If there’s one success story being written in India, it’s that of renewable energy. By the government’s own reckoning, despite India’s energy needs likely to double over the next seven years (going by the current rate of economic growth), the nation is likely to meet two-fifths of its electricity needs with renewable sources by 2030.
PowerGrid Corporation of India is planning to bid for transmission packages in Brazil on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis by December-end, as the company looks for opportunities abroad on account of poor thermal power generation activity within the country in the last couple of years.
Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian energy giant Tata Power, has commissioned a 25MW solar PV plant in Charanka, at the Gujarat Solar Park.
The Centre is expected to ask states to submit their plans and funding requirements for providing electricity to four crore families under the Saubhagya scheme by December next year, as per the agenda for a conference of power ministers.
The falling prices of solar panels and of batteries as well are likely propel the industry into experimentation with new techniques.
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).