NLC India sets up new conveyor system
The new conveyor measuring 832 metre with 1,500 mm belt can carry 1,000 tonne of lignite per hour and was linked with the existing conveyor system.
Tata Power-DDL chips in to restore power in Kerala
In order to restore Kerala’s electricity which was devastated by the floods, Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power- DDL) has dispatched seven trucks of 473 km of cables to assit the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB).
Mahagenco to Build 100 MW Plant in Vidharbha
Mahagenco plans on building 100 MW plant at Chandrapur, which will be the biggest solar plant in Vidarbha. This decision has come up in accordance to its plan to create 2,500 MW solar power capacity.
"Diesel gensets are here to stay as power backup"
Ramesh Pasarija, former Chairman, Technical Committee, Indian Diesel Engine Manufacturers Association feels that an increase in the battery life will be a major challenge for diesel gensets.
"Solar and wind will become the new baseload of India"
Antti Kami, Vice President, Engine Power Plants, WSrtsilS states that instead of curtailing solar and investing in new coal plants, the focus needs to be shifted on the efficiency of old coal plant and renewables.
"Power trading to register a double-digit growth"
Rajesh Kumar Mediratta, Director Business Development, Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) expects an over two-fold increase in the electricity trades in India. The revival in the industrial demand, expansion in renewable energy generation, shift to short-term PPAs, cross-border deals with, especially the SAARC member countries and the evolution of electric mobility are among the key factors that will spur the demand.