and new transmission lines.
May 8, 2013
India’s state-owned power utility Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) has awarded a contract worth around INR3.73 billion to Hindustan Vidyut Products Limited (HVPL), a leading manufacturer of power equipment, for supply of conductor packages for the 800 kV Champa–Kurukshetra transmission line.
May 4, 2013
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), the private concessionaire of the country’s transmission network, is seeking the Energy Regulatory Commission’s (ERC) approval to repair and upgrade its switchyard in Iligan City.
May 3, 2013
India-based Crompton Greaves Limited (CGL) and Indonesia’s PT Prima Layanan Nasional Enjinring (PLNE) have signed a 51:49 joint venture (JV) to manufacture high voltage (HV) and extra high voltage (EHV) switchgears in Indonesia.
May 2, 2013
The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), India’s power sector regulator, has directed Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO), a subsidiary of state-owned transmission utility Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), to provide some additional details pertaining to the dual grid failure that happened on July 30 and 31, 2012 by May 15, 2013.
May 2, 2013
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), the private concessionaire of the Philippines grid network, will invest PHP3 billion in the 230 kV Calaca–Dasmariñas transmission line project that will connect the upcoming coal-fired and gas-fed power generating facilities in Batangas to the grid.
April 22, 2013
French cable manufacturer Nexans has won a contract worth EUR11 million Euro from China’s largest power transmission company State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) to supply a high voltage power cable system.
April 22, 2013
India’s leading transformer manufacturing company Transformers and Rectifiers (India) Limited has won a contract worth INR2.96 billion from the state-owned power utility Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation (GETCO) for supply of 292 transformers.
April 18, 2013
Vietnamese Southern Vietnam Power Project Management Board (SPPMB), a subsidiary of state-owned National Power Transmission Corporation (NPT), has invited international bids for two 220 kV transmission line projects.
April 16, 2013
The Nepalese government has decided to transfer the licence for development and management of the 400 kV Dhalkebar–Muzaffarpur line, the cross-border transmission line to link the power grids of Nepal and India, to state-owned Power Transmission Company of Nepal (PTCN).
April 15, 2013
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), the developer of India’s interstate high voltage network, has awarded four contracts worth INR930.6 million for the supply of composite longrod insulator packages.