Gujarat’s textile sector demands low electricity tariff
Just like Maharashtra, the power loom sector is demanding for the electricity tariff to be brought down. While Maharashtra is paying less than 3.50 per unit for electricity, the power loom sector has been shedding Rs 7.30 per unit.
India to meet 60-GW wind capacity before 2022, say manufacturers
The wind power sector of India is well on its way to meet the 60-GW capacity target ahead of the 2022 deadline set by the government, having already crossed the 34-GW mark, the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) has said.
Since being identified as a potential response to India's crucial power challenges since the 1990s, wind energy has undergone a major shift in India, and even after a good 25 years, its full potential is yet to be realised.
On the Cusp of Transformation
Recent initiatives have improved public awareness and attracted investors to the Waste to Energy (WtE) segment. And, having experienced a learning cycle of last two decades, India is at the cusp of major transformation in MSW processing.
Blackouts under control
Just think of power going off while an important surgery is taking place in a hospital and it will not get back for a day or two. The kind of disruption an electricity blackout arising from grid collapse can cause is enormous for different people at various places. Grid collapse is the worst-case scenario for any transmission utility too.
IWTMA expresses need for more policies in Rajasthan
Expressing confidence of growth of wind energy in the state, the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) discussed that in FY2015-16, Rajasthan installed 688 MW and the current total installation is 4,237 MW till January 2017.
Gridco seeks 46 per cent tariff hike
Projecting a revenue deficit of Rs 3214.39 crore at the existing bulk supply price of power, the Grid Corporation of Odisha Limited (Gridco) has demanded 46 per cent hike in the BSP for FY2017-18. In its annual revenue requirement application to OERC, the state-owned utility has estimated the net revenue requirement at Rs 10,293.12 crore.
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