India sees lowest plant load factor in 15 years; power capacities operating at 65%

NEW DELHI: The Modi government has claimed several records in the power sector in its first year in office, including the highest annual capacity addition ever and the best generation growth in two decades with output touching the trillion unit mark. What it hasn’t pointed out is that 2014-15 also recorded the lowest plant load factor in over 15 years with the country’s power capacities operating at a mere 65%.

That the power sector, which till recently was only worried about fuel supp ..


Amit Antil

After doing Power Management (MBA) from National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Amit Antil is now presently working with Today Green Energy Pvt. Ltd. and looking after business development activities for Solar. Earlier he was associated with leading power trading company Global Energy for 3 years. He has a sound knowledge about bidding, power trading, open access, REC trading, Govt. Liaisoning, Contract Negotiation, Power Purchase Agreement.

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