Telangana bags the first rank in power consumption growth
With a nearly 14 per cent growth in the annual power consumption for fiscal 2017-18, Telangana has emerged as number one in power consumption growth as it shot up to 60,237 MU in 2017-18 as against 53,017 MU in 2016-17.
Balancing capacity is the need of the hour
India's concentration was on thermal capacity addition, which suddenly shifted to RE. Give us an overview of what is happening in the power sector as a whole.
We need strong transmission lines for wind
The policy from the beginning has articulated that there will be unwind or sunset of all the subsidy elements. And, that has been consistent. Some of them were given sunset in the last budget, while some have continued.
The recent draft amendments by the Ministry of Power for group captive power has not gone well with the captive power players. The amendments are blessings in disguise for state distribution companies (DISCOMs), as it was on their complaints that the government has acted upon.
Vikram Solar ties up with France’s CEA
Gyanesh Chaudhary, Vikram Solar’s managing director and CEO and Daniel Verwaerde, Chairman of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), have signed a ollaboration Agreement at Vigyan Bhavan during French President, Emmanuel Macron’s India visit.
Change in Generation Landscape
The planned renewable capacity target of 175 GW by 2022 to enable our COP21 commitment and 'Power for All' program poses significant challenges of balancing variability and intermittency in the grid.
TPPs for Sale
Power sector seems to have seen hectic activity over the last three years - in terms of generation, transmission and distribution of power and efforts to create and bolster demand. However, with every addition of a megawatt in power generating capacity the problems of the sector got accentuated.
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