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.
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.
The article focuses on growth drivers of the transmission sector that is witnessing the upward trajectory movement. - Ashok Upadhyay
Concerted steps needed across distribution value chain to prevent a contagion effect on generation and transmission. - Mayur Patil
Stepping into its 100th year of operations, IPCL is planning to make its Asansol operations a “Smart Utility”, keeping pace with global technology and digitisation trends. – Somesh Dasgupta, Group President, India Power Corporation Ltd
The article describes the importance of monitoring power quality parameters for stabilising the electricity grid. The recurrent and intermittent renewable energy connections also induce voltage fluctuations, harmonics, surges and imbalances in the grid. These are power quality issues which need to be addressed. - Jayant Sinha
The power T&D market in India is undergoing a significant change that has redefined the industry outlook. By Subhajit Roy, Group Editor
Blockchain technology is expected to extend the benefits of investments in renewable energy microgrids and a change of ecosystem to the consumers through open access. - Dr. Vithal N. Kamat
An agreement has been signed between NTPC Limited and POWERGRID for setting up National Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (NEDCL) - a pan-India power distribution firm in an equal joint venture through JVC on 50:50 equity basis.
Improvement in operating efficiency, timely pass-through of cost variations to the consumers, financial discipline in realising subsidy payments and dues from government departments remain crucial for achieving a sustainable improvement in discom finances. - Sabyasachi Majumdar
The article presents a review of recent researches in the field of wireless power transmission and also about the solar energy conversion technology by satellite to microwaves using an external device called magnetron. The methods applied for wireless power transmission are also discussed. - S G Srivani
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
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).
Is India on track to increasing capacity in the power sector? – Subhajit Roy, Group Editor
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
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
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.