Category: Articles/Interview

Smart Grid – A Prognostic Approach

Authored by:  Mr. Niranjan Panda, Student NPTI MBA ( Power Management) Albert Einstein had said,” We can’t solve problems using the kind of thinking that we used while creating them.” We have to be...

REC -Mechanism and solutions

Article is a part of INDIA SOLAR COMPASS an quarterly market report of BRIDGE TO INDIA In India power consumers are required to buy a certain part of their consumption from renewable energy generators. This...

IT in Power Sector

Information Technology (IT) has the potential to contribute significantly in the power reforms process, particularly in the areas of business process automation, revenue and commercial management, distribution system automation, consumer relationship management (CRM) and...

Power Sector Web Links

State Electricity Commissions/Utilities (Generation; Transmission & Distribution Companies) Appellate Tribunal For Electricity Forum of Regulators   Ministries/Government Bodies Central Electricity Regulatory Commission Bureau of Energy Efficiency Central Electricity Authority Central Water Commission Department of Atomic...

ESCos (Energy Service Companies)

ESCos (Energy Service Companies) play a pivotal role in efficient utilization of energy. It is a commercial business providing a broad range of comprehensive energy solutions including: designs and implementation of energy savings projects,...

Renewable Energy Certificate (REC)

Introduction Renewable Energy Certificate is a market based instrument which enables the obligated entities to meet their Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO). Pertinently, the RPO is the obligation mandated by the SERC under the Electricity...

World Bank Orissa Model

Introduction Orissa was the first state in India and South Asia to restructure its state owned electricity industry and privatise distribution business. The Orissa government is essentially implementing the model of power sector restructuring...

Impediments to open access

The Electricity Act, 2003 (EA 2003) opened the power sector to multiple players by providing for a power market replete with competition. A key objective of EA 2003 was to provide ‘open access’ in...

Articles on Power Sector

Power Sector Web Links by: SUMIT KUMARApril 21, 2011, 10:11State Electricity Commissions/Utilities (Generation; Transmission & Distribution Companies) Appellate Tribunal For Electricity Forum of Regulators … Overview of Open Access in inter-State Transmission Regulations 2009 by: SUMIT KUMARApril...

Biofuel

1) Ethanol Fuel The Ethanol Production Process – Wet Milling The Ethanol Production Process – Dry Milling The Production of Ethanol from Cellulosic Biomass 2) Bio Diesel Typical Proportions of Chemicals Used to Make...

Government and Regulatory Structure for Wind Power

India has an installed capacity of around 12 GW, ranking fifth in terms of global installed capacity and third in annual capacity growth, according to figures from the Global Wind Energy Council. India has...

RAPDRP

Introduction Ministry of Power, Govt. of  India, as a part of Reforms  in  the Power Sector, has  launched  the Restructured  Accelerated  Power Development  and  Reforms  Programme  (R-APDRP) in  the  XI Five year Plan. The...

Carbon Credit

Carbon Credit is permit that allows the holder to emit one ton of carbon dioxide or its equivalent. Credits are awarded to countries or groups that have reduced their green house gases below their emission quota. Carbon credits...

Mining groups involvement in power generation

Mining groups are increasingly moving into the power sector, with some forced to build their own electricity plants for mining operations while others have created own power units that behave like utilities. A selection...