Daily Archives: November 16, 2012

Solar Struggle: A Rise Of Poorly Made PV Modules?

California, USA — Has the pressure to compete in a world market beset by an equipment glut and plummeting prices over the past two years led to an increase in poor quality solar panels? The answer is “yes” say some … Continue reading

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All India Regionwise Generating Installed Capacity (MW) Of Power Utilities Including Allocated Shares

All India Regionwise Generating Installed Capacity (MW) Of Power Utilities Including Allocated Shares – Sept 2012 REGION THERMAL Nuclear HYDRO R.E.S.@ TOTAL COAL GAS DSL TOTAL (Renewable) (MNRE) Northern 29923.5 4671.26 12.99 34607.75 1620 15423.75 4437.65 56089.15 Western 43199.5 8254.81 … Continue reading

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Iceland now produces 100% electricity from renewables

Iceland: A 100% renewables example in the modern era Iceland’s famous for its breathtaking scenery, its geysers, its Blue Lagoon–and for sitting astride the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Among energy wonks, Iceland is also well known for using its abundant renewable energy, … Continue reading

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CERC revises Benchmark Capital Cost, PV to Rs. 8 Crs and Thermal to Rs. 12 Crs; has asked for comments / suggestions be made before the 23rd of November 2012

CENTRAL ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION – NEW DELHI Petition No. 242/SM//2012 (Suo‐motu) Date of Order: 25th October, 2012 In the matter of Determination of Benchmark Capital Cost Norm for Solar PV power projects and Solar Thermal power projects applicable during FY 2013‐14 ORDER … Continue reading

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