CESI, Italy (Technical Consultant) CESI has over 50 years in over 35 countries and specializes in electro-energy and the environment. It is the market leader in testing and certification of electromechanical equipment and advice on electrical systems, covering all phases of the life cycle of the power system and offers electricity companies (generation, transmission and distribution), manufacturers of equipment electrical and electronic , large users of electricity, as well as to local and national governments a comprehensive range of services aimed at solving problems related to production processes in the industry power supply network.
CPRI, Bangalore (Review & Management consultant) Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) is an autonomous society under Ministry of Power, Government of India. Set up in 1960 by the Government of India, it functions as a centre for applied reaserch in electrical power engineering assisting the electrical industry in product development, Consultancy and quality assurance. CPRI also serves as independent authority for testing and certification of power equipment. CPRI's governing body includes eminent professionals from industries, utilities, prestigious academic and research institutions and the Government.
POWERGRID (Execution Consultant) POWERGRID, the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of the country, is engaged in power transmission business with the mandate for planning, co-ordination, supervision and control over complete inter-State transmission system. POWERGRID, as on July 2009, owns and operates about 95009 circuit kms of transmission lines at 800/765 kV, 400 kV, 220 kV & 132 kV EHVAC & +500 kV HVDC levels and 155 sub-stations with transformation capacity of about 136358 MVA. This gigantic transmission network, spread over length and breadth of the country, is consistently maintained at an availability of over 99% through deployment of state-of-the-art Operation & Maintenance techniques which are at par with global standards. About 45% of total power generated in the country is wheeled through this transmission network.