Power Supply

  • NEA: 4378 MWh
  • Private Sector: 3994 MWh
  • India: 11383 MWh
  • Tripping: 80 MWh
  • Demand : 19835 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


Ignoring climate change in the Himalayas

Climate change is affecting the Himalayas more than almost any region in the world. Southwestern Tibet, western Nepal and northern India where the Karnali River flows are no exception.  While infrastructure projects such as dams and roads gather pace in China, Nepal and India, there is no cooperation between countries…

NTPC to invest Rs 10,300 cr in greenfield thermal and solar plants in UP

Public sector energy generation major NTPC Limited has planned to invest almost Rs 10,300 crore in Greenfield power plants in Uttar Pradesh. These plants include a proposed 1,600 megawatt (Mw) (2x800) thermal power project at Shaktinagar (Singrauli) in Sonebhadra district of UP. This project is estimated to entail investment of…

PG&E Bankruptcy Risk Gets Real — But What’s Next?

Standoffs over who pays what for infrastructure are kind of where America’s at right now. Besides the shutdown in D.C. over the southern border barrier, California is grappling with how to finance a somewhat more useful bit of equipment: its power grid. A series of wildfires over the past two…

Solar power sector: 2019 outlook

The outlook for the solar power industry looks positive in 2019 on the back of improved capacity addition, favourable policy push and rising demand for non-fossil fuel based energy, industry CEOs and sector experts told ETEnergyworld. They, however, caution against low tariffs hurting the viability of projects and quality of…

India needs hourly electricity tariffs: IEEFA

With $100 billion of existing and proposed thermal power plants in financial distress and low cost but variable renewable energy capacity best able to meet targets, India has an opportune moment to transform its electricity sector by introducing day-ahead market pricing, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)…

CESC’s franchisee distribution income may zoom by 25% after 20-yr contract

CESC Ltd is likely to see an increase of over 25 per cent in its franchisee distribution revenue this year, after the company won a 20-year contract in Malegaon, Maharashtra, for a project that is expected to break even within two years. As of March 31, 2018, its franchisee distribution…

Hydropower Foundation is seeking a qualified, collaborative and visionary leader for the position of Executive Director

The Executive Director (ED) serves as the chief executive of the Hydropower Foundation (HF) and must possess skills to interface and work with a wide range of industry, government and academic parties to seek out opportunities and funding to provide hydropower research and work force development programs to meet industry’s interests.…

Solar Inverter and Storage Manufacturer SolarEdge Acquires E-Mobility Player S.M.R.E. Spa

This week SolarEdge announced that acquire it will S.M.R.E. Spa, a company that provides integrated powertrain technology and electronics for electric vehicles. SMRE has three business units: e-mobility, automated production machines and telematics software. The company has more than fifteen years of experience developing end-to-end e-mobility solutions for electric and…

Nearly 1.5 mn public sector powermen to go on pan-India strike on Jan 8

Almost 1.5 million public sector power employees, including engineers, will proceed on a two-day pan-India strike beginning January 8 in support of their demands and highlight alleged privatisation attempts of the country’s energy sector. The strike call has been given by the national federations of powermen under the banner of…

BHEL commissions 800 MW supercritical thermal plant in Telangana in record time

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned a 800 MW thermal power unit within a record time of 46 months for Kothagudem Thermal Power Station of Telangana State Power Generation Corporation. This is a marked improvement in the time taken to commission 800 MW sets till date in the country…