The electricity generation from thermal, hydro, nuclear and import from Bhutan grew by 4.7 per cent to 1,159.83 billion units (BU) in 2016-17 as compared to 1,107.82 BU generated in the previous year, according to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA).
Bangladesh’s excessive dependence on natural gas for electricity generation and its failure to develop other energy alternatives to feed its economy has weakened its energy security.
Essar Power Limited has delivered a strong operational performance in FY 2016-17.While it generated 49% more power in the fiscal, the company also added 165 MW capacity to its portfolio by commissioning one unit each at its Paradip and Hazira plants.
With the launch of bilateral India-U.S. Energy Dialogue in May 2005, energy has been a mainstay of India-US strategic partnership.
The Congress government will review the power purchase agreements between the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) and private players involved in electricity generation in the state.