Increasing penetration of renewable energy into the electricity grid is posing new challenges to ensure grid stability and reliability. The impact of volatile renewable generation and decentralisation of energy is driving the industry towards exploring options like IoT, robotics, Cloud computing and Artificial Intelligence.
Around 22% of electricity produced in India is lost in distribution. Here’s a review of the core issues and minimisation techniques. By Subhajit Roy
The article highlights need of automation and IT application in power distribution.
Implementation of high voltage distribution system (HVDS) for agriculture consumers will result in reduction in losses, increase in energy saving and improve voltage profile.
As an integral part of the Smart Grid, smart transformers work independently to constantly regulate voltage and maintain contact with the smart grid in order to allow remote administration if needed and to provide information and feedback about the power supply and the transformers themselves.
Sterlite Power has received an order of US$ 47 million from GS S Korea for supply of High-Performance Conductor (ACCC).
WAGO offers uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), buffer modules, redundancy modules and a wide range of electronic circuit breakers (ECBs) as a complete system for seamless upgrades…
Programs are simultaneously working on many fronts to ensure technical up-gradation of distribution network, to ensure stability of power supply to consumers.….
The investments under the Nigeria Electricity Transmission Project will increase the power transfer capacity of the transmission network and enable distribution companies supply consumers with additional power.
It is essential to ensure that the available renewable sources are utilized in the best possible manner. In order to maintain uninterrupted power supply, the authors propose that a pump hydro storage unit is used to manage the intermittencies associated with renewable energy sources…