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 2020

Cables and conductors are vital components of transmission and distribution (T&D) networks. Over the past few years,



March 2020

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



June 2019

The country’s transmission infrastructure has grown rapidly in the past few years. As of May 2019, the



June 2019

Transmission tower designs have evolved significantly over the years. New tower designs such as monopoles and narrow



October 2019

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEF&CC) notified new emission norms for thermal power plants



October 2019

India is the largest emitter of sulphur dioxide (SO2) in the world. SO2 emissions are a significant



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 2020

The ongoing energy transition is driving utilities across the world to focus on digitalisation and automation through



February 2020

Discoms need proper smart grid roadmaps to undertake modernisation, believes Reji Kumar Pillai, president, India Smart Grid



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 2020

After a long period of policy inaction, the hydropower policy was announced in March 2019, providing the



January 2020

A pumped storage plant (PSP) stores energy in the form of gravitational potential energy, pumped from a



November 2018

The country’s power distribution utilities are grappling with the challenge of high aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C)



November 2018

The role of metering in India has evolved significantly over the years. Besides helping utilities in energy



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





June 2020

Over the years, captive power plants (CPPs) have emerged as an effective alternative for commercial and industrial



June 2020

The coal-fired power generation is considered as one of the major sources of environmental pollution in India.



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 2020

The distribution segment continues to be the weakest link in the power sector. The poor financial and



April 2020

Over the past few years, the central government has launched a number of schemes for improving the



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