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



June 2019

Coal continues to be the mainstay of India’s power generation, accounting for nearly three-fourths of the total



June 2019

Indian coal has a high ash content of 35-45 per cent and its combustion causes significant air



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



November 2018

The protection of power systems and equipment from external weather phenomenon such as lightning is critical for



November 2018

Lightning is an atmospheric discharge and one of the major causes of power system outages. This issue



February 2019

The programme for the renovation and modernisation (R&M) and life extension (LE) of power plants was initiated



February 2019

The renovation and modernisation (R&M) programme for thermal power plants (TPPs) in India has been in place



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



May 2018

Over the past two to three years, the government has been increasingly advocating electric mobility with an



May 2018

The growing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country is anticipated to increase volatility in the



May 2018

With the 100 per cent village electrification target now complete, the government is now working proactively to



May 2018

The past few years in the energy domain have been characterised by a changing energy mix and



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 2018

The transmission network in India has grown significantly over the past few years driven by the need



October 2018

Over the years, significant improvements have been made in transmission tower designs. Monopoles and multi-circuit towers, and



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



July 2019

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



July 2019

The gas-based power generation segment in the country has delivered a flat performance in the past couple



July 2019

For the smooth functioning of the power system, it is important to ensure that the quality and



July 2019

Asset management refers to a strategic and systematic approach to managing physical assets by utilities. It focuses



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 2019

For the smooth functioning of the power system, it is important to ensure that the quality and



July 2019

Asset management refers to a strategic and systematic approach to managing physical assets by utilities. It focuses



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 2019

In the past few years, there has been a marked slowdown in the ordering activity of boiler,



August 2019

For India’s coal-fired power plants, which continue to have a majority share in installed capacity and power



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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