At the recent Energy Secretary-level talks of the Joint Steering Committee (JSC) in Kathmandu (February 13-14, 2017), an important step in promoting electricity trade between India and Nepal took place when it was decided to endorse the detailed project report of the 400 kV Butwal-Gorakhpur cross-border transmission line.
India should actively participate in Sri Lanka’s growing power sector, both traditional and renewable, a top government official has said.
In keeping with the Union government’s efforts to promote energy self sufficiency and carbon free sources of power, Schneider Electric is in dialogue with the Union government’s Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) to ensure that all the pharma park projects in the country that are underway adopt energy efficient technologies to boost smart power management and productivity.
State-run Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) plans to invest around Rs 200 crore to make nearly 1,500 buildings of the Public Works Department of the Maharashtra government energy efficient, a company official said.
Non-fossil fuels–renewables, nuclear and large hydroelectric power plants–will account for more than half (56.5%) of India’s installed power capacity within the 10 years to 2027,
Companies from India and Bangladesh today signed pacts worth over $9 billion here aimed at deepening partnership in sectors like power and oil and gas
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.
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.
Over 22 crore LED bulbs have been distributed by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under UJALA scheme, union minister Piyush Goyal informed the Lok Sabha.
Central Electricity Authority (CEA) on Tuesday said that 46,000 mw of power capacity is stranded as of now on account of poor last mile connectivity largely on distribution side as states