Indian Power Sector

India ranks third in electricity production and ranks 110th in per capita consumption. This goes on to show the immense potential in India. The power generation which stands at 258 GW is likely to reach 700 GW by the year 2030. All sector of power generation viz. thermal, hydel, wind power and solar power are set to double in coming years. Renewable Energy accounts for 28% of total power generated, wind power constitutes around 87% of total renewable power followed by biomass power. Solar Power is likely to get boost with mega thrust from government in Read More

WBPDCL plans 1000 MW Turga hydel project

West Bengal Power Development Corp Ltd is planning to set up a Turga Pumped Storage Scheme to harness around 1000 MW of hydel power through 4 pumps with a capacity of 250 MW each. The project envisages the construction of Upper Dam (C.A. 8.29 Sq. Km) across Turga Nala, a tributary of Subarnarekha river and a water conductor system with an underground Power House on the downstream of Upper Dam and a Lower Dam having intermediate catchment of 4.37 sq. km ( total C.A. 12.66 sq.km ). The project is a Close Loop type Pumped Storage Scheme. Read More

Bahadur Ke Textiles & Knitwear association plans 10 MW waste power project

Bahadur Ke Textiles & Knitwear Association is setting up a 10 MW waste based power unit at Bahadur-ke-Road in Ludhiana district of Punjab. However, the project has been stalled for lack of funds. Read More