Category: News Updates

Improving efficiency in the power surplus era

A proclamation of surplus power across India has underlined the progress (and pitfalls) of the power sector in recent years. For decades, the country has been reeling under persistent deficits in peak power and...

Queensland expands solar FiT for systems up to 30KW

The Palaszczuk Government of Queensland, Australia, has expanded the feed-in tariff (FiT) for rooftop solar in regional Queensland. Under the new rules, households and businesses on the Ergon network in regional Queensland will be...

Sembcorp to buy out IDFC’s stake in Semcorp Green Infra

New Delhi: Singapore-based power producer Sembcorp Industries Ltd on Thursday announced the acquisition of IDFC’s remaining 28% stake in renewable energy firm Sembcorp Green Infra (SGI) for Rs1,410.2 crore (around Singapore $301 million) to become...

Coal India to boost supplies to power stations

KOLKATA: Supplies by Coal India  to power utilities witnessed 11% growth during August 2017 in comparison to the previous corresponding period. This helped coal fired power generation go up by 18% during the period....

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...