We need strong transmission lines for wind
The policy from the beginning has articulated that there will be unwind or sunset of all the subsidy elements. And, that has been consistent. Some of them were given sunset in the last budget, while some have continued.
Gearing up for 80 GW and beyond
Wind dominates the renewable energy (RE) segment with an installed capacity of over 34,000 MW. The segment, which was once the leader in RE, may lose its sheen as grid-connected solar energy may take over wind in the coming years
Energy management yet to attain maturity in India
Power utilities in developing economies like India are often confronted with a two-pronged challenge in the energy-revenue chain: a gap between peak demand and installed capacity and high levels of technical and commercial losses.
Technology, innovation to drive growth for renewable
A corporate venturing subsidiary of Atha Group believes that technology and innovation would be the key future growth drivers of the sector. Today, AMPL has one of the best technologies adapted across segments in order to cater to the best needs of its customers.
Many countries imposed regulations & taxes on coal, impacting end-users
Not just Indonesia, many countries, including Australia, have imposed regulations and taxes which impacted end-use companies that mined coal and commodities for purchase at cost of production. Higher taxes meant that input costs exceeded that on which the projects were constructed.
Change in coal export regulations by Indonesia and Australia has queered the pitch for Tata Power and Adani Power. But can India afford to forsake such huge assets built assiduously?
Road to the top!
Public utilities have played a significant role in India´s growth story. Be it garnering wealth for the nation, ensuring planned development, contributing to public exchequer, working towards sustainability and social empowerment or initialising corporate governance, they have always been in the forefront. Here, we look at the power sector PSUs and their contribution to the country.
Industry gears up for INTELECT 2017 and DISTRIBUELEC
IEEMA held the INTELECT 2017 & DISTRIBUELEC, one of its only kind´s exhibition cum conference, from 23rd - 25th January 2017 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, NCR-Delhi. The event is supported by the Ministry of Power, National Smart Grid Mission, with Madhya Pradesh as partner state and CESC & TPDDL as partner utilities.
DEWA inaugurates new sub-station in Al Quoz 4 area
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), in collaboration with Meraas Holding, has inaugurated a new 132/11 kV sub-station with a total capacity of 150 MVA at Al Quoz 4, to meet the increasing demand for electricity.