Category Archives: Energy Storage

AGRI-PV: HOW SOLAR ENABLES THE CLEAN ENERGY TRANSITION IN RURAL AREAS

Executive summaryReaching the ambitious objectives of the European Green Deal will require a profound shift in the EU’s agricultural and energy sectors. Agricultural photovoltaics (“Agri-PV”) offers an innovative, efficient, and cost-effective solution to simultaneously promote sustainable agriculture and the clean … Continue reading

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REPORT ON OPTIMAL GENERATION CAPACITY MIX FOR 2029-30

Executive Summary The world today is witnessing several kinds of technological disruptions in different sectors. One of the likely disruption in power sector can be replacement of thermal based generation with Renewable energy generation complimented with energy storage technology. This … Continue reading

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MERC Allows Consumers To Source Electricity Through 100% RE Power

Tata Power Company Limited (Distribution) (TPC-D) had filed the case seeking approval for levying “Green Power Tariff” to supply Renewable Energy to consumers opting for 100% green energy for meeting their entire demand. Tata Power’s main prayers were: a) Approve … Continue reading

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Capturing the Renewable Energy Shift

As the impacts of climate change and the importance of decarbonization have started to become clear, it’s hard to ignore the ongoing shift towards embracing renewables.Today, the renewables energy market has already become the energy industry’s biggest driver of growth, … Continue reading

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Records tumble as ‘historic’ 2020 US solar deployment tees up decade of growth

The US solar sector smashed multiple records in 2020 as the industry recorded an “historic” fourth quarter, teeing up a forthcoming decade where installations are expected to more than quadruple.Those figures, included within the new edition of the US Solar … Continue reading

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Should big utilities pay for their bad choices?

An advocacy group in Boulder, Colo. has made the case for why utilities, not customers, should be responsible for the cost of retiring fossil fuel assets.For this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Leslie … Continue reading

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Tenders New RFS Issued

About 1046 MW of renewable tenders were issued in February 2021 Auctions were completed for 6895 MW of solar projects. Maximum capacity of 3150 MW was won by Adani alone. Installed Capacity In January 2021, a total of 1489 MW … Continue reading

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Overview of Solar Rooftop Sector in India

India lies in the high solar insolation region, endowed with significant solar energy potential. The total solar power potential in the country, as estimated by National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), is approximately 749 GW2 including solar rooftop. TERI has estimated … Continue reading

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Portugal’s delayed solar auction launch weeks away as country sets new date

Portugal plans to kickstart next month the solar tender it had postponed as the country began its campaign to contain the COVID-19 emergency, the government has confirmed.Contacted by PV Tech today, a spokesperson from Portugal’s Environment Ministry said that the 700MW solar … Continue reading

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At 300MW / 1,200MWh, the world’s largest battery storage system so far is up and running

The world’s largest battery energy storage system (BESS) so far has gone into operation in Monterey County, California, US retail electricity and power generation company Vistra said yesterday. Phase 1 of Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility was connected to the … