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Power Supply

  • NEA: 6859 MWh
  • Private Sector: 7354 MWh
  • India: 3034 MWh
  • Tripping: 5 MWh
  • Demand : 17252 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


What does IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2018 say about hydropower?

The International Energy Agency released its World Energy Outlook 2018, which “examines future patterns of a changing global energy system at a time of increasing uncertainties.” IEA says that “major transformations are underway for the global energy sector” and “policy choices made by governments will determine the shape of the…

Governors Urge FERC To Consider the Renewable Benefits of One Unified Electricity Grid

The so-called “Seams Study” conducted by NREL and presented at POWER-GEN International in December 2017 during a session called #RocktheGrid is the basis of a new proposal put forth by a group of 18 U.S. governors. The bipartisan Governor’s Wind and Solar Energy Coalition sent a letter on November 9 to the…

Electricity is the ‘New Fuel of Choice’ Says IEA

According to the International Energy Agency, “2018 is the year of electricity” and global electricity supply “is being transformed by the rise of renewables”. “Electricity has been the fastest growing element of final demand and is set to grow much faster than energy consumption as a whole over the next…

Fuel stock at ten NTPC power plants falls to zero

Ten out of 24 thermal power stations of India’s largest power generation company, NTPC, are stranded with zero fuel inventory or stocks that won’t last a day. This has hit generation and revenue as the state-run firm is unable to cater to higher demand, company executives said. About 64% or 24,030 megawatts…

Study reveals a yawning $20-billion gap in financing for global energy access

Finance required to close the gaps in electricity and clean cooking access remains dramatically short of what is needed to meet global energy goals by 2030, leaving the world’s most vulnerable people behind, according to a new global report released today by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL). The report titled “Energizing Finance:…

By FY22, 50% of India’s electricity will come from non-fossil fuels: Power secretary A K Bhalla

About 50 per cent of India’s installed electricity capacity by financial year 2021-22 would be from non-fossil fuels, powersecretary A K Bhalla said today. “As far as the electricity sector is concerned, one commitment at COP21 was that 40 per cent of our installed capacity will be from non-fossil fuels, we have reached…

Electric surge to require flexible power systems: IEA

Demand for electricity is set to explode in the next two decades, which could be good news for the environment but a challenge for governments and powercompanies, the IEA said Tuesday. "The electricity sector is experiencing its most dramatic transformation since its creation more than a century ago," said the International Energy Agency in an…

India to top U.S. as 2nd-largest carbon spewer from power: IEA

India will overtake the U.S. to become the world’s second-biggest emitter of carbon dioxide from the power sector before 2030 as the nation’s electricity demand skyrockets, the International Energy Agency said in its latest World Energy Outlook. Carbon dioxide emissions from India’s power sector are expected to rise nearly 80…

Bangladesh eyes $ 2.2 billion from Green Climate Fund for 48 projects

Bangladesh is expecting to get US$ 2.2 billion from Green Climate Fund (GCF) for implementation of 48 projects as it has finalised the country programme (CP) prioritising adaptation to the impacts of climate change, officials said. However, a good number of mitigation projects have also been included in the CP,…

‘Nuclear power important to meet energy, climate challenges’, India at United Nations

India has declared that nuclear energy is vital for meeting the challenge of climate change and suggested supporting efforts to promote its public acceptance amid growing opposition to nuclear power and plans by some countries to phase out their atomic generation plants. “Nuclear power remains an important option to meet…