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Balraj Joshi is the Chairman and Managing Director of NHPC since September 22, 2017 and has served as its Director of Technical from March 23, 2018 to July 5, 2018
India must revamp existing transmission lines
We have taken a big leap from the previous year's Elecrama wherein we displayed innovative solution for transmission, sub transmission and distribution-both for overhead and underground.
Loss-making discoms to be denied loans
We have already liberalised the Electricity Act and it provides for franchisees. However, the charging station is not selling electricity, but giving you a service. It is actually buying the electricity from a discom.
Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE), a leading independent solar power producer in India, announced that Dr R. P. Singh, former Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Power Grid Corporation, a Government of India Enterprise and India's largest electric transmission utility, was appointed to Azure Power's Board of Directors as an independent non-executive Director.
GE commissions Pole 2 of Champa-Kurukshetra HVDC link
Paving the way for reliable, safe and efficient access to energy in northern India, GE announced the successful completion of the first phase of the two-phased Champa-Kurukshetra HVDC project.
Goyal reviews hydel power development projects in Arunachal
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal reviewed issues relating to hydro power development in Arunachal Pradesh with Chief Minister Pema Khandu and his Assam counterpart Sarbananda Sonowal. Reiterating his stand over the Lower Subansiri Project, Khandu during the meeting, said the project has been stuck for a long time.
Siemens and Sumitomo Electric win order for HVDC link
A consortium of Siemens and Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. has been awarded an order from Power Grid Corporation of India, the central transmission utility of India, to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system.
Sterlite Power to supply over 1,200 MW to Jharkhand
Sterlite Power, has set another benchmark by commissioning the Purulia-Kharagpur Transmission Project. The project consists of two 400 kV DC lines with a total length of 273 km including the 112-km long Purulia-Ranchi and 161 km long Kharagpur-Chaibasa lines.