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Power Supply

  • NEA: 8517 MWh
  • Private Sector: 5315 MWh
  • India: 11474 MWh
  • Tripping: 120 MWh
  • Demand : 25426 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


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…

We will take electricity connection to each and every household 24X7: A K Bhalla, Power Secy

Now, power secretary of India Ajay Kumar Bhalla shares how the government managed to achieve 100 per cent village electrification before the target. Edited excerpts: Congratulations! All the Indian villages have access to electricity now. How has the journey been so far and what are the internal targets for the…

We are open to having a partner for solar business in India: Malcolm Wrigley, Engie India

French multinational energy giant Engie is bullish about growth prospects in India with the government’s increased focus on clean energy deployment. The company is working on its plan to invest $1 billion here and is open to explore a partnership for India solar business to co-invest in projects, Malcolm Wrigley, Country…