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.
Budget Reaction | Schneider Electric India
“With India being the fifth largest energy consumer in the world, the country needs to make a concerted effort in promoting energy efficiency by reducing its dependence on fossil fuels and curtailing carbon footprints.
Changing faces with technology
Capacitors and meters are two important and intelligent parts of a power supply system. While the former regulates/stabilises the output supply, the latter measures consumption. Both these equipments have wider applications in power supply.
Clouds around coal
Coal plays an essential role in our global energy mix, particularly in India and the developing world through electricity generation. This fossil fuel has gained prominence due to its availability in abundance in the bowels of earth, lack of disastrous impact like nuclear plants do, and favourable economics it continues to enjoy in power generation
India´s transmission grid is smart, but discoms don´t math up
We are extremely strong in smart grid. It is something which is not understood, and therefore, you may have 100 definitions of smart grid. Indias transmission grid is the smartest in the world. This is the single largest synchronised grid of the world of 290,000 MW.
Legislation must be introduced
Saurabh Kumar, Manager, Product Head - Pan India, Power Capacitor Division, Havells India Ltd is optimistic about growth in the capacitor industry as he sees some improvement in his order book position.
Alstom T and D bags 3 contracts in West Bengal
Alstom T and D India has bagged three contracts worth over Rs.168.7 crore for supplying equipment for power plants in West Bengal. "Alstom T and D India has been awarded three contracts worth over Rs.168.7 crore to supply gas-insulated (GIS) and air-insulated (AIS) substation packages for West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (WBSETCL)," the French equipment major said.
Alstom T and D bagged two contracts of Rs.151 crore from GETCO
Alstom T and D India on 9 December 2013 bagged two contracts of 151 crore rupees from Gujarat Energy Transmission Company Ltd (GETCO). The contracts are for supply of 400 KV, 220KV and 66KV AIS substations located at Charanka and Sankhari on turnkey basis to evacuate power from solar park of the state. It will also improve the energy flow in the western region of India.
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