Waning hope for UDAY!
Although state discoms have managed to leverage UDAY by paring financial losses from Rs.51,589.51 crore in FY16 to Rs.34,826.87 in FY17, a marginal decrease in AT&C losses seems to be the bone of contention, as what has been envisaged has not been achieved yet, barring bailing-out non-performers.
The power supply situation in India has seen a significant improvement in the past two to three years. According to reports, in the year 2011, more than 33 per cent of the rural population and 6 per cent of the country's urban population had lacked electricity.
Electrical equipment industry grows 4.25 per cent in FY2016-17| IEEMA
The electrical and industrial electronics industry has witnessed a 4.25 per cent growth in FY2016-17, over the previous year. The industry exported Rs 38,580 crore ($6 billion) worth of electrical equipment in 2015-16 (Rs 35,276 crore April to February in 2016-17 - $5.25 bn).
While India is making steady headway on the transmission front and the sector has witnessed commendable growth over the last few years with substantial capacity additions, the distribution or last mile connectivity is still a concern in India.
Transmission investment to be Rs 2 lakh crore | CEA
Indicating significant growth in the power transmission sector, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has estimated an investment of Rs 2.6 lakh crore till 2022. These and other estimates form the base for a draft National Electricity Plan-Volume II, which would be the basis for investment and policy planning in the sector
Domestic price competitions affects product quality
India has a strong base of over 500 transformer industries with an overall capacity of 1,000 GVA per annum. The contribution for discoms/utilities is about 50 per cent while rest is catering to the export market.
Prevention of Transformer Failure through Monitoring
This article describes the actions that were taken to check the condition of the insulation of a 230/115/45 kV transmission transformer in operation since 1967. The continuous monitoring of selected dielectric indicators was undertaken and different available methods were applied.
Power 20:20 | Distribution Company with the most profitability in public sector - UGVCL
Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Ltd commenced independent commercial business from April 01, 2005 pursuant to notifications of the state government, as an independent distribution licensee engaged in distribution and retail supply of electricity to northern parts of Gujarat, following the unbundling of the erstwhile Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB).