Monthly Archives: May 2012

Greenpeace report on the role of micro grids in promoting the renewable energy revolution needed in Bihar

Something’s brewing in Bihar. After decades of being India’s most notoriously ‘backward’ state, the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has tempered corruption, built roads and spurred development. Given the impressive achievements of his previous term, it’s no surprise he rode to … Continue reading

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IET Factfiles on Fuelcells, Combined Heat & Power, Distribution Generation and Glossary

The principles behind the operation of fuel cells and the various types available. This Factfile describes the principles behind the operation of fuel cells and the various types of fuel cell available, and gives information on fuel cell performance, systems … Continue reading

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Status update of solar policies and allocations across India

  Last summer, Ritesh Pothan blogged about India’s Central Government Policy as well as certain key state policies for solar power in Part 2 of his Indian Solar Saga series. In this latest piece, he updates us on the state … Continue reading

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Invitation to a Networking Opportunity in Mumbai at CCD, Magnet Mall, Bhandup – at 3pm on Saturday June 2nd, 2012

Here’s what we are looking to achieve.  Create a business network to understand and develop new relationships. Drive opportunities to the right solution and increase our organizational awareness. In this vein, below is the structure proposed for the event 3pm … Continue reading

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Status of commissioned Solar Power Projects under Rooftop PV & Small Solar Power Generation Programme (RPSSGP) (as on April 02, 2012)

Click here for the update on the Status of commissioned Solar Power Projects under Rooftop PV & Small Solar Power Generation Programme (RPSSGP) (as on April 02, 2012) or Click to access rooftop-pv-small-solar-power-generation-rpssgp-april-2012-update.pdf  

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Former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), Anil Kakodkar, says he has been asked to head India’s Solar Programme

Former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), Anil Kakodkar, on Thursday, May 24th 2012,  refuted media reports that he “refused” Rajya Sabha nomination. He said he could not accept the Prime Minister’s offer because he has his hands full with various government … Continue reading

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Biomass-based power producers seek regulators’ help to resolve issues

Natgrp: Oddly enough over the last few years the biomass industry has faced a number of issues sourcing agricultural waste from local farmers due to the nearsightedness of not tying up the supply chain using professional methods which has led to the current … Continue reading

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Blowing in the Wind

Is the answer to the Indian Renewable story blowing in the wind? Read about it on my article on Renewable Energy Magazine Ritesh Pothan offer us an in-depth analysis of the wind industry present and future in India. “Wind is … Continue reading

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Interview with Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of India about the main drivers for the industry

PV Insider spoke with Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of India about the main drivers for the industry today, including the latest developments and future outlook of the National Solar Mission. Get the … Continue reading

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Rajasthan’s solar programme indefinitely postponed

Source: The Hindu Business The 200 MW solar programme of the state of Rajasthan has been indefinitely postponed. On Thursday, the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation put up a circular on its website, which read: “Last date of receiving of bids … Continue reading

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