Electrical Industry News

Fuji Electric expand its business operations in India

September 15, 2016: Japanese electric & thermal energy major Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. has entered into a Joint Venture with Gemco Controls Limited (Gemco), one of the leading manufacturers of Industrial Automation and Power Control Systems in India. The new identity under the joint venture, Fuji Gemco Pvt. Ltd will have a 51 per cent […]

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Philips to expand manufacturing in India

August 23, 2016: Philips plans to increase localisation of its products in India from the current 50 per cent to 75 per cent over the next three years. It is important to note here that this move comes at a time when the Government of India is promoting the Make in India initiative and Goods […]

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US-based Intermatic enters India with AMTL

July 29, 2016: The US-based electrical product maker Intermatic Inc has entered India through its German subsidiary Grasslin Gmbh, by forming a strategic alliance with home grown Advanced Metering Technology Ltd (AMTL), formerly Indo Asian Fusegear Ltd, to bring its range of products and provide light and temperature control solutions. It is important to note […]

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Marsons pioneers franchise model in transformer manufacturing

April 8, 2016: Marsons has introduced a dynamic solution to cater to India’s rising demand for distributions transformers. Marsons has introduced the franchise model wherein the company has already operationalised two units – one in Pune and second in Kolkata through various franchisee partners. With an aim to develop the brand as the largest name in the transformer […]

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Siemens partners NTPC to boost power generation

April 6, 2016: Siemens Limited started dispatch of the largest-ever ‘Made in India’ single-phase Generator Step-Up (GSU) Transformer of rating 315 MVA, 23.5kV or 420kV for installation at NTPC’s Kudgi Super Thermal Power Station in Bijapur, Karnataka. It is well known that the Transformer is an essential component of the power station, which once operational will boost the […]

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Transformers & Rectifiers see order book at Rs 850 crore by April

March 22, 2016: With the company hopeful of bagging deals from Power Grid as well, Transformers & Rectifiers is expecting an order book for execution over the next one year of Rs 850 crore. The company also believes that UDAY is going to play a major role again as discoms are going to do better under these schemes […]

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KSEB Approves Plan Outlay of Rs 1,380 Crore

January 19, 2015: The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) plans to add around 100 megawatt (MW) to the state’s power generation capability, enhance the distribution network and provide four lakh new service connections during 2016-17. The power company has approved a plan outlay of Rs 1,380 crore for the upcoming financial year, setting aside Rs […]

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Marsons Receives NABL Accreditation

December 17, 2015: Marsons has recently received the NABL accreditation of its test lab, which will allow the company to conduct all routine tests and type tests including Impulse tests for transformers up to 132 kV class. This accreditation puts Marsons alongside reputed testing agencies such as CPRI Bhopal and ERDA. In fact, Marsons is […]

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ABB India Rolls Out its First 800KV UHVDC Transformer

November 4, 2015: ABB India has recently rolled out its first 800kV UHVDC transformer from the Vadodara facility. The transformer is expected to be installed at Powergrid’s Agra substation, a part of the North East-Agra 800 kV ultra-high voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission link. UHVDC is the technology of choice for long-distance bulk power transmission […]

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PEC signs MoU with Mitsubishi

September 12, 2015: The Electrical engineering department of PEC University of Technology signed a memorandum of understanding for collaboration in the field of ‘factory automation’ with Mitsubishi Electric India Private Limited under which the latter has provided ‘PLC Training Equipment and Programming Software’ for the mechatronics lab of the institute. The MoU was exchanged by […]

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