Discoms trip up India’s Move to Power-Surplus with Peak Deficit at 0.8% in 2018-19

India missed its target of becoming a power-surplus nation after its peak power deficit stood at 0.8 percent and the overall energy deficit remained 0.6 percent for the financial year 2018-19. In its Load Generation Balancing Report (LGBR) for the fiscal year, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) had pegged overall energy and peak power surpluses at 4.6 percent and […]

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Viz-A-Viz with Santhosh S Nair, Director, Energy Segment-Asia, Nokia

Santhosh S Nair, Director, Energy Segment-Asia, Nokia spoke about the massive potential in the energy segment in India for Nokia. The Indian market is a critical market for Nokia, where, thanks to its huge telecom network investments, it already has close to 16000 employees. He was speaking to Group Editor, Prasanna Singh. Tell us about the work Nokia […]

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GE to Modernise Rajasthan’s Transmission Grid

GE will modernise the Rajasthan Transmission Grid with First-of-Its-Kind Advanced Grid Management Project in India, becoming the first state to implement game-changing power transmission technology. GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business today announced that it has been awarded a technology-driven grid modernisation project by Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (RRVPL) as part of the […]

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Tata Power Collaborates with Enedis, Schneider Electric, Odit-e & VaasaETT to Implement Smart Grid Demonstrator

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) has joined hands with Enedis, Schneider Electric, Odit-e, and VaasaETT to implement a Smart Grid Demonstrator in India. The MoU for the same was signed between Sanjay Banga, CEO, Tata Power-DDL; Philippe Monloubou, Chairman of Management Board, Enedis; Luc Remont, Executive Vice President International Operations, Schneider Electric; Philippe Deschamps, […]

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BSES Yamuna Commissions Solar Microgrids With Energy Battery Storage

BYPL has launched a pilot to establish solar microgrids, becoming one of the first discoms in the country to do so in an urban setting. In its quest to take rapid strides for sustainable development, BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) has launched a pilot to establish solar micro-grids, becoming one of the first discoms in […]

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Cabinet approves Phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme for achieving cumulative capacity of 40,000 MW from Rooftop Solar Projects by the year 2022

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme for achieving cumulative capacity of 40,000 MW from Rooftop Solar (RTS) Projects by the year 2022. The programme will be implemented with total central financial support of Rs.11,814 […]

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CERC Issues Order to Optimise ISGS Schedules in India, Reducing Generation Costs

The CERC in its order has stated that the pilot for the SCED will be implemented by POSOCO with effect from April 1, 2019. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), after reviewing proposals made by the Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) on “Security Constrained Economic Dispatch (SCED) of Inter-State Generating Stations pan India,” has issued […]

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Rana Calls for Optimum use of Solar Energy in Domestic use

“In a power deficit state like Jammu and Kashmir, solar energy is the most viable and sustainable source of power to meet domestic requirements”, Rana said while inaugurating a private establishment dealing with solar energy gadgets. National Conference provincial president, Devender Singh Rana on Saturday called for optimum use of cost effective solar energy, saying […]

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Siemens Develops 1st Dynamic Power Grid Control Centre 

Siemens’ DynaGridCenter is capable of visualizing dynamic processes that bring the energy transition to the power grid and provide targeted recommendations for actions to optimize the grids and prevent blackouts. Leading energy sector player, Siemens, while working alongside researchers, has developed world’s first cutting edge Dynamic Power grid control Centre ‘DynaGridCenter’. Siemens’ DynaGridCenter is capable […]

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