Tag Archives: Thermal

DRAFT REPORT ON OPTIMAL GENERATION CAPACITY MIX FOR 2029-30

Executive Summary The world today is witnessing several kinds of technological disruptions in different sectors. One of the likely disruption can be replacement of thermal based generation with RE generation being complimented with energy storage technology. This has been possible … Continue reading

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Power Sector at a Glance – ALL INDIA – August 2017

Power Sector at a Glance ALL INDIA As on 16-08-2017 Source: OM SECTION 1.Total Installed Capacity  (As on 31.07.2017) – Source : Central Electricity Authority (CEA) Sector MW % of Total State Sector 81,622 24.7% Central Sector 103,868 31.5% Private Sector … Continue reading

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LOAD GENERATION BALANCE REPORT 2016-17 – Central Electricity Authority

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Statements Of Reasons for Distribution Open Access Regulations, 2016 and Transmission Open Access Regulations, 2016

Statement of Reasons_DOA & TOA Regulations, 2016 Proposed in Draft DOA Regulations 3.1. Subject to the provisions of these Regulations, a Consumer having Contract Demand of 500 kW and above with a particular Distribution Licensee shall be eligible for Open … Continue reading

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India won’t need extra power plants for next three years, says government report

India won’t need any new power plants for the next three years as it is flush with generation capacity, according to a government assessment. But, ironically, more than a third of the country’s population still lives without power. The country … Continue reading

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Central Government notifies the Tariff policy in continuation of the National Electricity Policy (NEP)

Key highlights related to Renewables 1. No Inter-state transmission charges 2. Generating company proposing to establish a coal/lignite based thermal generating station after a specified date shall be required to establish a renewable energy generating station of at least 10% … Continue reading

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Solar Power: Cost of production dropped 60%; price to equal thermal power’s in three years

Earlier this month, when Madhya Pradesh accepted the bid of Himgiri Energ y Ventures to supply solar power to the state grid at Rs 6.5 a unit, it was a figure to note even by the industry’s standards of smashing … Continue reading

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