transmission network

Power grid collapse will never happen again: Moily

August 1st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Newly-appointed Power Minister M. Veerappa Moily Wednesday reassured the nation that a national transmission grid collapse of the kind seen earlier in the week would ... Read more...

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States to be penalised for overdrawing power: Shinde

July 31st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) States that overdraw power from the national transmission network would be penalised for the excess and their allotted quota would be reduced, Power Minister ... Read more...

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Power will return by 7-7:30 p.m.: Power Grid

July 31st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Most places affected by the failure of three power grids in the country will get back power by 7-7:30 p.m., Power Grid Corp of India ... Read more...

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$826 million ADB loan to India for power transmission

March 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Friday offered $826 million in loans to India for improving the power transmission systems in the country.The money will be ... Read more...

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India out of ‘peace pipeline’ as Iran-Pakistan seal gas deal (Lead)

June 14th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Iran has formally signed a $7.6-billion cross-border pipeline deal to supply 750 million cubic feet of natural gas daily to Pakistan from mid-2014, ignoring India that was ... Read more...

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Power-starved Gurgaon residents wait for a miracle

February 26th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 26 (IANS) The Haryana government says power cuts in this satellite city of the capital will be a thing of the past in a year's time. But residents, who have ... Read more...

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Sterlite wins $160 mn power project for northeast

February 22nd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 22 (IANS) Fibre-optic cable manufacturer Sterlite Technologies has won a project worth $160 million (Rs.800 crore) for developing a power transmission network in northeastern India, the company said in a ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to Himachal government on felling of trees

December 9th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 9 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday took suo-motu notice of media reports regarding thousands of trees facing the axe in Himachal Pradesh over the construction of a power ... Read more...

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Over 20,000 trees face the axe in Himachal

December 4th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Dec 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh could lose as many as 20,000 trees, thanks to apparent lapses on the part of the state forest department, which has given the green ... Read more...

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Himachal demands new power plant to meet shortages

November 15th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Shimla, Nov 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Sunday requested the central government to set up a 500 MW gas-based power plant in the state to help it ... Read more...

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India plans to build $5-bn power plant in Iran

August 25th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) State-owned power utility NTPC is planning to build a power plant in Iran worth Rs.25,000 crore (Rs.250 billion/$5 billion), Power Secretary H.S. Brahma said here on Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets $294 mn for power, water projects

July 15th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) The World Bank will provide Pakistan $294.7 million for an electricity distribution improvement project and a water sector capacity building and advisory services project. Towards this, the Pakistani ... Read more...

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UAE company to implement large scale emission reduction project

June 12th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates-based sustainable energy company Masdar has signed an agreement with infrastructure developer Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) to implement greenhouse gas reduction solutions at ... Read more...

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World Bank $600 million loan to Power Grid

March 19th, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The World Bank said Wednesday it will lend $600 million to the Power Grid Corp to fund a project aimed at strengthening India's electricity transmission network. "The ... Read more...

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