Long powercuts due to grid failure or a natural calamity can cause disruption in mobile telephony services in Delhi NCR any time as use of generator sets for powering towers has been banned till March 15, telecom infrastructure players said.
The PowerGrid Corporation of India observed Vigilance Awareness Week in its all offices falling under the Northern Region, Transmission System-II.
First-time ever in India that any 220kV voltage level substation is built at a high altitude of over 11,500 ft. Prime Minister had laid the foundation of 220 KV S/C Leh-Khalsti Line section of 220 KV S/C Alustend (Srinagar)-Leh Transmission Line
Providing electricity connections to more than four crore rural houses at a cost of Rs 16,000 crore under the ambitious ‘Saubhagya’ electrification scheme of the Union power ministry has become a challenge for electricity distributing companies (discoms) across the country.
Indian state-run power firm National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) plans to build another 150MW of solar projects in partnership with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).
Power and renewable energy minister R K Singh today said India must encourage development of hydro power projects as they help in providing inexpensive power in the long-term and are ideal for meeting peaking load demand.
The Agency for Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT) on Monday launched a State-level insurance scheme for technicians working in the renewable energy sector.
A study conducted across 4 major Indian cities of New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad has shown that 76% of LED Bulb brands and 71% of LED down lighter brands across 200 electrical retail outlets were found to be non-compliant with consumer safety standards.
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is all set to bring a new set of guidelines for wind power projects to ensure that the bidding procedure does not face any resistance in states.
In the wake of some distribution companies dishonouring their power purchase agreements, the power ministry plans to “codify laws” so that such pacts are honoured,including stricter penalties for delinquencies, the government said.