Hartek Group, an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm, has announced the appointment of power industry veteran Jeet Chhatwal as a director on its board.
Despite a surplus scenario in the power sector, the tendency of states to overdraw from the grid is rising, with the volume of over-drawls failing to see a decreasing trend that is typical of a surplus scenario.
Enthused by India’s electric vehicle (EV) market potential, state-owned energy company NTPC Ltd is exploring a new business around it.
India is projected to invest $44.9bn in smart metering, distribution automation, battery storage and other smart grid market segments over the next decade.
There is little doubt that when the Narendra Modi regime took charge in 2014, the Indian economy was in a shambles.
Emerging transformation of the countrys energy sector will be discussed at the India Smart Grid Week, scheduled from March 7, that will be attended by power sector experts from 50 countries.
India’s coal-fired power sector continues to suffer rising challenges posed by lack of demand, improving price competitiveness of renewable power and regulatory risk, research firm Bridge to India said in a report. In addition, despite government’s various initiatives to improve the sector, demand has failed to pick up, the report said. “The Indian government’s aggressive […]
Subdued demand coupled with surplus electricity availability has slowed down the addition of new capacity for generating power from conventional sources of energy such as coal and gas.
The government will soon standardise ways to foolproof the power sector of data manipulation by states.
The sluggish growth in coal production in this financial year masks the robust growth in power generation as record-high inventory of coal at power stations at the beginning of this fiscal year