MP govt readies blue print for Green Energy Corridor Project
Madhya Pradesh government has readied its blue-print for the Rs.4000 crore worth Green Energy Corridor project spearheadeed by Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL), as next five years would add another 6,000 MW of renewable energy projects in its installed capacity.
Wings in Motion
Though a free energy resource, wind is much intermittent than solar, with speeds varying within minutes and affecting power generation. In cases of high speeds, there can be overloading of generator. Besides this, wind energy is harnessed through turbines - the setting up of which require research, technical know-how and most importantly land.
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RN Nayak, is the Chairman and Managing Director of PGCIL. He has introduced many new technologies in the Indian power sector, such as EMS and SCADA Project, -¦ 800 kV HVDC and 1,200 kV UHVAC, Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS), and remote and unmanned operation of EHV sub-stations.
Power 20:20 Personality Profile
Anil Dhirubhai Ambani is one of India´s prominent business leaders and founder of Reliance Group; whose constituent business enterprises are engaged in pivotal roles in the ongoing economic transformation of India. He is the Chairman of Reliance Group; including Reliance Communications, Reliance Capital, Reliance Infrastructure, and Reliance Power.
Grid connectivity and transmission facilities are still major issues
The rapid expansion of wind power in India has been driven by a combination of its environmental benefits and improving the cost competitiveness with other conventional generation of power. The steady advance in technology for the last several years has resulted in improvements in the wind power plants, particularly the components relating to utility interface, generator, the power electronic converter, etc.
Winds of change
One of the most important segments in renewable energy-wind power-is all set for a turnaround. Repowering of wind projects could be the next great hope for this space.
RECs worth Rs.1,300 crore are lying unsold
The support mechanism and the incentives like GBI and AD are essentially required for the growth of the wind energy in India, says KR Nair, Vice President, Indian Wind Power Association. Edited excerpts...