Milestone
Milestone
YearDescription
1945 Established for manufacturing, enameling, trading for Hollowware
1950 First tower supply order for Bhakra Nangal Project, India.
1959 First 220 kV turnkey transmission line project in India.
1960 First export tower supply export order from New Zealand.
1961 First Indian company to get a Railway Electrification order.
1968 First international turnkey transmission project in Sudan.
1982 Taken over by RPG Group.
1999 First 765 kV transmission project.
2007 RPG Transmission and NITEL merged. Telecom, Distribution SBU started.
2009 Railway SBU started.
2010 Acquired SAE towers in the Americas.
Acquired and merged RPG Cables.
World’s Highest capacity (1,200 kV) tower testing station started at Nagpur, India and tested first 1200 kV tower.
2011 Forays into Water EPC Business.
2012 Established a world-class greenfield facility at Vadodara, Gujarat for Manufacturing of high tension (HT) and extra high voltage (EHV) power cables.
2014 Executed one of the most prestigious river crossing projects in West Bengal involving tower construction in mid river and along the shore. A first of its kind in India, the total height of individual River Crossing (RC) tower structure is ~236 meters (775 feet). This is about 75% of the height of Eiffel Tower. The weight of each RC tower is ~1790 MTs.
Secured first turnkey order in Solar space.
2015 First 765 kV GIS Substation in Thiruvalam, which is also a first-of-its-kind in South India.
2016 Pioneered the use of Covered Conductor Technology for a project in Bengaluru.In line with the Company's vision, KEC expands its business portfolio to include Civil Construction with a focus on Residential buildings, Industrial plants and Commercial complexes.First Indian EPC Company to receive the latest 2015 International Standard IMS Certification covering all our EPC BU works, encompassing a large scope in India and 30+ countries that we operate in.Successfully installed 35 MW of projects with the single axis tracker technology, probably the largest in the country
2017 KEC expands its business portfolio to include Smart Infrastructure with a focus on Smart Cities & Communication, Smart Mobility and Smart Utility.