Category: Transmission/Distribution

Electric-power transmission; is the bulk transfer of electrical energy, from generating power plants to electrical substations located near demand centers.
Electricity distribution is the final stage in the delivery of electricity to end users. A distribution system’s network carries electricity from the transmission system and delivers it to consumers.

India to keep Chinese companies out of grid

NEW DELHI: India will invoke the principle of reciprocity to keep Chinese companies out of power transmission projects, a move that the domestic power gear makers have been demanding for some time citing “cyber...

Power for 22L households in 18 mths: Goyal

Jaipur: About 22 lakh households in Rajasthan that are still out of bounds of power supply in rural areas are expected to get electricity in next 18 months under Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana...

Heat, overloading trip power supply

GURUGRAM: Large parts of Gurgaon reeled under prolonged power cuts over the weekend as the spiking heat resulted in overloading, which led to frequent tripping of the system. Outages were reported from sectors 14,...

Voltage fluctuations rise, home appliances at risk

GURGAON: If the frequent power cuts weren’t bad enough, residents now have to deal with voltage fluctuation, which is having an adverse effect on their home appliances like air conditioners, refrigerators and microwave ovens....

Significance of multi-year tariffs

Section 61 of the Electricity Act 2003 states that the electricity regulatory commissions, while determining tariffs, shall be guided by the multi-year tariff (MYT) principles in addition to the other guidelines, such as, determination...