Category: Articles/Interview

Faulty Mechanism of calculating Power Deficit

Mr. Naveen Singh,  India Electron Exchange India’s overall power consumption is just around one fifth of China even though the two countries have broadly the same population now. China until last year claimed itself...

Integrated Power Policy – a Study

The book has discussed various social, economic and environmental issues confronting our society because of ill-conceived policies and practices of the power sector in the country. It has discussed a frame work for people...

Looking Beyond the Land Acquisition Act

Land is in the center of ability of  investments to come true and fructify. Land cost may range from 2% to more than 50% of the project cost for infrastructure projects. More than cost...

India Ranks 7th in Renewable Attractive Index by E&Y

India fell from fourth to ninth place in 2013. August’s reinstatement of generation-based incentives for wind came too late to reverse a dramatic fall in activity, while ongoing infrastructure barriers, a poorly enforced certi?cate...

PROBLEMS AND POSSIBILITIES IN THE PIPELINE

Energy access, conservation, investment and renewability must guide India’s energy security policy, writes Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty During the Industrial Revolution, the steam engine ensured that coal reigned supreme as the primary source of energy, although...

This time, go for 15-year tax-free bonds-IREDA

After a brief hiatus, tax-free bonds are back again. Issues from India Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL) and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) open on February 17 and offer similar rates. Both bonds have...

Electrical Power Economics

Manoj Nirgudkar, manojnirgudkar@gmail.com Introduction Electrical power is necessary for industrial and overall growth of a nation as most of the industries are directly / indirectly dependent on electricity. Hence it is necessary to study...

Montek says need to explore power potential of North East

Montek Singh Ahluwalia stressed upon the need to explore the power generation potential of the region from non-fossil fuel. Infrastructure development in the North East, it’s connectivity with rest of the country and neighbouring nations,...