Seventy years after Independence, a 7.5-km long undersea cable has finally brought electricity to the world-famous Gharapuri Isle, which houses the UNESCO World Heritage site Elephanta Caves, about 10-km from Mumbai, a top official said here on Thursday.
Coal, as a primary source of energy, will continue for some more time in India and its demand in the non-regulated sector is expected to be higher than the regulated sector like power, a study said.
E-mobility is likely to be a key “demand driver of electricity” and “positive for coal-based generation” and electric vehicles (EV) could result in incremental power demand of nearly 160 billion units by 2030, according to a Coal Vision 2030 document.
With an installed wind power capacity of 32.7 GW, India is the fourth-largest generator of wind power in the world.
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the oil industry has created a benchmark in environment conservation.
The world’s most complex machine, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), a project in which India is a scientific partner to prove that fusion power can be produced on a commercial scale, is now 50 per cent built, it was announced on Wednesday.
Kerala Electricity Minister M M Mani will inaugurate the largest floating solar power plant in the country at the Banasura Sagar dam in Wayanad on Monday.
Reliance Power (RPower) announced on Thursday said that it has signed the project agreements for executing the first phase of its gas-fired power plant and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal integrated project in Bangladesh.
Renewable energy company Mytrah plans to add 500 MW to 1,000 MW every year of wind and solar power, a top company official said.
Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Monday said its average loading of rakes per day went up to 208.8 in the second quarter of the current fiscal – up by 7 per cent from 195.2 rakes per day on a same quarter comparison of last year.