Despite the steady growth in coal-based electricity generation, the fortunes of the producers haven’t seen a noticeable improvement.
In global energy markets, India takes third place in a few key metrics. The country has the world’s third-largest electricity generation system, after China and the United States.
Longer periods of monsoon, coupled with the effect of higher generation from renewable sources such as wind and solar energy have led to lower electricity generation from thermal power plants in June
The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports today in an alternative proposal claimed that the government can achieve its electricity generation target with a lesser amount of investment.
Wind and solar will be the cheapest forms of power generation in every G20 country by the year 2030 at the latest, said a study released by Greenpeace Germany on Friday.
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.