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India’s big energy transition will promote big investment

Atul Sobti, director-general, Standing Conference of Public Enterprises " SCOPE " explores the link between growing power demand and a thriving economy. He looks at how India is preparing to maximise future opportunities and...

Defining criteria for India’s successful energy transition

Ashish Malik, Secretary-General of the Solar Energy Society of India, talks to us about how the country can ensure sufficient power to support economic growth and facilitate the energy transition. More power plants need to...

India’s energy choices ‘will be critical for the planet’ says IEA chief

India is becoming an increasingly influential driver of trends in the global power sector " and with its energy demand set to double by 2040 and its electricity demand potentially even triple, it will...

Carbon tax waiver could pose risks to India’s renewables growth

The waiver is an attempt to help finance pollution curbing equipment and alleviate significant debt levels in the power industry. As per the proposal, a waiver of INR400 rupees/ton ($5.61) of carbon tax would...

India on the cusp of energy transition

https://youtu.be/C6y3MdrGAYk These and other topics will be under the spotlight at à‚ POWERGEN Indiaà‚ andà‚ Indian Utility Weekà‚ taking place 05 to 07 May 2020 at the IECC, Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, India.Speaking from his position as former...

French-Indian consortium to build hybrid power plant in Niger

Niger, a country with one of the lowest power access rates in Africa, is set to construct a 6 MW solar-diesel hybrid power plant. The government of the Republic of Niger awarded a consortium consisting...

India solar sector being hit by economic slowdown

The solar sector in India is being impacted by the economic slowdown in the country and the resulting slowdown of investments. That's the conclusion of a new report from analysts at research firm GlobalData.

Siemens supplies digital twin for India coal plant

A coal-fired power plant is to be equipped with advanced digital solutions by Siemens. The German energy company will install a complete thermal twin for the plant in Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh, including remote performance monitoring and diagnostics.

Unparalleled opportunities in India’s energy market

The India power sector offers almost unparalleled opportunities to both domestic and international energy sector players. Some 8,000 of the region's influential decision makers will come together next year May when POWERGEN India, Indian...

Indian electricity distributor to trial P2P solar trading

Electricity distributor BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) has partnered with Power Ledger, a global leader in blockchain-based renewable energy trading, to install a large-scale peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading trial in Delhi, India. BRPL is the...