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
“With a greater focus on R&D, India’s transport can become all electric by 2030. There is a need for innovative alternative solutions for EV technology adoption with the application of the IoT to get the maximum out of batteries.” - Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala, IIT Madras
The British Standard three-pin socket outlet is widely celebrated as one of the safest and most sophisticated in the world. One individual whose ideas helped to form the design we are familiar with today was Charles Arnold, electrical engineer and co-founder of MK Electric. As the company celebrates turning 100 years old, Emma Segelov, EMEA marketing operations manager for MK Electric by Honeywell, looks back at the socket’s humble beginnings. - Emma Segelov
GE T&D India recently announced that it has been awarded a technology-driven grid modernisation project by Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (RRVPL).
By Subhajit Roy, Group Editor
Open control technology for warehouse and distribution logistics.
Portable on-line partial discharge measurement and monitoring sys-tem for various electrical assets.
The article sheds light on the multidisciplinary aspects for earthing and its need in current scenario. - Meghna J Bhosale, Dr. P. B. Karandikar, Dr. N. R. Kulkarni
The harmonious and uniform standards should be specified by the State Regulatory Commissions to serve the best interest of the utilities and consumers connected to the national grid. - Ashok Upadhyay
Based on REEEP calculations, clean energy mini-grids could serve at least 36,5 million people and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions of up to 122 million tonnes of CO2 between 2020 and 2035 in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh alone. - Jens Jaeger
This article presents an overview on the battery energy storage technologies and its integration with renewable energy, selection criteria and its key design considerations. - D. Geethalakshmi, Bhaskar Shriman
Trends that will drive power distribution sector. – Subhajit Roy, Group Editor
Sterlite Power launched an initiative to promote greener ecosystem while constructing power transmission projects.
This article provides an overview on various decision dilemmas with respect to procurement in utilities and the critical success factors which the utilities can leverage for their benefit ensuring the quality and efficiency in execution. - Yogendra Singh Butola
A sneak peek of the mega event on power distribution sector. – Subhajit Roy, Group Editor
Indian power sector is poised to attract investments worth Rs 11,55,652 crore between 2017 and 2022. Let’s see what’s in store for power sector in 2019 and beyond. By Subhajit Roy, Group Editor
Smart metering is still in its infancy, as there is no large-scale execution of smart metering system. It is required to start progressing of customers, wherein an end user can get the return on investment (RoI) of smart meter. – Supriya A Oundhakar, Associate Editor
Sterlite Power, a global power transmission company announced the financial closure of their Arcoverde project in Brazil.