Articles by: sanjay awad

“Urja Mitra empowers citizens with real-time information sharing on power supply”

May 23, 2017 11:44 am0 comments
“Urja Mitra empowers citizens with real-time information sharing on power supply”

Power Minister Piyush Goyal at the launch of ‘Urja Mitra App’ and inauguration of the ‘Rural Feeder Monitoring Scheme’ said the government is engaged in preparing the nation to truly get 24×7 affordable, quality and uninterrupted adequate power. He said, “Power comes from information sharing and not by withholding it. […]

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ABB group to acquire B&R

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ABB group to acquire B&R

The ABB Group announced the acquisition of B&R, the largest independent provider focused on product- and software-based, open-architecture solutions for machine and factory automation worldwide. B&R operates across 70 countries, generating sales of more than $600 million (2015/16) in the $20 billion machine and factory automation market segment. The combination […]

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Lapp group shows strong growth

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Lapp group shows strong growth

All signs point to continued growth for the Lapp Group. In the previous financial year 2015/2016 (1 October to 30 September), the global market leader for integrated solutions for cable and connection technology from Stuttgart was able to increase its performance considerably. The net sales increased to EUR 901.5 million. […]

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“13,000 villages electrification milestone achieved”

April 25, 2017 9:06 am0 comments
“13,000 villages electrification milestone achieved”

The Power Ministry said that it has achieved the milestone of electrifying 13,000 un-electrified villages against a target of providing electricity to 18,452 such settlements by 2018 as envisaged by PM Narendra Modi. “Out of 18,452 villages, over 13,000 villages have been electrified as on date,” the Power Ministry said […]

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Need for more policies in Rajasthan: IWTMA

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Need for more policies in Rajasthan: IWTMA

The Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) addressed the media to discuss wind power development in Rajasthan. In 2015-16, Rajasthan installed 688 MW and the current total installation is 4237 MW till January 2017. There is a paradigm shift to competitive bidding instead of Feed In Tariff (FIT) on the […]

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Philips Lighting opens fourth Light Lounge in Kolkata

April 19, 2017 10:44 am0 comments
Philips Lighting opens fourth Light Lounge in Kolkata

Expanding its presence in Eastern India, Philips Lighting inaugurated its fourth Light Lounge in Kolkata. This is the company’s sixth exclusive branded showroom in West Bengal and 22nd in the eastern region. Philips Light Lounges are exclusive showrooms displaying a wide range of home decorative products and solutions from Philips […]

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Wärtsilä’s tech to modernise a power plant in Russia

April 7, 2017 10:18 am0 comments
Wärtsilä’s tech to modernise a power plant in Russia

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä will supply equipment for a 55 MW combined heat and power plant to Solikamsk, Russia, in order to modernise the Solikamsk thermal power station. Wärtsilä’s scope covers an extended engineering and equipment delivery (EEQ), and includes Wärtsilä 50SG engines running on natural gas. The equipment will […]

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Vestas wins 41 MW order in Germany

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Vestas wins 41 MW order in Germany

The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines along with a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution. The turbines will be installed in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. Wind turbine delivery and commissioning is expected to begin in the second half of 2017. The project demonstrates the versatility of Vestas’ product […]

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Siemens and Bentley Systems to offer planning and design solutions for utilities

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Siemens and Bentley Systems to offer planning and design solutions for utilities

Building on the strategic alliance between Siemens and Bentley Systems that was made public in November 2016, Siemens’ Energy Management Division and Bentley Systems have announced an agreement to jointly develop solutions to accelerate digitalisation of planning, design, and operations for power utilities and industrial power customers. Bentley Systems is […]

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Nordex bags contracts in Argentina

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Nordex bags contracts in Argentina

With the award of two contracts for the construction of wind farms for a combined capacity of 148 MW, the Nordex Group has successfully entered the new growth market of Argentina. 32 AW 125/3000 turbines are to be installed for the La Castellana project, while the Archiras project entails 15 […]

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