Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

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Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

  • 9,072 circuit kilometers (CKM) transmission assets of Extra High Voltage (EHV) transmission lines in FY18
  • 41,620 Mega Volt Ampere (MVA) transformation capacity in FY18
  • Total income of Rs 307.66 billion (US$ 4.77 billion) in FY18

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited is a transmission company engaged in the power transmission business with responsibility for planning, implementation, operation and maintenance of inter-state transmission system and operation of national and regional load dispatch centers. The company's segments include transmission and consultancy. The transmission segment includes extra high voltage/high voltage (EHV/HV) networks and grid management. It also owns EHV alternating current (AC) and HV direct current (HVDC) sub-stations. The consultancy segment includes planning, design, engineering, load dispatch, procurement management, operation and maintenance, financing and project management.

Company Website: http://www.powergridindia.com

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

2017 Power Grid has been conferred the Best Performing Power Transmission Utility Award by Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP).
2009 The company was awarded first prize at Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEEMA) Power Awards.
2008 The company was declared as a Navratna public sector undertaking by the Government of India.
2003 The company entered into a joint venture arrangement with The Tata Power Company Limited implementing a part of the entire transmission system associated with Tala Hydro-Electric Project.
2002 The company was commissioned contributing towards the development of the first phase of the construction of the National Grid.
1998 The company was declared as a Mini Ratna Category I public sector undertaking by the Government of India.
1992 The name of the company was changed from “National Power Transmission Corporation Limited” to “Power Grid Corporation of India Limited”.
1989 The company was incorporated as “National Power Transmission Corporation Limited”.

 

Updated: November, 2018

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