Monthly Archive: September 2017

A powerful move

The government’s decision to offer 10 coal mines for auction could be the first step in meeting a long-standing requirement of the country’s energy sector. The opening up of the coal sector to new...

Energy storage market to touch 70 GW by 2022

Hyderabad: The market for energy storage in the South Asia region is dominated by India. Energy storage helps in the integration of renewable energy and unlocking the benefits of local generation and a clean, resilient...

India to conduct wind power auction next Tuesday

India will conduct the much-awaited auction to award 1 gigawatt (GW) of wind power contracts next Tuesday. The auction to be conducted by state-run Solar Energy Corp. of India (SECI) comes in the backdrop...

Pakistan Railways installs 1,000-unit solar power system

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has successfully installed a 1,000-unit solar power system at its headquarters to make all its working areas free of load-shedding. Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique inaugurated the system on Friday,...

Power engineers seeks review of national policy

PATIALA: The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has demanded that the National Electricity Policy be reviewed to maintain a balance between renewable energy and thermal energy and has urged Union power minister R K Singh to discuss the matter with the...

India’s power sector stuck in the doldrums

CHENNAI: India’s power supply deficit figures might be looking better than ever, but ratings agencies and analysts have begun to point out that the Indian energy machine might not be able to fulfill overall...