Thermal Imaging Cameras were once common in utility and industrial plants. Here’s an in-depth analysis on why thermal imaging is becoming important in electrical industry.
The article shows how the safety of the utility equipment as a system is ensured against the breakdown related deviations by prompt monitoring of their energy consumption. - Ashok Sethuraman
Advanced energy storage technologies can play an important role in renewable integration, energy access, electric mobility and the smart cities initiatives of the Indian government. - Debi Prasad Dash
The article gives a glimpse of smart grid technology that represents an unprecedented opportunity to move the energy industry into a new era of reliability, availability, and efficiency. - Dr. Lata Gidwani
The article gives a glimpse of functionalities of power grid, its automation and control system, communications. Potential cyberattacks and their adverse impacts on power grid operation are discussed, a general SCADA cyberattack process is presented. The article also discusses the major challenges and strategies to protect smart grid against cyberattacks. - Dr L Ashok Kumar
Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, the technical consultants and main equipment suppliers for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, announced that ‘innovative unit-2 of the Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant-2’ for the first-time supplied electricity to the national grid.
India Grid Trust (IndiGrid), India’s infrastructure investment trust, announced the closing of a preference unit issuance worth Rs 2,514 crore (USD 363 million).
An in-depth analysis on why smart cities could be a golden opportunity for electrical equipment industry. - Subhajit Roy, Group Editor
The rapid advent of ICT integrated control system including micro-grid could make RE as right candidate for smart cities project. Intelligent micro grid based solar power and electrical mode of vehicular mobility are anticipated to provide added advantages for smart cities projects in India. - Porf. D C Baruah
The article aims to assess the necessity of smart electricity for manifestation of smart city. - Dr. Sarat Kumar Sahoo
Artificial Intelligence is emerging as a money saving answer to climate change and to improve efficiency of the oil and gas sector.
Varun Gupta, Director, Calco Poly Technik explains why engineered plastics are gaining acceptance in electrical industry. - Varun Gupta
Fortum, a Finnish energy company is bringing its proven NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) reduction technology in India un-der the new business ‘Fortum eNext’. As part of this initiative, the company recently organised a seminar in Mum-bai to showcase its innovative global technology and its holistic solutions, with a special focus on offerings for thermal power plants in India. On the sidelines of this event, Juha Suomi, Area Director, Asia, Fortum eNext and Sanjay Aggarwal, Managing Director, Fortum India speak to Subhajit Roy and explain about the company’s roadmap for Indian market. Excerpts:
After a series of successful and comprehensive tests, including on its twin KLT-40 reactor system, the one of its kind floating nuclear power unit (FPU) ‘Akademik Lomonosov’ is ready for commercial operations in Russia.
Tata Projects has received a prestigious order from Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL).
Is India on track to increasing capacity in the power sector? – Subhajit Roy, Group Editor
The FLIR T840 infrared (IR) camera is designed to help electric utility and other thermography professionals comfortably survey equipment both indoors or outdoors and seek out signs of failure all day long.
Gas turbines are found to be more efficient than coal power plants at full load and at minimum complaint load. However, their efficiency range is broader and their minimum power load is higher than those of coal power plants. - Ashok Upadhyay
Flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD) has gained pace with MoEFCC notification for compulsory installation of FGD system in the existing and upcoming thermal power plants to curb SOx emissions. – Supriya A Oundhakar, Associate Editor
The article reveals that 3rd Harmonic voltage generation is prime criterion to deploy the 100 per cent Stator Earth fault protection. - Dinesh Pawar