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RENEWABLES 2020 – GLOBAL STATUS REPORT

RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY NETWORK FOR THE 21st CENTURY FOREWORD Every year, we launch the Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) to present the latest data and facts on renewable energy policies, markets and investments. This year, however, something is different. We collectively witnessed the adoption … Continue reading

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LOAD GENERATION BALANCE REPORT 2016-17 – Central Electricity Authority

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Dirty power: Sweden wants your garbage for energy

Trash is a fast-growing import in the Scandinavian country, which turns it into heat for people’s homes A garbage dump in Göteborg, Sweden.Martin Almqvist / Johnér Images / Corbis Every day, some 300 trucks arrive at a plant outside the … 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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Finally government acknowledges efficiency is the solution and not price hikes for the power sector

Click here for my article that details the losses of Rs. 75,000 Crores but inept Discoms.  This does not even include the power plant efficiencies. Next Steps for the Indian power industry Minister for power, coal and renewable energy Piyush … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Vs Conventional Power – The Debate Resolved by Ritesh Pothan

This decade has re-defined the energy paradigm with renewables surging to all time high installations. Globally renewables contribute a significant amount to the energy mix in developed countries. Continents like the America’s, Europe and Asia have installed more renewables in … 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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Industries seek audits of Maharashtra power companies MSEDCL and MSPGCL

NASHIK: A state-level coordination committee of industrial associations and power consumers on Monday urged the state government for performance and energy audits of its power companies — Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd (MSPGCL) and Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company … Continue reading

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Study on the sustainability of Biomass based power generation in Karnataka TERI – 2013

Biomass is a renewable resource and estimated to be surplus across the country. It has been identified as a potential source for power generation. Biomass is derived from the by-products of various resources like agricultural crops such as paddy, corn and sugarcane, wood … Continue reading

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Megawatt Zinc-air batteries to power wind over fossil fuels?

An advanced zinc-air battery could lead to a low-cost alternative to conventional lithium-ion technology. Credit:Stanford University A zinc-air battery developed by researchers and Stanford University may provide an economical alternative to lithium-ion batteries for use in renewable energy plants. When adopted … Continue reading

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