The 50 Hz Slope Technology - An Innovation in Cable Fault Location
It´s no surprise that the new 50 Hz slope cable test technology is attracting a lot of attention from power network operators worldwide, as it offers a faster, more convenient and more reliable way not only to find faults on underground power cables, but also to evaluate the condition of those cables.
Imports of solar cells and modules on the upswing
Imports of solar cells and modules are on the rise, with in-bound shipments surging over three times to Rs.15,523 crore in 2015-16 from Rs.5,051 crore in 2014-15, Parliament was informed.
Banks, FIs provide over Rs.78,000 cr for clean energy projects
Banks and financial institutions (Fis) have sanctioned about Rs.78,830 crore funding for clean energy projects, of which Rs.33,482.83 crore has been released till March end this year, Minister of New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal informed the Parliament.
Gamesa bags 40 MW wind order from KCT Renewable Energy
Gamesa has announced a 40 MW wind power project from KCT Renewable Energy Pvt Ltd to be commissioned at the Molagavalli site in Andhra Pradesh. The project essentially comprises 20 units of G114-2.0 MW T106 turbines which are due to be commissioned by March 2017.
FDI Initiatives And their Attractiveness
The future of India´s renewable energy story, as highlighted by the current government, is ´moving from megawatt to gigawatt´. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has pronounced a target of 175 GW of renewable energy generation capacity by 2022 (as on 30 April 2016, the figure stands at 43 GW).
40percent of wind power capacity under cloud
Leading wind power producers are facing problems over payments and demand that affect close to 11,000 MW, or 40 per cent of the wind power generating capacity in the country.
A look at the 14 smart grid pilot projects envisioned by the Government, which were small, but sure steps towards upgrading Indian power T&D infrastructure for the better.