Monthly Archives: March 2014

NSEFI Letter to SECI and MNRE regarding Issues with DCR category projects under JNNSM Phase II, Batch I

Ref. No.: NSEFI/08/MNRE/2014 Date: March 24, 2014 Shri Tarun Kapoor, I. A. S., Jt. Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Block-14, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110 003, India Dear Sir, Subject: Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) … Continue reading

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Gujarat imposes ban on power sourcing from other states

Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government has banned state-based companies from sourcing electricity from other states, a move that will compel them to buy costlier power from government-run utilities. The decision, ahead of the general elections beginning next month, will affect companies … Continue reading

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THE ECONOMICS OF GRID DEFECTION – WHEN AND WHERE DISTRIBUTED SOLAR GENERATION PLUS STORAGE COMPETES WITH TRADITIONAL UTILITY SERVICE – A report

Distributed electricity generation, especially solar PV, is rapidly spreading and getting much cheaper. Distributed electricity storage is doing the same, thanks largely to mass production of batteries for electric vehicles. Solar power is already starting to erode some utilities’ sales … Continue reading

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Solar Farm that is Blinding Pilots and Burning Birds

Pilots flying both private and commercial aircraft near Las Vegas have filed complaints abut possible unsafe conditions caused by a large solar power plant in the Mojave Desert, according to documents filed with a state agency, and Las Vegas officials … Continue reading

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