Tata Power-DDL Appoints Ganesh Srinivasan as CEO; Sanjay Banga to be President T&D
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL) announced the appointment of Ganesh Srinivasan as the company’s new CEO, with effect from December 2, 2019. Tata Power-DDL is a Public-Private Partnership, joint venture company, between Tata Power and Govt of National Capital Territory of Delhi, which distributes electricity to a populace of over seven million in North Delhi.
Leadership Changes at Perkins Engines Co.
Perkins Engines Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., has announced the appointment of David Nicoll in the Industrial Large Engine department as Product Manager. Nicoll will lead global strategy, product introductions and lifecycle management for industrial 9.3-18 litre engines at the Mossville facility in Illinois, US.
Installed Generation Capacity Sufficient to Meet Electricity Demand
The installed electricity generation capacity in the country was around 364,960 MW on October 31, which is sufficient to meet the electricity demand in the country. The gap between demand and supply of power up to October during the current fiscal in terms of energy and peak is less than 1 per cent, stated Raj Kumar Singh, Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy.
Now Power Up Aadhar!
The recent verdict of the Supreme Court regarding the Aadhar Act is indeed historical. Although, database privacy is a matter of concern and with India's top most court respecting it, from now on the private entities have been barred from using Aadhar for KYC authentication purpose.
India's Power League
India is the world's third largest producer and fourth largest consumer of electricity. With such a large size and being a capital intensive business, it has got its own importance.
Distributed Generation for Solar PV
One of the key challenges that India faces today in the installation of GW-scale solar projects in the construction of transmission lines to dispense power at diverse locations of the country. This approach of system planning referred to as LCPV (Large Centralised Solar PV generation) is driven by the old benchmarks which are meant for large thermal or hydro projects.
A Ray of Hope, Amid the Gloom
Amidst the chaos seen in the power sector, with 22,000 MW thermal power projects lying idle for the need of coal or gas and lenders taking power generating assets to National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to recover dues, the transmission sector- with longer life cycle and lower risks- has exhibited the only ray of hope for investors and developers alike.