Tag Archives: Biomass

Draft MERC (Terms and conditions for determination of Renewable Energy Tariff) Regulations, 2015

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission has prepared draft MERC (Terms and conditions for determination of Renewable Energy Tariff) Regulations, 2015. The proposed Regulations would supersede the earlier Regulations of 2010. The draft Regulations have been placed on the Commission’s websites … Continue reading

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Draft of Indian Renewable Energy Act 2015

Request for comments/observations/feed-back on the Draft Renewable Energy Act 2015 In October 2014, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had constituted an Expert Committee to provide a draft Renewable Energy Act. The Committee met on 7 November 2014, … Continue reading

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Maharashtra govt clears new renewable energy policy

The Maharashtra state cabinet on Tuesday passed the New and Renewable Energy Policy 2015 and has set a target of generating 14,400 MW… The Maharashtra state cabinet on Tuesday passed the New and Renewable Energy Policy 2015 and has set … Continue reading

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Biomass Tariff for existing Plants set up to 2008 as per Government of Rajasthan and Government of India Policies

Tariff for electricity supply to the distribution licensee by Biomass power plants, for which Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) have been executed under GoR Policy of 1999 and commissioned before 30.09.2008 shall be as under: Sr. No. Renewable  Energy  Generation during … Continue reading

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RENEWABLES 2014 GLOBAL STATUS REPORT – Key Figures

  The newly released Renewables 2014 Global Status Report is now available. Find out what made 2013 another record year for renewables. Read about: > expansion of supporting policies in developing economies > additions to electricity generating capacity > progress … Continue reading

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Understanding Energy Challenges in India – World Bank Report

Below are the graphs from the report which explains the energy scenario, challenges and needs for Indian Energy Generation Click here for the full report

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7 Interesting Nuclear Energy Graphs

One of our readers recently passed along a couple of very interesting charts about nuclear energy as well as the nuclear energy report from which they came. The report, World Nuclear Report 2013, is well worth a more careful look, … Continue reading

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The top 5 trends in India on Energy

1. There isn’t enough coal to supply India’s need for the next decade 2. Clean Energy is the next evolution which has come of age with Solar energy generation now equivalent to Thermal 3. Nuclear isn’t going to solve even … Continue reading

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Biomass Emissions Question Arises Again

It’s called “urban biomass,” and it’s ours (spsmw.org). Hard to imagine a subject that would find The Wall Street Journal and Grist in line with each other’s thinking, but burning wood for energy has achieved it. Neither outlet seems to … Continue reading

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Citigroup says the ‘Age of Renewables’ has begun

Investment banking giant Citigroup has hailed the start of the “age of renewables” in the United States, the world’s biggest electricity market, saying that solar and wind energy are getting competitive with natural gas peaking and baseload plants – even … Continue reading

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