Daily Archives: July 14, 2013

Call for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Empanelment of Organizations for Rural Area Energy Access Programme and Solar Based Rural Energy Access Work of MNRE, New Delhi.

F. No. 4/1/2013-Energy Access Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (Energy Access Division) 14, CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi-110003. Dated the 09th July, 2013. Call for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Empanelment of Private Companies/ Organisations/ Agencies, Government Companies, … Continue reading

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Magsaysay awardee Harish Hande talks about myths broken and lessons learnt by doing business with India’s poor

In this video, Magsaysay awardee Harish Hande talks about myths broken and lessons learnt by doing business with India’s poor. The enterprise he co-founded, Selco India, has taken solar energy – clubbed with efficient services and custom financing models – … Continue reading

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The Economic and Reliability Benefits of CSP with Thermal Energy Storage: Recent Studies and Research Needs

Foreword As the penetration of wind and solar generation becomes a significant portion of grid power, utilities and government policy makers have begun to sponsor analyses to compare alternative renewable resource portfolios. This has resulted in calculations of net system costs … Continue reading

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Concentrated solar thermal and photovoltaic solar technologies – TECHNOLOGICAL NICHES

“At Principal Solar Institute, we believe solar electricity will be cost-competitive without subsidies within three years. Since we are technology agnostic, this paper is not intended to stack one technology against another.  Rather, we provide an education on the strengths … Continue reading

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