Good Progress, but More Needed
India has taken a big leap in energy efficiency, with significant improvement in both supply-side and demand-side management in the past five years; the challenge now is to increase storage capacity and reduce T&D losses, says Renjini Liza Varghese.
Calling for sops
Electricity forms an integral part of the utilities which currently contribute nearly 2.02 per cent to Asia's third largest economy. The nation's power sector has long been grappling with grim infrastructure and ageing transmission - woes that have debilitated the nation's economic health.
Jaipur discom cuts loss by Rs 1,286 crore
Jaipur distribution compcom claimed that it has reduced its revenue loss by Rs 1,286 crore in a year. According to the distribution company, the loss was Rs 1,714 crore in 2016 which has come down to Rs 428 crore in 2017.
Powering ahead full steam
Indian electrical equipment industry, broadly classified as generation equipment and transmission and distribution (T&D) equipment, manufactures products ranging from high- technology equipment to low-technology electrical components.
Advanced Technologies can Transform Energy Sector
Energy storage technologies have huge potential to significantly contribute to the transformation of Indian electric grid towards a greener, resilient and reliable grid within the next decade.
Awards - 2016-2017
The cover story titled 'StUMPPed!!!' highlights the plight of UMPPs of Tata Power and Adani Power in the light of rise in coal prices due to change in regulations by Indonesia and Australia. But can India afford to forsake such huge assets built assiduously, is the question it raises.
Sprinting on a Growth Track
The World Bank recently has put out a report in which the demand for electricity in India is growing at the same rate as in France or Germany as millions of people in rural or impoverished areas seek access to power in their homes and workplaces.
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