Brightening up Households
Uninterrupted and quality power supply is a precursor to economic development for any country. Electricity transforms people's lives and spurs them towards a better future.
Smart Power for India
Smart grid is an evolving set of technologies, working together to improve the present grid, the applications for which depend on the location and the requirements. By enabling intelligent monitoring, control, communication, and self-healing technologies, it facilitates better power connection; information exchange; reduces environmental impact; and delivers enhanced reliability and security of power supply.
A look at the 14 smart grid pilot projects envisioned by the Government, which were small, but sure steps towards upgrading Indian power T&D infrastructure for the better.
Power all islands with solar, with battery backup
In my opinion the focus of solar PV power is shifting more to urban and semi-urban classes and there are reasons to accept as solar power is almost at par with grid based power. Under such circumstance, the village/ rural electrification is merely meant to fulfil social obligations.
India has always had a large rural economy with most of the people eking out their living from these areas and as such, since independence successive governments have tried to improve rural infrastructure, including that of power connectivity.
Smart grid is an evolving set of various technologies, especially information and communication technologies, working together to improve the present grid. Being an evolving technology, it is difficult to define it.
Era Infra Engg. bags order worth Rs.177.81 cr
Integrated infrastructure company Era Infra Engineering, has been awarded a contract worth Rs.177.81 crore for ´Rural Electrification works in Blocks of District Rampur & Sambhal in Uttar Pradesh on turnkey basis under Government of lndia scheme of RGGVY 12th Plan´ by Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam, Meerut.
SUBSIDY LEAKAGE:SWIPE It Away!
The power sector, unlike others, defies easy reform options. The central government can, at best, advise the states on how to reform their ailing electricity supply businesses with sweeteners such as inexpensive power supply or cheap funds to improve the infrastructure, but it cannot force them to act.