Discoms should be penalised for low PQ
The following measures may be taken to improve overall Grid Power Supply Scenario:
a) Installation of FACTS - Flexible AC Transmission System devices as mentioned earlier
b) Uniform code of conduct for power transmission and distribution of each state
c) Implication of legal penalty rules for distribution companies (discoms) as applicable for utilities (Today discoms impose penalty on utilities for low PF, over and under drawl. Similar penalties can be imposed on discoms for low power quality
Power of Quality
A lot of initiatives are being taken in the power sector for improving generation, transmission and distribution segments. In the generation segment, the focus is being shifted to renewable energy sources, with particular spotlight on solar, besides nuclear.
SCCL´s coal policy to benefit consumers
The new coal-linkage auction policy of Singareni Collieries Company (SCC L) will be of immense benefit to consumers. The policy will enable, all industries, barring thermal power units, to participate in the computerised on-line linkage auction indicating the grade from the place suitable to them and the required quantity.
On a Slow Track
Revival of power sector is a topic that is being widely discussed among the power sector aficionados, vendors and banking circles in India currently.
Smart Cities, Smart Villages
People are moving from villages to cities. They are moving, looking for security, livelihoods and for a better living. The largest chunk of people, mainly women, move on account of marriage, but we consider this as a secondary cause, triggered by the primary drivers.
The Long Journey from Rio to Paris
All this hullabaloo just to achieve a pithy two degrees? What will posterity say? Starting out from Rio in 1992 to Paris in 2015, via Berlin, Kyoto, Durban, Lima, Copenhagen, among others
Iptex And Grindex - 2016
The twin exhibitions - Iptex & Grindex – 2016, will create a platform for exhibitors to showcase their innovations in Gears, Power transmission, Grinding and Surface finishing technologies, among others. The event aims to create a networking forum for exhibitors, visitors and vendors to come together for enabling the growth of manufacturing industry in India.
Government to e-auction eight coal mines
The government has kick-started the process of online auction for eight Schedule III coal mines earmarked for non-regulated sectors like steel, cement and iron, after already mobilising over Rs 3 lakh crore in the first three rounds of coal auction and allotment.