Institutionalise generation-based incentives
In an exclusive interview to POWER TODAY, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Managing Director & CEO, Amplus Energy Solutions emphasises that generation-based incentive needs to be institutionalised to boost the solar rooftop segment. Amplus is also proposing a model to discover the value of rooftop solar power.
Banks reluctant to fund renew projects
Artha Energy Resources is a four-year old data first company, a part of the Artha Group of companies. Artha is a part of Damani group with interests across venture capital, power, hospitality, stock markets, and real estate.
AT&C losses have shown only marginal improvement
The key objective of UDAY was financial turnaround of power distribution companies (discoms), which would have led to purchase of more electricity, reduced load-shedding and improved hours of supply.
Calling for sops
Electricity forms an integral part of the utilities which currently contribute nearly 2.02 per cent to Asia's third largest economy. The nation's power sector has long been grappling with grim infrastructure and ageing transmission - woes that have debilitated the nation's economic health.
UDAY will take 4-5 years to turnaround power discoms
The growth in power demand accelerated significantly in the current financial year. UDAY is certainly a key contributor to this because the immediate savings in cost (the restructuring plan, on an estimated basis, reduced interest costs by as much as 47 paise per kWh), allowed utilities to maintain tariffs at lower levels, thus attracting more marginal consumers.
'We are showcasing our full breath of solutions in Elecrama'
The gap seems to be reducing, and the pace of new technology adoption will accelerate over the next few years. However, the power pricing policy creates distortions impeding an environment where newer technologies can be implemented.
Power Minister wants states to cut discom losses
Union Power and Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh has asked all states to bid out loss-making areas of electricity distribution companies (discoms) to frachisees. The minister has sent letters to power ministers of states seeking immediate actions to cut down on financial losses of distribution companies.
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.
Brightening up Households
Uninterrupted and quality power supply is a precursor to economic development for any country. Electricity transforms people's lives and spurs them towards a better future.
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