Power Transmission Lines Current Affairs, GK & News

Green Energy Corridor Phase II

On January 6, 2022, the Government of India approved Green Energy Corridor Phase – II. The estimated outlay of the phase is Rs 12,031 crores. Under this phase, 10,750 kilometres of transmission lines are to be constructed and 27,500 MVA sub stations are to be added. MVA is Mega Volt Ampere. These additions are of ..

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One Nation-One Grid-One Frequency

PowerGrid Corporation Limited celebrated the anniversary of the achievement of “One Nation One Grid”, as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Highlights On this occasion, Free health check-up and medical camps were organised across 70 locations. History of National Grid in India In India, Grid management started in sixties on regional basis. Initially, grids ..

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Great Indian Bustards and related conflict with Power Lines

The Great Indian Bustards are making it slow to manoeuvre while flying. They have poor frontal vision and a habit of scanning earth while flying over flat grasslands across western borders of India. As a result, they often collide with power lines. What is the issue? Wide-open regions are home to Indian Bustard. These regions ..

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Maharashtra to Use Drones to Inspect Power Lines

For the first time in India, Maharashtra State Electricity Transport Company (MSETCL) has started taking the help of drones in order to inspect power transmission lines in the state. It has been disclosed by the state power ministry. It has been approved by the Union Home Ministry and the Director-General of Civil Aviation after the ..

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