Energy from sun is abundant and the sun will continue to shine for billions of years to come. While the solar energy is inexhaustible and renewable, its irradiance is environment-friendly. The solar power system does not emit toxic gases, which are environmentally damaging.
India on the cusp of a power revolution
Ravi Kumar Dhulipala, Managing Director, Rexnord Euroflex believes that the market will likely revive within the next 18 months. He also sees India rapidly inching towards its target of achieving 24x7 power.
A Great Hidden Opportunity - Refurbishing of Power Stations
Can we add a Megawatt (MW) at half the cost of a new build? Can we save 5-10 per cent on fuel consumption by improving heat rate? Can we save on cost of generation by reducing auxiliary consumption? Can we operate the same facility for another 10 years? Can we manage existing power stations more smartly? Can we reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions? These questions assume significant importance in today´s world with rising costs, issues around land availability, need for improved reliability
What ails the BTG sector?
While orders for 90 per cent of power projects in the 12th Five Year Plan have already been placed, boiler-turbine-generator (BTG) players are eyeing incremental power capacity additions of about 25,000 MW by 2022. Rahul Kamat explores the future opportunities...
Despite being plagued by a number of anomalies, efforts are on to promote the domestic transformer industry in the country.
The Indian power sector, that has been in a state of transition, targets to set up substantially high ~88 GW of capacity in the XII Plan which is also required to meet the growing demand. The XII Plan target is definitely achievable; however, the sector needs to respond quickly and definitively to a number of new challenges that have emerged in recent times. These challeng
Pankaj Jha joins Perkins as South Asia Marketing Manager
Suppliers of off-highway diesel and gas engines, Perkins Engines, has appointed Pankaj Jha as South Asia Marketing Manager. Jha, in his new role, will be responsible for leading Perkins' marketing activities to build the brand and drive sales growth; and supporting and working alongside distributors and OEMs with a focus on the 4000 series.
Biofuel Management is a major concern in India
It is not only fossil fuel supply that has been the issue faced by the power sector, biofuel management has also become a major concern for the industry as there is dearth of individuals or entrepreneurs who can manage this, says Nasir Mulani, Managing Director, Citec Engineering India Pvt Ltd, in an interaction with Pradeep Pandey.