• Electrical India
  • Oct 5, 2015

Coal–fired power stations are the least carbon efficient power stations in terms of the level of carbon dioxide produced per unit of electricity generated, and gas is the best. On an average 2.095 pounds of carbon dioxide per unit of electricity generated is produced in coal-fired power plants...

  • Electrical India
  • Mar 5, 2015

Since the Indo-US Nuclear deal inked by the then Prime Minister of India. Manmohan Singh, the NPCIL has embarked on a rather ambitious plan to expand the Nuclear power generation from 5,308 presently to 63,000 MW by 2032. The track record of NPCIL is anything but reassuring that this target will be met. The democratic resistance by the villagers of MithiVirdi area have raised very basic questions regarding the functioning of NPCIL which has flouted the norms and procedures to ensure safety of a nuclear power plant. With the renewed commitment arrived at between the present Prime Minister of India and President of US, NPCIL has received new en   Read More...

  • Electrical India
  • Dec 5, 2014

Coal popularly known as black diamond is a national resource which needs to be used efficiently for energy security. By 2016, the percentage of coal requirement for power generation is likely to go to 82% of the total coal production (520 million tonnes/year) and the import is likely to go to 38% (200 million tonnes/year). The increase in coal consumption is not only because of new capacity addition but also because of deterioration of coal quality (in terms of its heating value). Presence of surface moisture, its liability and control needs to be understood on a broader national perspective.

  • Electrical India
  • Dec 5, 2014

Historically, the debate on energy has been primarily focused on economic aspirations. While that still remains the case, in today’s world the environmental consequences of power generation simply cannot be ignored.

  • Electrical India
  • Nov 5, 2014

R.E. Ginna Nuclear Plant’s Best Practices support Compliance with Industry Guidelines