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



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 2018

The LED lighting market in the country has matured significantly in recent years, with impetus from the



April 2018

One of the most notable initiatives in the energy efficiency space in recent years has been the



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 2017

Coal-based power continues to hold the highest share in the country’s installed capacity and total generation. However,



November 2017

Most thermal power plants (TPPs) in the country are not geared up to comply with the revised



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 2018

The coal-based power generation segment continues to be the backbone of the Indian power sector. With over



July 2018

Hydropower has turned uncompetitive in the past few years, primarily due to a lack of policy support



April 2018

Microgrids or local energy grids with distributed generation sources, typically renewables, with control capabilities can provide a



April 2018

Microgrids can help provide electricity even in the most inaccessible areas, supporting the grid during peak load



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 2016

Switchgear requirements differ in conventional substations and automated substations. In a conventional substation, all signals, controls and



June 2016

The need for proper maintenance of switchgear has been increasing over the years as electricity networks are



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



December 2017

With increasing order inflows and high capacity utilisation, the transformer industry is currently on the path to



December 2017

Over the years, transformer technology has evolved considerably to meet the emerging requirements of utilities and enhance



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 2018

Microgrids or local energy grids with distributed generation sources, typically renewables, with control capabilities can provide a



April 2018

Microgrids can help provide electricity even in the most inaccessible areas, supporting the grid during peak load



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 2018

The thermal power generation segment has been under a lot of stress lately. The changing energy mix



August 2018

The cyclic operation of thermal power plants (TPPs) may lower efficiency, increase maintenance requirements and reduce equipment



June 2018

The fly ash produced as a by-product of coal combustion in the boiler poses environmental challenges, and



June 2018

Almost 40 per cent of ash generated from coal-based power plants is not utilised and ends up



June 2018

Substations and switchgear are critical components of transmission and distribution (T&D) systems and work in close conjunction



June 2018

Switchgear is one of the most important components in an electrical system. It includes all the devices



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 2018

The development and strengthening of the country’s transmission and distribution (T&D) network has always been a key



January 2018

Advanced design and technology trends in cables and conductors are centred on reducing the right-of-way (RoW) requirement



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