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
“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
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
The main motive behind the merger of IoT and energy management systems is to allow the linked entities to communicate with each other via a common information model. - S Prabhakar Karthikeyan, Kshitij Sharma
Gartner shortlists the 10 most strategic IoT technologies and trends that will enable new revenue streams and business models, as well as new experiences and relationships.
The study aimed at assessing energy (electrical) performance of various equipment and systems having significant energy consumption and find scope for reduction in Iron ore open cast mines. - Kishor H. Bhusal, Avijit Nayak
The causes could be like; Carelessness during installation , degeneration of the laminates or slow damage due to years of UV radiation and weathering.
The distribution of the harmonic sources requires close monitoring between OEM & users for making a stringent specification in order to minimize voltage-distortion levels are kept to acceptable levels on the overall system considering IEEE 519- standards...- S K Pattnaik
nd-Ra has maintained a Stable Outlook on most of its rated power sector entities for FY18, as the agency expects its rated entities will continue to manage fuel and state power utility risks due to a favourable tariff mechanism, a comfortable liquidity position and support from central and state governments…- Salil Garg
Partial discharges (PD) are in general a consequence of local electrical stress concentrations in the insulation or on the surface of the insulation. Corona is a form of partial discharge that occurs in gaseous media around conductors which are remote from solid or liquid insulation…- Dr B Nagehwar Rao, K P Meena, R Arunjothi
Power outages force hospitals to look for alternate power sources, where diesel genset are the most favoured option for in-house power generation.
Optimise processes, reduce costs and ensure system availability with Testo Thermal Imagers.
Testo thermal imager 872 can also be connected to the testo Thermography App. The app, available for iOS and Android, turns the user's smartphone into a second display and a remote control for the thermal imager, and serves to create compact reports quickly on the site to save them online and send them by e-mail.
As microgrids are becoming more common, the issues linked with micro-grids need to be addressed to effectively improve the quality of delivered power. This article discusses the architecture of micro- grids, control components and systems and integration strategies to achieve higher efficiency, resilience and sustainability…
FLIR professional thermal imaging cameras help utility engineers catch issues in lines and equipment before they cause outages…
With respect to installed capacity, Kerala stands at 16th position with approximately 1.66% of the total in the country. The per capita consumption of power in Kerala has been 549 units which is much lower than the National Average of 1010 units as observed during FY 2014-15…
Around 293 global and domestic companies have committed to generate 266 GW of solar, wind, mini-hydel and biomass-based power in India over the next 5–10 years.
Tamil Nadu is one of the early achievers of 100% village electrification and has the largest wind and solar power generation capacity across the country. The state has been maintaining almost 24 hours power supply to all consumers.