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Power Supply

  • NEA: 8517 MWh
  • Private Sector: 5315 MWh
  • India: 11474 MWh
  • Tripping: 120 MWh
  • Demand : 25426 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


Trump’s ‘energy dominance’ ambitions hit another snag on the West Coast

Oregon environmental authorities have denied a permit for the the Jordan Cove natural gas export project, citing concerns about water pollution and damage to waterways. The company behind it can appeal or reapply. But this latest hurdle could block what looked like it might be the first West Coast export facility…

US energy storage market set to almost double this year

Energy storage is increasingly finding its place in the sun. As a technology it offers simply too many advantages and meets too many needs to be overlooked: it can be ramped up faster than a gas plant, it can stabilize voltage and frequency and it can carry electrons from solar…

58% increase in power transmission capacity of UP in past three years

If power situation has seen a marked improvement in the past two years, it is because of relentless effort of the state government to fulfill its promise to provide 22-hour supply to rural areas and 24-hour supply to urban centres. Its effort to strengthen the power supply infrastructure in all 75 districts has resulted in 58%increase in total…

Climate adaptation impossible without community participation

Much of climate change research has, so far, been led by countries in the temperate zone, otherwise known as the global North. This has skewed the perception of the crisis. Most of these countries are in the temperate zone, where the effects of climate change are not as obvious, and…

EUROPE POWER-Wind and nuclear output weighs on spot power prices

European spot power prices for day-ahead delivery fell on Tuesday on the back of forecasts showing a surge in German wind electricity generation and French nuclear supply, while demand will ebb due to mild weather. German over-the-counter spot electricity contract for Wednesday delivery slipped 5.3% to 40 euros ($44.97) a megawatt hour…

Australia election: What can solar expect under Morrison’s coalition?

What was expected to be a comfortable win for Labor in Australia at the weekend turned into an outright parliamentary majority for the incumbent Coalition, and a shock result for climate action proponents. With Scott Morrison at the helm of the federal government for another three years, solar could take…

CERC’s imported coal cost relief for power plants will allow resolution of 15,000 Mw capacity

The latest landmark order by power sector regulator CERC on pass through of the higher cost of imported coal to consumers would enable resolution for affected domestic coal-based projects aggregating to 14,000-15,000 Mw with long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with discoms and facing coal supply shortfall from domestic linkage. The tariff relief approved by CERC follows…

Mahagenco sets a new record for power generation, crosses 10,000 Mw mark

As the demand for electricity increases with temperature soaring, Mahagenco(Maharashtra power generation company) crossed the record 10,000 MW generation mark on Monday. “Around 1.30 pm today, generation through our power plants touched 10,066 MW mark, a first in its history,” Mahagenco said in a statement. The total power demand in the state also touched one of…

The sustainable pioneers

Change is not always easy. Many believe there is a contradiction between being cost-effective and being sustainable. Some fear that by looking at negative sides of the industry, we will add more fuel to the anti-solar fire. Others, however, are presenting business models and case studies showing the economic benefits…

Isimba, Karuma to boost Africa’s hydro-power standing

France (Paris- Africa has the highest percentage of untapped technical hydropower potential in the world, with only 11 per cent utilised, according to the 2019 Hydropower Status Report, published by the International Hydropower Association (IHA) this week. In 2018, over 1 GW of hydropower capacity was put into operation across…