National Grid

ADB approves loans to improve power distribution in Armenia and Nepal

“A more efficient and reliable energy distribution network is important for economic growth in Armenia,” said Sonali Tang, Senior Investment Specialist at ADB’s Private Sector...
Grid modernisation programme

US DoE allocates $7.5m toward R&D initiative with India

The $7.5 million will be directed towards the US-India Collaborative for Smart Distribution System with Storage (UI-ASSIST) project. According to a statement, the UI-ASSIST project...
smart electric meters

Indian utility to deploy smart electric meters in gov facilities

According to The Hindu, the smart electric meters will help AP-SDCL improve its revenue collection by ensuring energy usage in government facilities is accurately...
AMI meters

Indian utility to deploy 80,000 smart prepaid meters

The decision follows the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission’s disapproval of a claim filed by Goa Electricity Department to postpone the rollout of prepaid electric meters. Following...
energy efficiency

World Bank loan supports Indian state’s electrification efforts

The loan will come from the World Bank's member institution, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD). The Hindu Business Line states that the...
AMI meters

Pakistan to deploy 900,000 AMI units with ADB funding

The smart meter programme will be deployed in phases with the first phase comprising the installation of some 900,000 smart meters and in-home display...
efficiency programmes

ADD and JUSCO pilot PLC in India

According to a company release, India is the world's third largest producer and fourth largest consumer of electricity, but he country is mostly served...
energy resources

Sweden and India discuss climate policy and collaboration in sustainable energy

According to the Indian Express, environmental protection was the central theme of the discussions held between the Swedish Minister and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis...
smart city

Schneider Electric and local partner chosen for smart city development in...

The contract was awarded by the Naya Raipur Development Authority in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Under the project, hardware for sensors for data collection will be...
Energy efficient appliances

India saves 39,000 kWh through energy efficiency scheme

EESL deployed energy efficient appliances including some 100,000 LED bulbs, some 15,000 20W LED tube lights and 5,000 energy efficient fans under the Ujala scheme. Launched...

Latest Feature