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Power demand growing despite last month’s slump

Despite the ongoing economic slowdown, the power ministry claims that India’s electricity demand has been growing though it fell last month. It said rising renewable and hydropower generation led to lower use of thermal plants. CEA data showed tha… New Delhi: India’s electricity demand has been growing although it fell last month because of excessive […]

UL launches India’s first mobile laboratory for OVRT testing of wind and solar power generating stations

The move follows industry demand for testing to CEA’s new grid codes UL, a global safety science company, launched the country’s first mobile over voltage ride through (OVRT) laboratory to help enable new wind and solar power plants to comply with the latest grid codes. OVRT is the ability of a grid-connected generating station to […]

CEA draws up plans to boost power distribution infra

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has anticipated a 40 per cent increase in power distribution infrastructure till 2022. The projection of a 38 per cent increase in distribution substation capacity, 32 per cent increase of distribution transformation capacity and an increase in different type of feeder lengths by 27-38 per cent till 2022 have been […]