Don't Change Oil, Keep it Clean
At least 75 per cent of all systems containing oil fail due to contamination or use of ageing oils. Contamination decreases the ability of valves to control flow and pressure, thus wasting horsepower and generating excess heat. Ball bearings break because they can't maintain their oil film.
Smart Metering - Making way to A Smart City
The India power sector is challenged by power loss during transmission and distribution. The Indian Electricity market is facing a serious challenge in providing continuous power supply to consumers.
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.
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!
MCL aims to open two greenfield mines by 2018
Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), the largest coal producing subsidiary of Coal India Ltd (CIL) is aiming to open two new greenfield coal mines by 2018 as it gears up to reach the targeted production of 250 million tonne (MT) by 2020.
NTPC eyeing 248 bn unit power generation in FY17
State-owned NTPC said it will strive to generate 248 billion units during the current financial year.
NTPC...signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Government of India for the year 2016-17...According to the signed MoU, NTPC shall strive to generate 248 billion units during the year under ´excellent´ category,´ the company said in a statement.
O&M can account for 25 per cent of the project´s life expense
The variables involved in the O&M for wind power projects are the wind turbine technology, size and location of wind farm and the O&M philosophy adopted, which can be either reactive, preventive or condition based maintenance.
India not yet ready to imbibe latest technologies
Indigenous supplies by Multinationals/ local players in India cater to 90 per cent of the pumps and valves requirement of Indian customers. Multinational companies keep bringing in newer technologies/ designs for local manufacture and take care of the advanced needs of the customers.
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