Overview

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) , a Schedule ‘A’, ‘Maharatna’ Public Sector Enterprise of Govt. of India was incorporated on 23rd Oct 1989 under the Companies Act, 1956. POWERGRID is a listed Company, with 51.34% share holding of Government of India and the balance is held by institutional investors and public.

POWERGRID is engaged in bulk transmission of power through its EHVAC (upto 765 kV level) and +800/+500kV HVDC transmission network. POWERGRID’s transmission network consists of about 172,154 circuit kilometer (ckm) of transmission lines and transformation capacity of 446,940 Mega Volt Amperes (MVA) with 262 substations as on 30.06.2021. The transmission system availability of its system is consistently maintained above 99% which is at par with international utilities, by deploying best operation and maintenance practices. Some of the other latest technologies that are being used in POWERGRID are Aerial Patrolling, GIS Mapping, UAV/Drone’s, Emergency Restoration Systems, Hot line Maintenance, Digital Sub-stations etc.

 
 
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) , a Schedule ‘A’, ‘Maharatna’ Public Sector Enterprise of Govt. of India was incorporated on 23rd Oct 1989 under the Companies Act, 1956. POWERGRID is a listed Company, with 51.34% share holding of Government of India and the balance is held by institutional investors and public.

POWERGRID is engaged in bulk transmission of power through its EHVAC (upto 765 kV level) and +800/+500kV HVDC transmission network. POWERGRID’s transmission network consists of about 172,154 circuit kilometer (ckm) of transmission lines and transformation capacity of 446,940 Mega Volt Amperes (MVA) with 262 substations as on 30.06.2021. The transmission system availability of its system is consistently maintained above 99% which is at par with international utilities, by deploying best operation and maintenance practices. Some of the other latest technologies that are being used in POWERGRID are Aerial Patrolling, GIS Mapping, UAV/Drone’s, Emergency Restoration Systems, Hot line Maintenance, Digital Sub-stations etc.