November 9, 2019

The fourth edition of the flagship Power Line Summit 2019 was held on October 23, 2019 at

November 8, 2019

In the panel discussion on “emerging areas of opportunities – storage and charging infrastructure”, senior government officials

December 10, 2020

With capacity aggregating nearly 25 GW, gas-based power plants account for a share of 6.6 per cent

December 9, 2020

There are two broadly adopted gas turbine technologies – open cycle gas turbines (OCGTs) and combined cycle

December 31, 2019

Over the years, significant technological strides have been made on the transmission infrastructure front. Power transmission utilities

December 30, 2019

The turnaround of the distribution segment hinges on the successful deployment of advanced technologies. In recent years,

January 10, 2021

Diesel generator (DG) sets have played an important role in meeting the backup requirements of consumers across

January 2, 2021

While the most widely used gensets are diesel based, with increasing environmental concerns related to diesel generators

September 8, 2022

Data centres require a large amount of electricity for storing, processing and networking data in addition to

September 8, 2022

The global demand for data is growing at an unprecedented pace as digitalisation enters almost every facet

February 20, 2021

Over the years, the power stations have been witnessing deterioration in their performance as they age. This

February 19, 2021

The implementation of emission norms is one of the key priorities of power plant developers. In order

March 9, 2020

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) launched the “perform, achieve and trade” (PAT) scheme in 2012, under

March 8, 2020

Thermal power is one of the most energy-intensive industries in the country. It is estimated that a

April 11, 2021

In a key development, in April 2021, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) extended

April 10, 2021

Over the past few years, thermal power plant (TPP) developers in India have been taking steps to

July 14, 2022

Increasing demand for power supply requires the construction of new po­wer plants and additional transmission lines. The

July 14, 2022

In order to deliver the growing power demand in the country, there is a need to establish

May 12, 2020

The discoms face a host of challenges in the areas of metering and billing, peak load management

April 13, 2020

The need to adopt new technologies for power utilities cannot be stressed enough, especially at present, when

August 31, 2021

The power sector is reeling under the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The domestic boiler, turbine and generator

August 30, 2021

The total renewable energy capacity in India has crossed 100 GW and accounts for about 24 per

May 9, 2022

Water is one of the key inputs for thermal power generation as it is required for multiple

May 8, 2022

Cooling water is a significant source of water in thermal power plants (TPPs), accounting for around 80

June 9, 2020

The transmission segment in India has seen considerable growth in the past few years owing to increasing

June 8, 2020

Over the years, transmission tower designs have evolved significantly in order to reduce the right-of-way (RoW) requirement,

August 20, 2019

While renewable energy capacity is growing at a fast pace, transmission-related issues have been hampering further progress

August 19, 2019

Asset management involves a strategic and systematic approach to managing physical assets, with a focus on business

July 10, 2020

The adoption of smart meters in the power distribution segment has been one of the key focus

July 9, 2020

Metering is a key component of several government programmes in distribution including the Smart Metering National Programme

March 31, 2022

Coal-based capacity is the largest contributor to power generation in India with a share of 71 per

March 30, 2022

De-sulphur oxide (SOx) solutions are imperative for coal-based power plants to comply with the Ministry of Environment,

October 9, 2020

Growing urbanisation has led to space constraints in most parts of the country, necessitating the installation of

October 8, 2020

Transmission line length has grown considerably over the years to cater to the increasing generation capacity and

November 16, 2021

The power distribution segment is plagued with issues of high aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) lo­ss­es, as

November 15, 2021

Smart meters provide an excellent solution for increasing the operati­onal efficiency of discoms. Inc­re­a­­s­ed acceptance by discoms

June 10, 2021

Coal-based power is the mainstay of the Indian electricity sector, accounting for 55 per cent of the

June 9, 2021

Ash handling technologies help in collecting, conveying, storing and loading different types of residual ash generated by

May 7, 2016

Of late, the solar segment has witnessed a steep reduction in tariffs – falling as low as

May 7, 2016

Solar parks are expected to be one of the key instruments for achieving the government’s solar target

June 7, 2022

With the electrical grid growing in complexity, finding the right op­e­rations and maintenance (O&M) strategy for substation

June 7, 2022

The new and emerging digital technologies as well as artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions are increasingly

July 10, 2021

One of the top priorities for thermal power plant (TPP) developers is to comply with the tightened

May 20, 2019

Over the past one year or so, the solar power segment has witnessed a slowdown in its

May 18, 2019

India’s installed wind power capacity was around 35,626 MW as of March 2019, making it the fourth

October 20, 2018

The third edition of the Power Line Summit was held on October 9, 2018 at The Leela

October 19, 2018

Rapid renewable capacity additions, declining renewable energy tariffs and stricter environmental norms for coal-based power generation have

December 20, 2019

The protection of electrical equipment and networks from the direct and indirect impact of lightning strikes is

December 18, 2019

Earthing and lightning protection systems (LPSs) are used to protect buildings/structures from direct lightning strikes and possible

May 9, 2022

The renovation and modernisation (R&M) of power plants is a promising solution to upgrade old units in

May 8, 2022

The R&M programme for thermal po­wer plants (TPPs) has been in place for over 35 years now.

