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Power Supply

  • NEA: 10359 MWh
  • Private Sector: 8070 MWh
  • India: 5645 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 24074 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


The 150,000-square-meter sky bridge of Shanghai’s ‘Rafael Gallery’ will be covered in solar

Solar company Hanergy announced that its thin-film solar modules will cover the 150,000 square meter roof of the ‘Rafael Gallery’ located at a Tech City in Shanghai. Designed by architect, Rafael Vinoly, the ‘Rafael Gallery’ at Songjiang District of Pudong is a 1.5-kilometer sky bridge stretching across the top of…

UP: Over 6,000 incidents of snapping of live electricity wires in 2 years

Lucknow - UP witnessed over 6,100 incidents of snapping of live electricity wires often leading to loss of life and property in the last two years, energy minister Srikant Sharma informed the assembly on the second day of the monsoon session on Friday. The information comes amid UP government cracking down on…

Nuclear Technology means bountiful crops in Bangladesh

Dhaka-Bangladesh has not only embraced nuclear power but also other peaceful nuclear technologies especially in the field of agriculture. Nuclear Technologies are responsible for 50 lakh tons of crops produced in the country – in terms of a percentage it is 8 per cent of the total crop production in…

Generator sales decline amid improving power supply in Pakistan

Karachi- The demand for power generators remained depressed this season owing to steep price hike on account of rupee devaluation and improvement in electricity supply across the country, said dealers of power machines. They also cited diminishing buying power of consumers amid rising inflation taking its toll on overall sales…

Texas authority discussing dam safety risks at four hydroelectric plants

USA- The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) in Texas is discussing how to mitigate safety risks to recreationalists downstream of four low-head dams that impound water for hydroelectric plants. One option being considered is lowering the level in these four lakes -- McQueeney, Placid, Meadow and Gonzales -- by up to…

Europe: Renewables overtake fossil fuels in first half of 2019

For the second consecutive year, renewables produced more power than fossil fuels in the first and second quarters of 2019 in Europe. That’s the standout highlight of a new report on the European power market from energy data analyst EnAppSys. The report showed that renewable projects generated 245.8 TWh of electricity…

Indian Government approves investments in largest hydropower plant

New Delhi- The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Rs 1600 crore expenditure on pre-inv estment activities and various clearances for Dibang Multipurpose Project in Arunachal Pradesh. The estimated total cost of project is Rs 28080.35 crore and the estimated completion period for the…

Bangladesh, China sign five deals on power during Hasina’s visit

Dhaka has signed five deals with Beijing to improve power transmission and distribution systems in Bangladesh. China will fund the projects that will require more than $4 billion to implement, according to government officials familiar with the agreements. The agreements were signed after the bilateral talks between Prime Minister Sheikh…

Powering Red Rock Dam

Located about 3 miles southwest of Pella, Iowa, a project to retrofit an existing dam for hydroelectric power has completed significant milestones. Ames Construction -- a heavy civil and industrial general contractor headquartered in Minnesota with regional offices throughout the U.S. -- is the general contractor for the Red Rock Hydro…

National Grid Ventures completes $100M buy of wind and solar developer

The non-regulated investment arm of National Grid has completed its $100 million acquisition of wind and solar developer Geronimo Energy. National Grid Ventures announced in March that it was acquiring Geronimo Energy. Founded in 2004, Geronimo Energy has developed more than 2,200 MW of wind and solar energy projects that are…