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Kandikuppa Sreekant takes charge as new CMD of Power Grid Corporation of India

Kandikuppa Sreekant has taken charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Power Grid Corporation of India. He shall be on post till 31st December 2023 i.e. the date of his superannuation or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Prior to this post, he was serving as the director (finance) of Power Grid. ..

Venezuela declares holiday : A new Black out

On Tuesday, the Venezuelan Government declared a holiday due to shotage of electric power. Carcas and other cities were without power that disturbed public transport, water supplies, etc. The holiday was declared following a threat to the electric power generations and electric grids. Similar black out was faced early this MArch, when the production in ..

Draft Energy Storage Mission

The Energy Storage Mission will focus on seven verticals: indigenous manufacturing; an assessment of technology and cost trends; a policy and regulatory framework; financing, business models and market creation; research and development; standards and testing; and grid planning for energy storage.The features of the draft energy storage mission are The draft National Energy Storage Mission ..

Smart grid to put India’s power network on par with China

A decision on rolling out a Rs 239 Crore proposal to deploy smart grid devices all over the India’s entire power transmission network is to be taken up. This will be an important step towards rescaling the firmness of the Indian electricity grid. It is proposed to integrate all five regional electricity grids in India ..