KPIL is actively involved in initiatives to promote a cleaner, resilient and inclusive power…

Government policies are being streamlined to promote renewable energy adoption in interstate power transfers, community-based consumption, and sub-1 MWp installations, fostering cleaner and more affordable energy. Smart grids are still…

Power transmission gearbox market to grow with CAGR of 5 per cent by 2036

The average global household power demand will rise by 75 per cent between 2021 and 2050, driven by the increasing economies of developing countries. According to a recent study by…

Capital outlay of ₹3 lakh cr to add capacity to power networks in India…

Railways and e-mobility electrification are driving electricity demand, and policies for battery storage and pump hydro storage are expected to build 20 GW capacity in the next 4-5 years.  In…

Why ACS wire is optimal for overhead transmission lines?

These wires are composed of a steel core coated with a layer of aluminium, combining the mechanical strength of steel with the high conductivity of aluminium. In the electrical power…

Toshiba T&D India wins star performer award by EEPC India

The award highlights global excellence, reinforcing commitment to innovation, quality, and growth of the company.

India aims for 1000 GW energy capacity by 2032

Presently, employee cost in tariff to the consumer is approx 55 paisa per kWh for discom and approximately 40 paise per kWh for generation and transmission. India’s aim for 1000…

Boosting power system reliability with surge arrestors in high-ground flash density areas

Lightning is a natural & very dynamic phenomenon in which a shockwave hits a place or an object on earth causing potential damage.

The green symphony for efficient T&D infrastructure

Grid integration and T&D are vital for renewable energy’s growth and sustainability. Leading experts discuss HVDC’s impact on seamless transmission. DERs, like microgrids, empower local energy sharing and grid stability.…

The transmission tower industry thrives through innovation and sustainability

This article briefly discusses the advanced transmission tower designs for efficiency and sustainability, utilising sustainable materials, prefabrication, modularisation, and digitisation for improved performance and environmental impact. Powered by multiple sectors,…

Maintaining safe operations in T&D through Lightning Management and Alert System

Manav Energy installed an advanced lightning protection system to enhance the reliability and quality of the electrical system. The transmission and distribution (T&D) sector is crucial to modern society’s development…

Investments and lookouts to power distribution strive to cut AT&C losses

The power distribution system is critical in the energy value chain by delivering electricity from power plants to end-users. Its primary function is to supply power to customers at a…

Simplifying planning and implementation of power transmission projects

The transmission line route and substation site must be finalised depending on current conditions during the implementation stage With an increased emphasis on improving our energy infrastructure, the government has…

Power Sector will continue to play significant role in India’s Progress

Narendra Modi, Honourable Prime Minister of India, dedicated two of NTPC’s green projects to the nation NTPC Ramagundam Floating Solar Project (100 MW) in Telangana and NTPC Kayamkulam Floating Solar…

Strategies to enhance the operational and financial performance of DISCOMs

The Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (CEEW) and REC Limited, a public infrastructure finance company, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on activities to improve the operational…

Hitachi Energy to connect Kudus to Mumbai with HVDC transmission system

The HVDC Light® transmission system will contribute to Mumbai obtaining 1,000 megawatts of power Hitachi Energy, a market and technology leader in transmission, distribution, and grid automation solutions, announced that…

We need more power corridors in the country

Dhavaleshwar Puvatti, Product Manager (Product Engineering), Fluentgrid Ltd in an interview with EPR Magazine Regarding transmission line capacity challenges, Dhavaleshwar Puvatti, Product Manager (Product Engineering), Fluentgrid Ltd., says, “ When…

Integrating an efficient, resilient, and contemporary T&D system

Transmission and distribution business leaders discuss the need to address the increasing modernisation in power infrastructure through technology and advanced power systems and the scope of having a RE-integrated power…

Sterlite Power wins two significant projects in transmission auction in Brazil

Sterlite won Lot 05 (offering RAP of BRL 22 million) and Lot 09 (offering RAP of BRL 88 million) at the auctions. Both the projects estimated to generate 32,000 direct…

The Fluke 1770 Series eliminates the complexities of PQ logging

The new three-phase power quality analysers’ unique automated measurement system ensures the right data is being collected every time Power quality measurements can be complex to set up and frustrating…

Ensuring a resilient energy transition

Energy transition must address the challenges to environmental sustainability, energy security and energy justice and affordability. According to the World Economic Forum’s report, Fostering Effective Energy Transition 2022, the urgency for…

Global energy ambitions are driving us toward energy transition

Excerpts from the recorded keynote speech at Distribuelec 2022 by Sanjeev Sharma, MD & CEO, ABB India.  Talking about the energy efficiency trends in the electrification business at ABB, during…

IEEMA aiming at expanding export and R&D capabilities

Vipul Ray, President, IEEMA in an interview with EPR Magazine. Opining about India becoming a net exporter, Vipul Ray, President, IEEMA believes that it is entirely feasible if we use…

Higher coal imports likely to increase cost of supply for DISCOMs: ICRA

Coal import dependency is estimated to increase at about 12-13 percent in FY 2023 against about 4 percent in FY 2022 The Ministry of Power (MoP), has issued a directive…

Preventive maintenance of polluted power transformer bushings, insulators

This article aims to bring your attention to the importance of polluted power transformer bushings/insulators preventive maintenance. Everyone involved in power utilities experience leakage current losses and power outages on…

Modern Power Substations

When discussing the technologies trending in power substations, the industry’s leading power experts emphasise the importance of digitalisation, as well as the evolution of Gas Insulated Substations and pre-fabricated substations,…

IEEMA announce launch of 15th edition of ELECRAMA

The 15th Edition of ELECRAMA aligns with the Government of India’s energy transition goals for 2047. It further aims to secure $6 billion worth of business queries. ELECRAMA, the largest…

Power ministry initiates action plan to ease compliance issues

Governmental organisations plan efforts to reduce the regulatory compliance burden of the consumers and industries. The government had launched a Regulatory Compliance Portal (https:// eodbrcp.dipp.gov.in), a central online repository of…

Effect of Tower Footing Resistance in having glitch-free T&D lines

This article talks about dealing with the susceptible glitches in T&D lines and ensuring uninterrupted power supply.  Large overhead transmission lines are exposed to unpredictable and continued atmospheric aging. In…

Smarter Grids are the future of power systems with unified critical communications

This article briefly talks about how the energy landscape will considerably transform in the coming decade by taking technology leaps to make the grids more smarter. One may have heard…

Diesel generators are becoming more popular with technological improvements

Gagan Chanana, COO – Distributed Energy, Jakson Group. In an Interview with EPR Magazine. Even before we adopted noise pollution standards for environmentally friendly gensets, Jakson was the first company…

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