Category: Articles/Interview

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...

Ultra Mega Power Project

Introduction Government of India has envisaged capacity addition of 100,000 MW by 2012 to meet its mission of power to all. It needs huge capacity addition during 10th & 11th plan, which is not...

EPC Division of Reliance Energy

REL has significant presence in the field of execution of the Power projects on EPC basis with a strong track record of the execution and commissioning of projects on time. REL has received wide...

Dahanu Thermal Power Station

Dahanu Thermal Power Station DTPS has adopted modern power station O&M practices to make the power station highly reliable, efficient through system approach in all its activities. Integrated Management System (IMS) for Quality, Environment...

Goa Power Station of Reliance Energy Limited

Goa Power Station of Reliance Energy Limited was set up through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) route as per Govt. of India policy. Under this policy The State of Goa invited bids in January...

Heavy Electrical Industry & Major Players

Heavy Electrical Industry Heavy Electrical Industry covers power generation, transmission, distribution and utilization equipments. These include turbo generators, boilers, various types of turbines, transformers, switchgears and other allied items. Majority of the products manufactured...

Electricity

Electricity Introduction Electricity is one of the most widely used forms of energy. Electricity can be defined as the flow of electrons or charge. Electric power is the amount of work done by an...

Mega Power Policy

The amendment to the Mega Power Policy was approved by the Cabinet on October 1, 2009. The following conditions are required to be fulfilled by the developer for grant of mega project status:- a)  an...

Energy Conservation Act 2001

Salient features of the Energy Conservation Act 2001 The Act empowers the Central Government and, in some instances, State Governments to: specify energy consumption standards for notified equipment and appliances; direct mandatory display of...

Load Dispatch Centre

Introduction The Load Despatch Department is the nerve centre for the operation , planning , monitoring and control of the power system . Electricity cannot be stored and has to be produced when it...