Globally, Electrical Motors Driven Systems (EMDS) use around 70 per cent of the electricity consumed by industry. Since the industry accounts for around 40 per cent of electricity demand in India, it follows that motors use around 28 per cent of total electricity, making it larger user than lighting at 24 per cent.
BIS-ICAI seminar on various power sector segments
In an attempt to proliferate sustainable development in India, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) jointly with International Copper Association India (ICA India), Indian Transformer Manufacturers Association (ITMA) and Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) conducted a workshop on standardization, certification & quality control of distribution transformers.
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.
Come up trumps with standards
Due to failure in adoption of global standards by manufacturers, Indian motor industry is losing ground to rising imports. Today, energy efficiency is of dominant importance due to the ever rising electrical energy demand, growing awareness about global warming, and fossil fuel prices threatening to spiral again.
Sanjeev Ranjan is the Managing Director (MD) of International Copper Association India (ICAI) since April 2011. In addition, he is also fulfilling the role of Sub-Regional Director of West Asia. ICAI is part of the worldwide network of copper promotion centres of the International Copper Association (ICA).
KPIT, a product engineering and IT consulting solutions and services provider to automotive, manufacturing and energy & utilities corporations, has announced that Kishor Patil, Co-founder, CEO and MD of KPIT, has been honoured with the CA Business Leader Award ´ Corporate at the 8th ICAI Awards, 2014 by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).