Right policies are key to India's EV revolution
EV is the most talked about topic in the energy industry today, because two energy sectors are involved - electric supply and oil and gas. On the supply ecosystem, the government is working on a policy as to who should be responsible for setting up the charging infrastructure.
Energy use by multiple verticals monitored in one place
Energy efficiency has several dimensions, mainly loss reduction and consumption reduction. The previous high consumption of incandescent lamps has been successfully replaced with the use of low voltage LED lamps now.
Power supply in Maharashtra cities to be privatised
Maharashtra Energy ministry has decided to privatise power distribution in three more cities- Mumbra-Kalwa, Malegaon and Akola. Three major private players have shown keen interest to supply power in these cities, according to sources. Earlier, the state government had privatised power distribution in Bhiwandi and Nagpur cities.
How lack of charging infra is fueling the cash economy
As one of the signatories of the Paris Agreement under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, among its other commitments, India has also announced plans to majorly shift to electric vehicles by 2030.
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.
Rs 4,000-crore plan to end KSEB power outage
KSEB Limited will soon launch a Rs 4000-crore project to modernise the state’s power distribution network, and rid the state of power outages, in four years. The project, which will begin in April this year, will be completed by March, 2021. Once the project is completed, the state’s distribution network will be made highly reliable and voltage drops will be a thing of the past.
ABB opens new factory in Nashik for power distribution products
ABB India inaugurated a new factory for the production of power distribution products in Nashik. Spread over five acres, the facility was inaugurated by Sanjeev Sharma, Managing Director of ABB in India in the presence of other dignitaries and customers from various sectors.
Conventional markets to remain our prime focus
We will continue to focus on conventional markets such as home appliances, telecom and automotive through our strong products such as release mechanisms, switches and connectors. In new business areas, we will try to resolve customer issues by creating value in terms of products, solutions and services.