Exicom installs EV fast charger station at NITI Aayog
The government's policy think tank NITI Aayog has installed an Exicom fast charging station for electric vehicles (EV) at the organisation's office in New Delhi. Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation said EVs can substitute imports (of crude oil) and are cost effective as well as pollution-free.
Central, state agencies look for lower power tariff
Several agencies and institutions of state and central governments have requested the Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) to a cut in retail power supply tariff proposed by the two distribution companies (discoms) for 2018-19, which retained the current year tariff, stating that it is comparably high.
Powering ahead full steam
Indian electrical equipment industry, broadly classified as generation equipment and transmission and distribution (T&D) equipment, manufactures products ranging from high- technology equipment to low-technology electrical components.
Not exactly an “Electrifying” Budget
Our power sector is not exactly firing on all cylinders. The bedrock of this sector, our thermal power plants, which anyway employ most workmen and host most investments, are doing rather badly, reflected in year-to-date plant load factor of only 59 per cent - the lowest in 10 years!
The Power Retreat
The 17th Regulators and Policymakers Retreat, organised by IPPAI, witnessed a power-packed opening session where not only representatives from the power sector, but railways, roads, waterways and shipping gathered on the same platform at the Lalit Golf and Spa Resort in Goa, to address a common question
MCL lines up Rs.20,000-cr capex to ramp up output
Coal India Ltd (CIL) subsidiary Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) has unveiled a `20,000 crore capital expenditure (capex) plan to reach the envisaged output of 250 million tonne (MT) by 2020. MCL is tipped to be CIL´s biggest producer, overshooting South Eastern Coalfields Ltd (SECL) and accounting for a fourth of CIL´s estimated production of one billion tonne by 2020.
Solutions that empower customers will flourish
We believe a lot more smartness, integration and capability, lot more solution-oriented approaches have to happen to give customers more empowered solutions and I think to me that is the direction. Now empowerment can go down to the last man for example we have only a single tariff applicable all through the day and not dual tariff and no peak time tariff.
MCL moots coal corridor in Talcher to check pollution
Mahanadi Coalfields Limited has decided to construct a separate corridor for road transport of coal in Talcher with an aim to prevent excessive pollution and road congestion in residential areas.