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Power Supply

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


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…

India is at the start of electric mobility S Curve – ABB CEO

Power and automation major ABB is upbeat about the e-mobility market in India and plans to expand its manufacturing facilities here to add fast battery charging solutions to its portfolio. In an interview to Nishtha Saluja and Sarita Singh, global chief executive Ulrich Spiesshofer…

‘Govt is readying ground for country’s regional power trade’

The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation recently unveiled a white paper on the energy sector reflecting the status of the sector and plans of the government to boost electricity production in the country. Prioritising the ambitious plan of the government to produce 15,000 megawatts of electricity in the next…

‘Nuclear Power To Play Important Role In Bangladesh’s Economy’

Riding on the important success achieved by Bangladesh economy as it walked into the ‘Developing Country’ category, the country is now outlining the course of its new development stage by focusing on power generation through nuclear energy. The country’s Secretary of the Science and Technology Ministry Anwar Hossain spoke to…

Efficient use of Energy can save 5,000MW Power in 5 Years

Around 5,000 megawatt (MW) of electricity could be saved in five years if efficient use of electricity in domestic, commercial and industrial sectors could be ensured through introducing standard energy-efficient appliances. About US$ 5 billion investment would be required to generate 5,000MW of electricity. On the other hand, fuel-efficient power…