Adequate generation and transmission facilities are available to meet the demand. Now the focus is towards ensuring 24x7 quality power supply and access of electricity to all at affordable price in an environmental friendly manner.
We have planned to invest around Rs 10,000 crore
Surinder Kumar Negi, Managing Director, Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation (GETCO) says that the company has already enhanced transmission lines with an investment of Rs 4,350 crore during the first two years of the 12th Plan period.
India faces last-mile connectivity issues
Transmission companies have not been able to seamlessly integrate renewable energy into the grid. They are also unable to reimburse investment on transmission evacuation. Umesh Agrawal, Associate Director Energy, Utilities & Mining, PwC tells RAHUL KAMAT these anomalies will hinder the large scale development of renewable generation projects.
New storage technologies will solve issues grids will face in the future
Dr Fahd Hashiesh, Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and Technology Manager, ABB Ltd., UK, speaks on some of the latest technologies spurring the growth of grids and their relevance to the Indian context. Disturbances and outages are common across the Indian power grid. How can power system simulations help? Are these solutions being used in India?
Power system simulations play an important role in overcoming disturbances. In fact the more offline studies that can be perfo
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