Power Supply

  • NEA: 8221 MWh
  • Private Sector: 8446 MWh
  • India: 4456 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 21123 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


Australian Energy Storage Company Raises AU $16.3 Million in IPO

South Australian energy storage company 1414 Degrees will start trading on the Australian Securities Exchange after raising $16.3 million as part of its IPO. The company has spent a decade and A$15 million developing its silicon storage technology and will begin trading as a public company from 11am Australian Eastern…

China Adds 9.46 GW of Installed Wind Power Capacity for the First 7 Months of 2018

China added 9.46 GW of installed wind power capacity for the first seven months of this year, up by 23 percent from the same period of last year, according to the latest statistics from China’s National Energy Administration (NEA). For the seven months, the average utilization of wind power equipment…

Spot power price at eight-year high of Rs 14.08/unit on higher demand in India

Spot power prices Monday touched over eight-year high of Rs 14.08 per unit in the day ahead market (DAM) on Indian Energy Exchange, mainly driven by higher demand. "Spot power price for supply on Tuesday touched over eight-year high of Rs 14.08 per unit in trading at Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) today," a source…

Fuel prices at new record high; Petrol costs Rs 82.16 per litre in Delhi

Fuel prices continued its steep rise, with petrol hitting Rs 82.16/litre in New Delhi, a Rs 0.10/litre increase from Monday. Petrol increased by Rs 0.10/litre in Mumbai, with prices touching an all-time high of Rs Rs 89.54/litre . Diesel prices stood at Rs 73.87/litre, an increase by Rs 0.9/litre in Delhi whereas as in Mumbai…

FERC denies successive preliminary permit for 500-MW Banks Lake Pumped Storage

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued an order denying a successive preliminary permit for the 500-MW Banks Lake Pumped Storage Project. The proposed project would have been located on federal lands administered by the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation, on Banks Lane and Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake…

The aftermath: An update on Hurricane Florence and dams

Overall, dams and hydropower plants fared well during Hurricane Florence, which has now been downgraded to a tropical depression. However, there was concern about the safety of several small dams in this region of the U.S. For example, Sanford Dam near Bolivia, N.C., collapsed due to floodwaters, news agencies reported. The…

Spot power price hits high of Rs 12.95 a unit in India

Electricityprice in spot market soared to a record of Rs 12.95 per unit on Sunday, while the peak hour price touched Rs 8.78 a unit as festive demand and dry weather increased consumption, while stressed generating units do not have the resources to seize the opportunity to supply. Aggressive buying…

Germany’s RWE says too early to exit coal in 2035

German utility RWE, its works council and trade unions say they oppose plans to end coal-fired power generation in Germany around 2035, raising questions over a possible compromise between a government commission and environmentalists. RWE said the date was unacceptable and more investments in grids and renewable energy were needed to secure energy…

Coal India to set up methanol plant, eyes 6.76 LT output per annum

The world's largest coalminer CIL is aiming to produce 6.76 lakh tonne of methanol per annum to boost clean energy initiatives, its Chairman Anil Kumar Jha said. His statement comes at a time when the government is betting big on alternative fuel and pushing electric vehicles (EVs). Steps have been taken towards methanol production, with…

Who’s in charge of Darawat dam?

THE ongoing debate on the construction of dams makes the issue of Darawat dam ever more relevant. The Sindh government’s inability to get administrative control from Wapda four years after the project’s completion is a disturbing turn of events. The dam is located in Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali…