As 2017 came to a close, power sector analysts were busy documenting what went wrong, what was correct and what could have been done better in the Indian electricity sector.
The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam is expected to restart power generation on October 7, the Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (Posoco) saod.
Indian electricity distribution companies (discoms) struggling with huge debts can together expect to save up to Rs 20,000 crore per annum with better scheduling of power, thanks to an app developed by the government that provides information on sourcing cheaper electricity, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday.
Piyush Goyal Launches The Merit App And E-bidding Portal For Utilization Of Domestic Coal In IPP Power Stations For Reducing The Cost Of Power Generation
Optimum utilization of Coal through these app/ web portal would save the consumer close to Rs. 20,000 crores five years down the line: Shri Piyush Goyal
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal launched here today the ‘MERIT app (Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency)
Minister Piyush Goyal launches POSOCO-IMD Weather Portal for Power Sector & Web Portal ‘MERIT’ (Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency)
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines Piyush Goyal launched Weather Portal for Power Sector in association with POSOCO and IMD at the meeting of the Forum of Regulators on Friday.
It was noted that the state utilities of Northern region are required to face the dust storm and thunderstorm related disturbances in the electricity grid during April-June period which often caused 6-7 GW reduction in load. They utilities were advised to coordinate generation reduction in such cases so that the disturbances in the grid are minimized.
There is no shortage of power and India’s generation resource is adequate to meet the country’s power demand during this summer season, provided states buy enough power which is available, senior power ministry officials said after a high level review on Friday.
Ministry of Power has issued/entitled to purchase Energy Savings Certificates (ESCerts) to Designated Consumers (DCs) of Perform, Achieve and Trade (PAT) Cycle I on 16th February 2017
India’s atomic power plant operator will restart its second 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu in two weeks’ time while the first unit of similar capacity will be stopped for refuelling in mid-April, a senior official said on Monday.
Piyush Goyal Releases Report Of Technical Committee On Large Scale Integration Of Renewable Energy; Committee Recommends 15 Point Action Plan For Facilitating Large Scale Integration Of Renewables