March 28, 2019

The digital revolution in the power sector has gained momentum. Power generation utilities across the world are

March 27, 2019

The deployment of digital solutions at the boiler, turbine and generator (BTG) level has gained traction in

October 8, 2020

India is currently facing an acute air pollution crisis, with the presence of 14 of the top

October 7, 2020

The Indian automobile industry recorded sales of 26.27 million units in 2018-19, of which only 0.75 million

July 15, 2022

To meet India’s goal of decarbonisation and achieve 500 GW of non-fossil fuel-based capacity by 2030, in

August 11, 2020

Solar power is the fastest growing segment in the Indian power sector. The country’s solar power capacity

April 30, 2019

The Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) programme launched in January 2015 by Energy Efficiency

April 29, 2019

The Indian LED market has undergone a sea change in the past couple of years, mainly on

November 7, 2020

India is expected to achieve a total installed power generation capacity of 830 GW by 2030, half

November 6, 2020

India’s energy mix consists primarily of electricity based on fossil fuels, which account for 61.9 per cent

November 4, 2017

High voltage direct current (HVDC) technology has provided the industry with a powerful tool to move a

November 3, 2017

Globally, there are over 200 high voltage direct current (HVDC) systems installed across continents, since the world’s

October 16, 2021

Strong tower foundations are essential for the stability of towers, especially in adverse weather conditions such as

October 16, 2021

The transmission segment has introduced and in­corporated several new technologies to accelerate the construction and develo­pment of

October 2, 2017

The second edition of the Power Line Summit was held on October 10, 2017 at The Imperial

October 2, 2017

Whether progress towards the 175 GW renewable energy target is on track or not has been the

March 29, 2016

Smart substations that are capable of responding to real-time events form a critical component of smart grids.

March 29, 2016

Utilities need to make decisions regarding power network equipment performance, maintenance schedules, replacement of existing assets and

August 7, 2020

Total power generation stood at 112.95 BUs in June 2020. At around 38.87 BUs and 31.96 BUs,

July 20, 2019

With nearly 75 per cent share in the total power generation during 2018-19, coal continues to be

August 16, 2022

A transformer performance has a major impact on electricity consu­m­ption, and operations and ma­in­ten­ance expenses of utilities,

August 8, 2022

The installed capacity of variable renewable energy (VRE) such as solar and wind power in India is

June 5, 2019

In the past few years, the focus of various government programmes in the transmission and distribution segments

June 5, 2019

As electrical grids become more complex with the integration of intermittent renewable energy, grid operators need solutions

August 26, 2016

Coal blending is the uniform mixing of different coals in predetermined proportions. It is not confined to

August 26, 2016

Power plant performance optimisation is one of the key objectives for power plant owners. Improving boiler efficiency

August 16, 2022

A transformer performance has a major impact on electricity consu­m­ption, and operations and ma­in­ten­ance expenses of utilities,

August 8, 2022

The installed capacity of variable renewable energy (VRE) such as solar and wind power in India is

April 30, 2019

Microgrids have emerged as one of the key technologies in the ongoing energy transition. A microgrid is

April 25, 2019

Renewable energy microgrids are not new to India and have been deployed as part of the central

January 26, 2016

Maintaining the reliability of power supply systems is becoming increasingly important as electrical installations get more and

January 26, 2016

With the rising electricity demand and increase in the bulk transfer of power, it has become imperative

March 28, 2022

Smart meters provide remarkable solutions to increase the operational efficiency of discoms. Due to a plethora of

February 9, 2022

Smart meter implementation has been a major focus, for discoms and policymakers in recent years, as a

August 11, 2020

The global Covid-19 crisis is significantly impacting the economy. The power sector too is feeling the effects

August 10, 2020

The power market in the country has been evolving continuously – vertically integrated utilities have made way

July 20, 2018

Driven by a conducive policy framework, Gujarat’s renewable energy sector has shown remarkable growth, increasing by almost

July 19, 2018

Improving the quality of power supply and utilising assets efficiently are the top priorities for one of

July 20, 2018

Driven by a conducive policy framework, Gujarat’s renewable energy sector has shown remarkable growth, increasing by almost

July 19, 2018

Improving the quality of power supply and utilising assets efficiently are the top priorities for one of

December 4, 2017

Telangana has been taking initiatives to ensure 24×7 power supply to consumers. It is also aiming to

December 3, 2017

Southern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited (TSSPDCL) is one of the country’s newest and best performing

March 10, 2018

Assam’s power sector has seen major improvements in recent years. The state has achieved 100 per cent

March 9, 2018

State discom Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) is the sole distribution licensee in Assam, serving a

January 6, 2018

To increase its operational efficiency and ensure effective network planning, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL)

January 5, 2018

Maharashtra’s power sector has witnessed significant developments since the unbundling of its state electricity board in 2005.

October 1, 2017

Over the years, the need for a stable and reliable grid has been emphasised time and again.

October 1, 2017

Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL), the largest of Rajasthan’s three discoms, has taken a number of

April 8, 2017

Coal-based plants emit dust of about 10 microns size on burning pulverised coal. Given its adverse environmental

April 8, 2017

Coal is a key source for meeting India’s power requirement, contributing about 80 per cent to the

February 4, 2022

Given the increasing renewable en­ergy integration into the grid, hydropower is set to play a major role

January 9, 2022

Going forward, the share of hy­dro­power in the country’s energy mix is expected to increase and thereby

December 10, 2020

The power sector has put strong focus on bridging the gap between power demand and supply, ensuring

December 9, 2020

All parameters of power quality (PQ) are not covered under the current regulations of the Central Electricity

September 8, 2022

The power sector is seeing a surge in demand for cables and conductors, driven particularly by growth

September 8, 2022

The exponential growth of renewables, characterised by bidirectional flows as well as intermittency, coupled with rising capacity,


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