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POWERGRID, India, Signs MOU to Develop Transmission Network in Kenya

POWERGRID, India, Signs MOU to Develop Transmission Network in Kenya

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. has signed an agreement for developing transmission network in Kenya. Power Grid's Managing Director S.K.Chaturvedi signed an MoU with Kenya Electric Transmission Co. CEO Joel Killu on April 12 in Nairobi.

The company also signed an agreement for providing training to KETRACO engineers. Under the agreement, the Kenya Electric engineers will be provided 10 weeks of training by PowerGrid under the first phase.

Under the second phase, a two-month hands-on training will be provided by the Indian company in Kenya. The third phase will involve "very specialized" training based on the evaluation reports for the first two phases.

These agreements will lead to substantial future consultancy business assignments for PowerGrid on nomination basis.

KETRACO is a 100 percent state-owned corporation with a mandate to design, construct, operate and maintain high voltage electricity transmission infrastructure.

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