April 2, 2013
Indian power equipment manufacturer and EPC contractor KEC International Limited (KEC) has won orders worth INR9.14 billion in transmission, power systems and cable businesses in the domestic and international markets.
March 31, 2013
POWERGRID is developing an advanced Grid Security Expert System (GSES) project to boost the country’s transmission network and prevent possible cyber attacks on the power system. The project would involve an investment of around INR13 billion.
March 28, 2013
POWERGRID has invited international competitive bids for the supply of a substation package for the new 220 kV Melli gas-insulted switchgear (GIS) substation under Part-B of the Transmission System for Transfer of Power from Generation Projects in Sikkim to Northern Region/Western Region, and extension of the new 220 kV Melli GIS substation under deposit work for Jal Power Corporation Limited (JPCL) and Dans Energy Private Limited (DEPL).
March 24, 2013
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided a loan worth LKR53 billion to Sri Lanka for four key projects, handled by three government ministries, namely the Ministry of Power and Energy, Ministry of Ports and Highways, and the Ministry of Water Supply and Drainage.
March 22, 2013
Pakistan’s power utility Multan Electric Power Company Limited (MEPCO) has invited international bids for two transmission projects which comes under Tranche III of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program.
March 21, 2013
The Vietnamese government has asked the state-owned Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) and relevant agencies to implement a project connecting the Ly Son island offshore Quang Ngai central province with the country’s national grid.
March 20, 2013
Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh is awaiting approval from the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) for a project worth INR18 billion involving construction of the power grid and substations in the state to minimise power transmission and distribution (T&D) loss.
March 20, 2013
The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), the private concessionaire of the country’s transmission network, will develop transmission network in northern Luzon to connect the wind farms being developed in the region, with the grid.
March 19, 2013
The Indian Power Ministry is mulling to set up a National Power Committee for ensuring stricter grid discipline among the states and penalise the ones that are overdrawing electricity from the grid.