December 2019

Indian power utilities have always focused on bridging the demand-supply gap and ensuring 24×7 power supply to



December 2019

There has been a growing focus in recent times on ensuring quality of power supply. The increasing



March 2021

The expanding transmission and distribution (T&D) network, along with overall infrastructure development, is driving the demand for



March 2021

The development of high voltage long distance corridors to deliver electricity to high-demand regions and the introduction



June 2020

Digitalisation of hydroelectric plants (HEPs) is useful in rationalising operations and maintenance (O&M), besides helping in cutting



June 2020

Digitalisation of power generation is one of the key trends shaping the power sector. The utilities are



July 2020

The thermal power industry is facing severe headwinds as the deadline to install emission control equipment draws



July 2020

Complying with emission norms is one of the key priorities for power generation companies. While they are



December 2020

The strengthening and modernisation of transmission and distribution (T&D) networks is imperative for maintaining uninterrupted power supply



December 2020

The benefits of smart metering extend well beyond the reduction of aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses.



July 2021

India’s transformer capacity has grown significantly over the years. The total alternating current (AC) transformer capacity (at



July 2021

Transformers, used as compensating devices, are essential and expensive assets in a power delivery system. They play



June 2021

India’s power transmission segment has seen considerable growth in the past few years owing to the increasing



June 2021

Over the past few years, tower technologies have undergone significant changes. Owing to factors such as increasing



October 2020

Compliance with the revised emission norms issued by the environment ministry in December 2015 remains tardy, and



October 2020

In December 2015, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) notified emission norms for coal-based



December 2018

Power quality (PQ) plays a crucial role in today’s digital era where electronic equipment is remotely connected



December 2018

The monitoring and measurement of power quality is one of the key requirements for ensuring a reliable



February 2021

To ensure sustainable electricity supply and energy security, efficient management of the power distribution network by using



February 2021

The pandemic amplified the adoption of digital technologies by power utilities, especially when keeping the lights on



May 2019

The country has set ambitious smart metering targets but its progress on the ground has been slow.



May 2019

Smart metering and smart grid technologies require the exchange of large volumes of data and thus, communication



May 2018

Grid modernisation and strengthening has been the core principle of various government schemes introduced in the power



May 2018

Power system operations are becoming more complex by the day with rapid increase in the number of



April 2019

The demand for reliable power equipment has increased significantly in recent years. The reliability and quality of



April 2019

Energy meters are one of the most crucial parts of an electrical system since they account for



March 2018

The renovation and modernisation (R&M) of power plants is essential for maintaining their operational performance. Ageing infrastructure



March 2018

The renovation and modernisation (R&M) of coal-based thermal power plants (TPPs) is crucial, both from an environmental





March 2016

As per the latest figures of the National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), India’s wind energy potential



January 2019

Diesel generator (DG) sets continue to play an important role in meeting the backup requirements of consumers



January 2019

While India’s power supply position has improved significantly over the past few years, power quality and reliability



January 2021

In the past few years, capacity additions in the hydropower segment have been low. This is owing



January 2021

Pumped storage is an established, proven and mature storage technology. At present, it is the only viable



November 2020

Metering is a crucial area for distribution utilities as it is the first step towards energy accounting



November 2020

Operational and financial inefficiency in the power distribution segment has been a long-standing challenge. Aggregate technical and



July 2019

The buildings sector accounts for 33 per cent of the total energy consumption in India. According to



July 2019

Indian Railways (IR) is a bulk consumer of electricity in the country. In 2017-18, it consumed 18.98



August 2017

The power sector is witnessing a rapid influx of information and operational technologies (IT and OT). These



August 2017

The power distribution segment has been plagued with several problems including high aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C)



July 2017

Water plays a crucial role in ensuring smooth operations of a thermal power plant (TPP). It is



July 2017

Water is a key input in thermal power generation. It is used in almost all systems of



May 2017

In line with the government’s aim to increase the share of green power in the country’s energy





May 2021

Coal-based power generation continues to be a mainstay in India, accounting for around 70 per cent of



May 2021

The hydropower segment has witnessed low capacity addition over the past few years. This is owing to



March 2017

Substations are an integral part of power systems as they enable energy transfer from generating stations to





November 2019

Coal-based power generation continues to be the mainstay of the power sector, accounting for around 75 per



November 2019

Technology transition in the coal-based power generation segment is driven by the need to make power plants



April 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed widespread challenges faced by the power distribution segment, the weakest link in



April 2021

Over the past few years, several schemes have been launched by the central government for improving the



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