Customers Needs are Shifting to Standby Power Duty Cycles
India continues to witness rapid development but to keep the momentum of growth high, availability of an uninterrupted power supply is a must. India needs electricity to fuel the growth of every industry, be it large-scale or small scale, manufacturing, healthcare or education.
The Union Budget is full of sops for solar - in terms of investment, village electrification and taxes. But, it calls for building renewable power compatible T&D infrastructure on a war footing.
Not exactly an “Electrifying” Budget
Our power sector is not exactly firing on all cylinders. The bedrock of this sector, our thermal power plants, which anyway employ most workmen and host most investments, are doing rather badly, reflected in year-to-date plant load factor of only 59 per cent - the lowest in 10 years!
Budgeting in Disruptive Times
We do live in unusual times, where some of us may be justifiably inclined to call them disruptive times. Technologically, we may be close to achieving disruptions in IoT and AI; but politically, 2016 has been a year of black swans, what with BREXIT, US elections, and back home in India we see the curious case of an economy purportedly growing at the fastest clip in the world, but failing to create jobs.
India is geared to move towards cloud-based digital world
Numeric was established in 1984, and the first UPS from Numeric was launched in 1985. and by 1992 we had already completed 25,000 installations across India. In 1994, the company was ranked as the No. 1 UPS manufacturer by Soft Disk.
Goyal wants regulators to work with policy makers
Addressing a seminar at the Vibrant Gujarat summit in Gandhinagar, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said the impact on growth due to demonetisation was temporary and assured that buoyancy would return to the Indian economy soon. He stressed on transparency in the regulatory process, insisting that policy makers and regulators must work together.
Less Cash - an Euphemism for Cashless!
The whole thing started out on the basic premise of corruption and black money. At least, that is what the hoi polloi were made to believe. Somewhere along the line, the crusade against black money has morphed into a rather arcane campaign for promoting a cashless economy.