Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA) & its group for cooperation in areas like smart grid, transmission technology and distribution.

The pact envisages cooperation in areas such as smart grid; transmission technology and providing capability development; and training in the field of operation & maintenance, asset management, project management, power transmission & distribution, etc. The central transmission utility shall also assist ADWEA in setting up an advanced World Class Capability Development institute in the UAE.

Power Grid Corporation of India is an Indian state-owned electric utilities company headquartered in Gurgaon, India. Power Grid transmits about 50% of the total power generated in India on its transmission network.