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.

Load-shedding: MSEDCL buys 1,450-MW power

Faced with a power shortage that led to load-shedding across the state, the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) has now bought 1,450 MW power through short-term power purchase agreements with generators. “Short-term...

India plans legal route for power sector reforms

New Delhi: After launching the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana for universalizing electricity access, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is readying a raft of power sector structural reforms including legal provisions to...

India’s power sector stuck in the doldrums

CHENNAI: India’s power supply deficit figures might be looking better than ever, but ratings agencies and analysts have begun to point out that the Indian energy machine might not be able to fulfill overall...

National smart grid mission in line with emerging reality

Around the globe, electricity generation, transmission and the distribution landscape have been rapidly changing. The emergence of multiple sources of power, including renewable sources like solar and wind, enforces changes to the age-old practice...