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Digital substations can contribute to India’s energy needs: Pitamber Shivnani, President, Power Grids, ABB India

ABB India will deliver a 110 kv digital substation – a one of its kind – to India’s largest information technology park ‘Technopark’ in Kerala. In an exclusive interview with Debapriya Mondal, Pitamber Shivnani, President, Power Grids Division, ABB India talks about digital substations, their utilities, concerns of hacking India’s need for a more robust […]

Media Statement on Union Budget 2017, Mr. Ram Mudholkar, President, DuPont South Asia

The Union Budget 2017 is forward looking and focuses on job creation with an emphasis on rural employment along with raising disposable income of citizens to revitalize the economy post demonetization thereby encouraging stability and growth. Flagship schemes announced by the Prime Minister earlier in his term such as “Make in India”, “Skill India”, “Digital […]

Low cost Chinese modules are a major threat: K Rajagopalan, Head, Solar Business, Anchor

Solar PV panel producer Anchor, a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation plans to achieve 100 Megawatt level of high efficiency project deployment in India by 2018-19 — the company’s 100th year. The company also said India needs to set stringent guidelines at least in terms of panel technologies for its major infrastructure projects, Krishnan Rajagopalan, head […]

Budgeting for a sustainable future: Namita Vikas

Year 2016 has been declared the warmest year on record, bringing global warming and climate change into focus. The economic impact of climate related changes are increasingly taking center stage in policy interventions across the globe. It is estimated that developing economies are more vulnerable to climate change, which presents a dual challenge of sustaining […]