August 2019

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



August 2019

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



November 2019

Over the past couple of years, there has been an increasing focus on the implementation of smart



November 2019

An accurate and prompt energy accounting system for measuring the inflow and outflow of energy at various



November 2019

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



November 2019

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



December 2019

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



December 2019

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



January 2020

Diesel generator (DG) sets are popular power backup options for residential and commercial consumers. They are also



January 2020

Reliable and quality power supply is one of the key requirements of commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers.



March 2020

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



March 2020

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



April 2020

Testing and measurement (T&M) has immense significance in the power industry as supply reliability depends on the



April 2020

With all meters expected to be smart prepaid meters in the next three to four years, the



May 2020

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



April 2020

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



May 2020

Efforts to reduce, recycle and reuse water at TPPs Water plays a significant role in power generation



May 2020

Coal-based power plants are the largest producers of pollutants such as sulphur oxide (SOx) and nitrogen oxide



June 2020

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



June 2020

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



July 2020

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



July 2020

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



October 2020

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



October 2020

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



June 2020

Indian coal is characterised by high ash content, which is in the range of 30-45 per cent.



June 2020

Gencos are increasingly looking at technologies and solutions to reduce the environmental impact of coal-based power generation.



June 2019

Switchgear is a combination of devices that are used to monitor, regulate, control, protect and isolate electrical



June 2019

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



May 2019

Reducing emissions from coal-based power plants has been one of the key focus areas of the government.



May 2019

Indian coal contains sulphur in the range of 0.2 per cent to 0.7 per cent by weight.



May 2019

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



May 2019

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



July 2018

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



July 2018

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



August 2018

Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) is a system for acquiring and analysing information obtained from numerous



August 2018

Cloud computing technology is fast gaining traction in the country. As per industry estimates, the public cloud



October 2018

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



October 2018

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



December 2019

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



December 2019

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



February 2020

The renovation and modernisation (R&M) and life extension (LE) programme has been critical to thermal power plant



February 2020

Renovation and modernisation (R&M) of hydroelectric plants (HEPs) gives a new lease of life to operating units



March 2019

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



March 2019

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



October 2020

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



October 2020

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



August 2020

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



August 2020

The wind power segment is facing subdued capacity addition, primarily owing to transmission and land issues, which



April 2019

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



April 2019

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



March 2018

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



March 2018

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



January 2018

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



January 2018

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



November 2018

India’s reliance on coal as the dominant source of power generation continues, with it accounting for about



November 2018

By 2030, India intends to reduce the emission intensity of its GDP by 30-35 per cent from



November 2017

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



November 2017

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



October 2019

The power transmission network has been growing steadily to ensure congestion-free transmission of power, provide evacuation infrastructure



October 2019

Transmission tower designs have evolved significantly over the years. Narrow-base, multicircuit towers are being used in place



October 2017

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



October 2017

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



October 2017

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



October 2017

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



March 2016

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



March 2016

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



August 2020

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



July 2019

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



July 2020

Transformers form the core of power systems across the world. As electrical grids become more complex with



July 2020

The growth in the power transformer segment is attributed to the demand for high voltage (HV) and



May 2016

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



May 2016

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



June 2019

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



June 2019

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



August 2016

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



August 2016

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



July 2020

Transformers form the core of power systems across the world. As electrical grids become more complex with



July 2020

The growth in the power transformer segment is attributed to the demand for high voltage (HV) and



December 2017

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



December 2017

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



April 2019

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



April 2019

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



January 2016

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



January 2016

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



February 2018

The traditional electricity grid is gradually evolving to become smart, driven by growing digitalisation and the changing



February 2018

Smart metering is essentially the first step towards a smart grid. It involves not only the installation



August 2020

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



August 2020

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



May 2017

Electric power systems were traditionally designed for unidirectional flow of power. Also, as conventional fuels dominated the



May 2017

The government  is committed to ensuring affordable electricity access to all. To this end, one of the



April 2017

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



April 2017

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



March 2017

The hydropower segment in India has witnessed sluggish growth in the past few years. As of February



March 2017

Pumped storage plants (PSPs) are the most common energy storage systems across the world. As per estimates,



March 2018

Power quality refers to the stability and consistency of electricity supply. In India, the concept has gained



March 2018

With increasing renewable energy penetration, rural household electrification and proliferation of electric vehicles, power quality is likely



January 2019

Cables and conductors are crucial elements of a transmission and distribution (T&D) network. The cable and conductor



January 2019

Large-scale transmission of power is the need of the hour in light of the growing renewable energy



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