Palka Sahni, an IAS officer of 2004 batch from Bihar cadre is spearheading Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS), a priority scheme of Government of India in the Urban Power Distribution Sector as Executive Director (IPDS), Power Finance Corporation. She gives a glimpse of status of IPDS projects, assessment of power transmission and distribution sector, policy measures taken by IPDS to curtail distribution losses, challenges in the power T&D sector that need urgent policy attention and many more in an interaction with Supriya Oundhakar.
India is on the verge of becoming an energy surplus state with respect to per capita and peak demand. In this article, experts from BHEL outlines the current status, challenges, and future opportunities.
Post fiscal 2020, the steps taken by the government to boost consumption, economic revival and rekindled private investments are expected to shore up demand, CRISIL report said.
The foremost concern is the financial sustainability of the sector itself because there is a lot of outstanding payments of generating companies pending with state DISCOMs. Sanjiv Nandan Sahai, Secretary, Ministry of Power.
As electricity is core for all developments, therefore without distribution reforms in respect of market conditions, desired economic development may not be achieved. Manoj Kumar Upadhyay, Deputy Adviser (Energy & International Cooperation Vertical), NITI Aayog.
Capacity addition to be subdued given sharper focus on renewables, surplus capacities and weak DISCOMs, observes Mayur Patil, Associate Director, CRISIL Research.
ABB has already received orders for energy storage systems from several vehicle manufacturers from different countries.
R K Singh said that revised guidelines are more consumer friendly as they incorporate a number of suggestions received from various stakeholders.
The CM94 clamp meter from FLIR is designed to tackle high-current measurements in demanding utility and industrial job sites.
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The floating power unit Akademik Lomonosov has arrived at the port of its permanent location in Pevek, Chukotka, in Russia’s Far East, where it is being docked to start operations by the end of this year.
Kyoritsu’s 2210R Flexible Clamp Meter is used to measure the current in A, mA of 5f mm cable size to 150f mm.
IEEMA’s Annual Convention ‘Transformative Reforms’ was inaugurated by Subhash Chandra Garg, Secretary, Ministry of Power. The Convention witnessed the presence of around 270 delegates from the electrical equipment industry.
Combining high-quality protective devices with innovative arrester technology, surge protective devices ensure a high degree of system availability and safety in all areas of electrical engineering. - Dr Gopalkrishna Dhruvaraj Kamalapur
Growing demand for continuous power on account of unreliable supply of electricity will drive the global diesel gensets market growth.
Venkatesh Dwivedi, Director (Projects), Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) gives update on EESL’s initiatives for achieving energy efficiency through its programs for LED lighting, proposed roll-out of electric vehicles (EVs) and charging infrastructure, procurement of smart meters performance, and outlook for the sector in an email interaction with Electrical India.
With rapid industrialisation, turbines and generators are integral to deliver uninterrupted power supply. Here’s a brief overview of this important sector. - Munazama Ali, Shreyansh Upadhyaya,
Located in Jharsuguda district of Odisha, the project is owned by Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGC), a joint venture company of the Government of Odisha and AES, a US-based energy company.
L&T’s Smart World & Communication BU has been engaged by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) to roll out the largest Advanced Metering Infrastructure solutions implementation comprising over 5 million smart meters across Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and NDMC.
Ajay Sabharwal, Director, Everon Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd. explains the most efficient ways to extend battery life.