In a decision that would give boost to the ocean energy in India, Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) R K Singh approved a proposal to declare ocean energy as renewable energy.
The article describes the importance of monitoring power quality parameters for stabilising the electricity grid. The recurrent and intermittent renewable energy connections also induce voltage fluctuations, harmonics, surges and imbalances in the grid. These are power quality issues which need to be addressed. - Jayant Sinha
Hybrid energy systems can be potential solutions for the electricity problems in the rural region. However, vast research is needed in this aspect to make it technically feasible to be deployed at these areas. - Dr. Vikramaditya Dave, Dr. Sujit Kumar
The article gives a glimpse of new technologies being used in renewable energy systems for improving efficiency and output. - R. P. Deshpande
Advanced energy storage technologies can play an important role in renewable integration, energy access, electric mobility and the smart cities initiatives of the Indian government. - Debi Prasad Dash
The private PPA market could flourish with the help of a few government policies such as increasing AD benefits from 40 per cent to 80 per cent as well as ensuring the segment stays free of policy changes. - Animesh Damani
The new program allows energy brokers and consultants to make CleanChoice’s 100 per cent regional solar and wind power and CleanChoice Energy Community Solar products available to both their business and non-profit customers.
RE100 aims to have companies use 100 per cent renewable energy for the electricity they consume.
Adnan Z Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has welcomed the European Union’s (EU) decision to increase its renewable energy target from 27 per cent to 32 per cent by 2030.
RB, (erstwhile Reckitt Benckiser), one of world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company, is proud to reveal the commission of its first solar powered factory in India, in the city of Mysore as part of Project Greenathon.
The projects will reduce CO2 emissions in excess of 526.700 tons and will create over 6.014 new jobs during the construction.
New IRENA report outlines how increasing share of renewables to 34% can boost economy, and help meet emission reductions goals...
According to the agreement, the project is divided in 2 phases: Cluster 1 includes 4 PV plants and the construction will begin in February 2018 with expected operation by June 2018; Cluster 2, including 8 PV plants, will begin by the completion of Cluster 1.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) recently, inaugurated renewable energy facilities in Yap that will strengthen energy reliability and security in the sparsely populated and remote island group of the FSM.
The MoU was signed on 30th October, 2017 at New Delhi.
IREDA has been conferred with CBIP award for ‘Outstanding Contribution for Development in Renewable Energy'.
Improvements in Renewable Energy technologies and overcoming the challenges related to it, is the need of the hour and Karnataka has been in par with other cities when it comes to these two factors. With its wide availability of resources, it has been able to keep the biomass- cogeneration high but other growth in other resources was slow…
There is a need to navigate the energy transition for sustainable growth in socio-economic aspects of the country. Though the energy consumption per GDP (Gross Domestic Product) is higher, production of valuable goods is quite low in the country which shows that there is a need to improve the end-use efficiency. …
This is the first Utility Scale PV Solar Plant signed by Wärtsilä globally. NEPCO (National Electrical Power Company) is the offtaker of the solar plant and will be responsible for constructing the interconnection facilities.
It will be supported by US$ 200 million from the European Investment Bank, alongside financing from YES BANK, project promoters and other financial institutions.