Author: Ritwik Mondal

Power failure in railway station, RTO areas

PUNE: An excavator digging a road for drainage works damaged an underground 11KV electricity supply line, leaving the areas near Pune railway station, regional transport office and Sangamwadi without power for almost two hours — from...

Coal based power generation hit by rain, sun and wind

Longer periods of monsoon, coupled with the effect of higher generation from renewable sources such as wind and solar energy have led to lower electricity generation from thermal power plants in June. Overall electricity...

Tiwari meets Lt Governor on proposed power tariff increase

BJP president Manoj Tiwari today met Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal seeking his attention towards the proposed hike in power tariff in connivance with the government and private power distribution companies.Highlighting the alleged irregularities of...

Trash plant project hits another hurdle

The state government’s order making the approval by a local-level monitoring committee (LLMC) mandatory for converting paddy land into dry land has come as yet another blow to the Kochi Corporation’s waste-to-energy (WTE) project. It was in...

Lower consumption, higher supply hits prices

FRANKFURT, Aug 1 (Reuters) – European spot power fell on Tuesday on falling consumption and higher wind supply in Germany while thermal capacities generally were more than adequate, traders said. * German baseload power for Wednesday...

‘Death by a thousand cuts’

At Windergy, 2017, an international conference of the wind industry that was held towards the end of April in New Delhi, the mood among the participants was euphoric. The industry had just ended a...