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Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress in 2016-17 (& during the month of June, 2016)

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress in 2016-17 (& during the month of June, 2016) Sector FY- 2016-17 Cumulative Achievements Target Achievement (as on 30.06.2016) I.   GRID-INTERACTIVE POWER (CAPACITIES IN MW) Wind Power 4000.00 373.95 … Continue reading

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PUNJAB STATE ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION (PSERC) Determination of generic levellised generation tariff for Renewable Energy Power Projects for FY 2015-16

Levellised Fixed Cost (₹/kWh) Variable Cost (FY 2015-16) (₹/kWh) Applicable Tariff Rate (₹/kWh) Benefit of Accelerated Depreciation, if availed (₹/kWh) Net Applicable Tariff Rate upon adjusting for Accelerated Depreciation benefit (3-4) (₹/kWh) 1 2 3 4 5 Biomass Power Projects(other … Continue reading

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Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress of Renewable Energy in 2014-15 (During the month of December)

Physical Progress (Achievements) Ministry of New & Renewable Energy Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress in 2014-15 (During the month of December) Sector FY- 2014-15 Cumulative Achievements Target  Achievement (as on 31.12.2014) I.   GRID-INTERACTIVE POWER (CAPACITIES IN MW) Wind Power 2000.00 … Continue reading

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Government aims to add 10,000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector

Ritesh: Another ill conceived move to pacify wind industry lobbyists which will impact the growth of Solar in the country for a poor source of energy. The government plans to rapidly accelerate wind energy generation, adding an ambitious 10,000 MW every year, or … Continue reading

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Where Is The Real Innovation In Wind Energy?

Wind energy is a tremendous success story world wide, with staggering amounts of innovation. It isn’t given sufficient credit for that and is even unfairly attacked by those opposed to it as old technology. Every aspect of construction, operation, and … Continue reading

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World Solar Power Capacity Increased 35% In 2013 (Charts)

With about 37,007 megawatts (MW) of solar PV power installed in 2013, world solar PV power capacity increased about 35% to 136,697 MW. Whereas Europe had dominated annual growth for years up until 2013 (10 years, to be precise), solar … Continue reading

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Climate Panel Stunner: Avoiding Climate Catastrophe Is Super Cheap — But Only If We Act Now

  Humanity’s choice (via IPCC): Aggressive climate action ASAP (left figure) minimizes future warming. Continued inaction (right figure) results in catastrophic levels of warming, 9°F over much of U.S. The latest IPCC report finds the annual cost of avoiding that … Continue reading

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10 Huge Lessons We’ve Learned From Solar Power Success In Germany

Ritesh: While this article is dated Early 2013, it provides us an insight into the scare mongers especially Discoms who claim that Solar will disrupt existing power infrastructure whereas in truth Solar is an excellent energy security and distributed method … 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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Green energy red-flagged

Ritesh: While we agree to some of the points here, this article doesn’t take into account the negative effects of a similar quantity of fossil fuel generation. There is a lack of actual knowledge and is an alarmist view point … Continue reading

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