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Power Grid exploring to take over Nigerian Transmission Company

The preferred bidder for the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, Management Contract held in 2007, Power Grid of India, has announced its readiness to take over the management of the electricity transmission system of the country. The announcement was made when the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Mahesh Sachdev,......

POWERGRID’s 400/220kV Wardha sub-station dedicated to the Nation

Hon’ble Union Minister of Power Shri Sushilkumar Shinde dedicated the 400/220 kV Wardha sub-station of POWERGRID to the nation on 9th January, 2011 at Wardha, Maharashtra in the presence of Shri Ranjit Kamble, Hon’ble Minister of State for Water Supply & Sanitation, Maharashtra, Dr. M. Ravi Kanth, Joint Secretary (Transmission),......

Korea Electric Power to Invest $1.8 Billion in Smart Power Grid by 2015

Korea Electric Power Corp., South Korea’s biggest electricity producer, plans to invest 2 trillion won ($1.8 billion) over the next five years in a smart grid as part of the government’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions. Adding two-way communications and other enhancements to the nation’s current power-transmission grid nationwide by......

Airtel, Tata, Etisalat launch fiber optic cable from India to Europe

Dubai-based telecom major, Etisalat, said it has launched a high capacity fibre optic submarine cable that stretches from India to Europe, in collaboration with eight other global telecom players, including Bharti Airtel and Tata Communications. The 13,000-km three pair fiber optic cable named IMEWE (India-Middle East-Western Europe), has a design......

NEC to Upgrade EAC Pacific CableNetwork

Increasing demand in connectivity between Asia and North America accelerates plan to upgrade capacity across new Trans Pacific network infrastructure NEC Corporation and Pacnet announced the signing of a multi-million dollar contract to upgrade the 9,620km EAC Pacific Cable Network (“EAC Pacific”) which represents two of the five fiber pairs......

KEC International gets major orders

KEC International Ltd. (KEC) has won three new orders to the tune of Rs. 379 crore. The first PGCIL order is for the supply and construction of 765 KV double circuit transmission line between Jharsuguda pooling station and Dharamjaygarh. This is associated with phase-I generation projects in Orissa. The total......