2022 KEC forayed into emerging areas such as Digital GIS Substations and HVDC terminal stations in T&D business. To widen its Civil portfolio – it entered new segments such as commercial buildings, logistics, and paints. It further expanded its presence in technology-enabled areas of Metro Electrification – OHE & Third Rail, Power supply systems, and Ballastless track works. In the Railways business, it forayed into new technology segments such as KAVACH (TCAS) and Automatic Block Signalling (ABS). The company’s Cables business developed ten new types of cable products. In the Oil and gas Pipelines business, the company forayed into station work development projects.
2021 KEC acquired Spur Infrastructure Private Limited, an EPC company in the Oil and Gas Pipelines sector. The acquisition enables KEC to accelerate the growth of the Oil & Gas Pipelines business. Acquisition of Spur Infrastructure is in line with KEC’s strategy to diversify into adjacent areas of growth. KEC’s proven project management capabilities and extensive experience of executing cross-country linear projects and managing Right of Way (RoW), along with Spur Infrastructure’s technical knowhow, experienced manpower and relevant pre-qualifications will enable KEC to capture the lucrative growth opportunities in the oil and gas cross-country pipelines EPC sector in India as well as in international markets.
2020 KEC acquired a state-of-the-art automated transmission tower manufacturing facility in mainland Dubai, with a capacity of 50,000 tonnes per annum. The acquisition provides us a strategic foothold to cater to markets with high growth potential in the Middle East and other regions. It also enhances our credentials to expand our business in the MENA region on account of local price preferences and increases our cost competitiveness due to fiscal benefits.
2017 KEC expands its business portfolio to include Smart Infrastructure with a focus on Smart Cities & Communication, Smart Mobility and Smart Utility.
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
2015 First 765 kV GIS Substation in Thiruvalam, which is also a first-of-its-kind in South India.
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.
2012 Established a world-class greenfield facility at Vadodara, Gujarat for Manufacturing of high tension (HT) and extra high voltage (EHV) power cables.
2011 Forays into Water EPC Business.
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.
2009 Railway SBU started.
2007 RPG Transmission and NITEL merged. Telecom, Distribution SBU started.
1999 First 765 kV transmission project.
1982 Taken over by RPG Group.
1968 First international turnkey transmission project in Sudan.
1961 First Indian company to get a Railway Electrification order.
1960 First export tower supply export order from New Zealand.
1959 First 220 kV turnkey transmission line project in India.
1950 First tower supply order for Bhakra Nangal Project, India.
1945 Established for manufacturing, enameling, trading for Hollowware