Spot power price hits high of Rs 12.95 a unit
Due to the festive demand and increase in dry weather consumption, the electricity price rose to a record of Rs 12.95 per unit, while its peak hour price soared to Rs 8.78 a unit in spot market.
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Balraj Joshi is the Chairman and Managing Director of NHPC since September 22, 2017 and has served as its Director of Technical from March 23, 2018 to July 5, 2018
Now Power Up Aadhar!
The recent verdict of the Supreme Court regarding the Aadhar Act is indeed historical. Although, database privacy is a matter of concern and with India's top most court respecting it, from now on the private entities have been barred from using Aadhar for KYC authentication purpose.
Hanging on, Despite the Heavy Odds
The power deficit has reduced, since India has more than doubled its electricity generation capacity between 2005 and 2017 with coal-based plants accounting for more than 60 per cent of the new capacity.
EESL to supply smart electricity meters for 1.8 million consumers in Bihar
In order to deploy smart electricity metres in 130 towns and adjacent rural areas covering 1.8 million consumers in the state, Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with North Bihar Power Distribution (NBPDCL) and South Bihar Power Distribution (SBPDCL).
"Hybrid policy would benefit the RE target"
According to Badrinarayanan Thirumalai, Head of Business-Solar, Anchor Electricals (A Panasonic Group Company), at the moment only big players can participate in the utility scale hybrid policy.
"The solar-wind hybrid is a progressive policy"
However, according to Krishnan Rajgopalan, Director-BD, Statkraft BLP India, difficulties with respect to synchronised working with grid (voltage and frequency) and hybrid inverter behaviours are the key.
Telangana’s power demand rises to 10,428 MW
Yet again in the power sector, Telangana sets a record for the highest ever power demand of 10,429 MW, surpassing its earlier demand of 10,284 MW in March, 2018.