BHEL to build sub-stations for K'taka solar park
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) said the company has bagged an order from Power Grid Corporation of India for the augmentation of three Extra High Voltage (EHV) substations in the state of Karnataka, on turnkey basis.
Leaps and Bounds
Transmission and distribution (T&D) losses, Aggregate Transmission and Commercial losses (AT&C), quality of power and fluctuation in power supply are some of the major challenges faced by Indian power utilities. This is despite not overlooking the fact that in the last decade, the country witnessed sizeable improvement in quality of power, especially in urban and semi-urban areas.
Tightening the Knuts and Volts
One of the most versatile electrical products with a wide application spectrum ranging across computers, televisions, appliances, automobiles, aircraft, domestic and industrial equipments, power electronics, drivers and UPS, capacitors are not just energy storage devices, but are also used for signal filtering, processing and power conditioning, power factor correction and transient suppression (harmonic filtering).
Under-utilised capacities require to be substantiated with demand
LT and HT cables form a major part of our business, which is highly price sensitive and focus is on being competitive. Here, producing good quality cables that meet standards is a challenge and the focus will need to be lean manufacturing and tighter process control.
Best selling power equipment company (T&D) - KEC International Ltd
KEC International Ltd, the flagship company of RPG Group is a global infrastructure engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) major. It has presence in the verticals of power transmission and distribution, cables, railways, water and renewables.
Transmission companies that laid the most network last year (State transco) - UPPTCL
UP Power Transmission Corporation Limited, incorporated under the Companies Act 1956, was started in 2006, with the main objective to acquire, establish, construct, take over, erect, lay, operate, run, manage, hire, lease, buy, sell, maintain, enlarge, alter, renovate, modernise, work and use electrical transmission lines
Smart Grid technology and implementation will see a boost within two years
If you see, the Ministry of Power has flagged off 14 pilots on Smart Grid that they want to mobilise through tried and tested methods. Of the 14 pilots, one is already awarded in Mysore, and others are on their way. The pilots have all the functionalities of the Smart Grid starting from renewable integration to demand side management, peak load reduction and power quality