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Power Supply

             
  • NEA: 10172 MWh
  • Private Sector: 8885 MWh
  • India: 811 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 19868 MWh
  • Soure : NEA

Interview

‘We hope to soon export more power to not only India but Bangladesh too’

Last week, Nepal and India finalised the construction modality of the 400 kVA New Butwal-Gorakhpur cross-border transmission line. A two-day Nepal-India energy secretary-level Joint Steering Committee talk held in Bangalore had decided to build the project with equal equity investment. Moreover, the government aims to export surplus power to India…


We are looking to expand solar manufacturing footprint to India: Helena Li, President-Asia Pacific, Trina Solar

Trina Solar is among the largest solar panel manufacturers in the world and has so far supplied equipment for 4,000 Mw capacity in India too. In an exclusive and detailed interview with , Helena Li, President-Asia Pacific, says she will not be surprised if Chinese firms set up manufacturing base in India in…


Flawed embankment strategy converts Bihar into watery grave

The engineering solutions put in place to tackle the issue of floods has created more problems than solutions in Bihar, says former IIT professor and doyen of water experts Dinesh Mishra Dinesh Kumar Mishra of Barh Mukti Abhiyaan, an authority on the river network of North Bihar, speaks about the…


‘We will now need to enhance the fuel storage capacity in Amlekhgunj’

The much-hyped Motihari-Amlekhgunj pipeline project, which was proposed back in 1996, is set to become a reality within the next few weeks, as all physical works of the project have been completed and the project is just awaiting a formal commencement. The project, which has been completed much before the…


We are working on Rs 50,000 cr projects for Electric Vehicles: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari has lined up mega plans in his second innings as the minister of road transport & highways. In an interview with Prerna Katiyar, the Nagpur MP, who now also heads the ministry of micro, small & medium enterprises, speaks about the lofty infrastructuretargets of the government, the immediate agenda to…


Floating solar is a 300 Gw opportunity for India: Mitesh Patel, Black & Veatch

India has the potential to set up 300 Gigawatt of power generation capacity by tapping into floating solar technology, Mitesh Patel, Director of Renewables, Asia and EMEIA at Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) giant Black & Veatch tells ETEnergyworld in an interview. Edited excerpts.. What is the business case for floating solar as…


Drivers of energy convergence

The risks posed by the energy transition to the stability of electricity networks appear to have been misrepresented. In its annual energy paper released last month, J.P. Morgan’s chairman of market and investment strategy Michael Cembalest delivered his take on the progress of Germany’s Energiewende, or energy transition. While Cembalest’s…


Nicholas Stern: ‘The world cannot go net zero unless China does’

In 2016, Nicholas Stern, former chief economist of the World Bank, published a paper together with other researchers arguing that China’s coal consumption had peaked around 2014 and that the use of coal and the country’s economic growth had essentially “decoupled”. But in 2018 coal consumption increased for…


There is no one-solution-fits-all approach to power sector stress: Rajeev Sharma, CMD, Power Finance Corp

 India’s largest financier to the power sector, Power FinanceCorp (PFC), has initiated resolution proceedings against defaulting power projects as per a Reserve Bank of India circular and has received bids for some of those where change of management is being envisaged. However, the deadline of August 27…


Bangladesh’s Growing Demand for Energy Attracts our Investment

With the fast-growing economy of Bangladesh, the demand for energy in the country is also increasing gradually, creating opportunities for the foreign investors to come here. A leading engineering conglomerate of Sri Lanka, LTL Holdings (PVT), came to Bangladesh in 2010 as an EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) contractor of…


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