Financial institutes cast doubts on the viability of projects
The target is achievable if you look at the wind potential and the capabilities of the wind turbine manufacturers, who can manufacture the machines and develop the workforce to execute the project. If you take that as a benchmark, then it is achievable.
India to be a global hub of superior LED products
With the country's overall lighting market valued at Rs 100 billion currently, there is ample room for further growth in the LED segment, says Rakesh Zutshi, President, Electric Lamp and Component Manufacturers' Association of India (ELCOMA) & Managing Director, Halonix Technologies.
ADD will not benefit inverters or transformers
After the government announced its plans of 100 GW addition, a high level of traction was perceivable in the market. This is because of the policy-level push from the central and the state governments.
Not in the race yet
India has embarked on an ambitious programme to add 9,000 MW of nuclear power capacity in the next few years, mostly riding on the new indigenously developed 700 MWe (mega watt electric) pressurised heavy water reactors (PHWRs) as part of its clean energy thrust.
Commodity price inflation to impact cost of low-voltage electrical equipment
A recovery in Asian demand and supply constraints in the global market has sparked an increase in price of commodities like copper, pushing manufacturers to increase cost of low-voltage electrical equipment. Electrical equipment such as circuit breakers, switching and control and metering products are used extensively in industrial, commercial and residential segments, with a significant chunk used in the power sector.
India's wind power capacity crosses 32 GW | IWTMA
Industry body Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) said the wind power generation capacity in the country has crossed the 32 GW mark. However, according to the Central Electricity Authority's (CEA) monthly report for March 2017, the installed wind power generation capacity is around 28.7 GW, lower than the ITWMA estimates.
Ace Pipeline completes GSPL project at Becharaji
In a step towards creating a world class automobile and ancillary manufacturing hub in Mandal -Becharaji taluka of Ahmedabad district, a pipeline to supply natural gas has been commissioned by Ace Pipeline.