Daily Archives: July 30, 2013

Gram Power: ‘smart microgrid’ produces, stores renewable energy on location

Twenty-two-year-old Yashraj Khaitan finds it difficult to explain to his parents what exactly he is doing in a remote village in Rajasthan. One year ago, as a fresh graduate from the University of California, Berkeley, Khaitan turned down a job offer from Ericsson, … Continue reading

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India faces short-term setback in renewable energy investment: Report

Investments in renewable energy sector will be sluggish in the short term globally, including in India, says a report. Leading consultancy firm Deloitte, in its report, today said that global investments in renewable energy sector is set to continue to decline in the … Continue reading

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Gujarat government announces new Wind Energy Purchase Rate at Rs. 4.15 per KWhr

Gujarat government on Last Thursday approved the Wind Energy Policy to expedite and encourage development of wind power generation activities in the state, said a top minister. The 25-year policy will exempt the power producers from electricity duty and allow captive use, … Continue reading

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