• Electrical India
  • Jan 5, 2015

Today’s power scenario in the world and in India in particular has changed from that of 'Generation, Transmission,Distribution' to 'Generation, Storage, Distribution & Effective usage'. Solar power generation especially at the last milestone has been recognised as the need of the hour and though, India has not woken up to the effective storage and efficient use of power, the world at large is seriously looking at these dimensions.

  • Electrical India
  • Jan 5, 2015

Smart Grid is adding necessary measuring, monitoring, communication, analysis and control capabilities to bring efficiency and optimization in electricity sector by integrating IT Technology onto the power network.

  • Electrical India
  • Dec 5, 2014

To deal with the non-technical losses, the Accelerated Power Development Reforms Programme (APDRP) of the Indian Power Sector under the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017); the Availability Based Tariff (ABT) and the concept of smart grid are explained in this article. Development of Solar and Wind Power is also described.

  • Electrical India
  • Dec 5, 2014

Electricity distribution is the weakest link in the power sector. Delicensing of generation has resulted in substantial capacity addition by private sector. In the 12th five year plan, more than 52% of total capacity addition is expected from the private sector. However, there is no competition in distribution. It is seen that internationally, consumers have benefited from competition in distribution. In India, amendment of the Electricity Act, 2003 is being considered to bring in competition in distribution. This article focuses on policy, regulatory and institutional changes that will be required to be carried out before competition in ele   Read More...