Category: Asia-Pacific News

Pakistan suffers nationwide outage after grid collapse

Pakistan suffered a nationwide power outage affecting nearly 220 million people due to a breakdown in the country’s electricity grid on January 23, 2023. The outage was caused by a large voltage surge in the southern part of the...

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India’s IndiGrid to acquire KTL from Sterlite Power

The Indian power sector’s first infrastructure investment trust, India Grid Trust (IndiGrid), has signed a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of 100 per cent shareholding and economic interest, in one or more tranches,...

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India-UAE to sign deal on renewable energy grid-link

India is close to signing a major agreement on renewable energy interconnections, with the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The agreement would be under the One Sun, One World, One Grid (OSOWOG) initiative by a group of countries to...

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Indian utility APDCL inks MoU for BESS

Indian state utility Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has signed an MoU with ONGC Tripura Power Company Limited (OTPC) to develop a battery energy storage system (BESS) with capacity of up to 250 MW/500 MWh. The...

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India’s Sterlite Power secures funding for KTL

Indian private sector transmission company, Sterlite Power Transmission Limited (SPTL), has achieved financial closure for its Kishtwar Transmission Limited (KTL) project located in Jammu and Kashmir. Sterlite Power has...

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China builds first holographic digital power grid

China’s largest grid developer, State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), has successfully developed its first holographic digital power grid in the eastern province of Jiangsu, with integrated technologies like BeiDou satellites,...

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