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AN OVERVIEW OF BEHIND-THE- METER SOLAR-PLUS-STORAGE PROGRAM DESIGN: WITH CONSIDERATIONS FOR INDIA

Executive Summary Indian consumers have been deploying behind-the-meter generation (predominantly diesel backup, and, more recently, photovoltaic) and storage systems (predominantly lead-acid and other kinds of batteries as uninterrupted power supplies) by the millions for decades (Jaiswal et al. 2017; Seetharam … Continue reading

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Renewable energy, grid parity – myth today or tomorrow’s reality!

  Grid Parity per Wikipedia is defined as “the point at which alternative means of generating *(continuous) electricity produces power*(throughout the day) at a levelized cost that is equal to or less than the price of purchasing power from the grid. … Continue reading

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India’s transmission and distribution utilities – It’s time to transform

The need for power has seen tremendous growth in the last decade riding on the prosperity that various export oriented sectors, have heralded, in India. This economic growth has increased living standards for the common man who now demands more than just roti (food), … Continue reading

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Renewable energy, grid parity – myth today or tomorrow’s reality!

Ritesh Pothan provides an exhaustive analysis of the cost of renewable energy and the path towards grid parity. “There is a tremendous amount of benefit that renewable energy can provide to a nation already bogged down by increasing inflation and … Continue reading

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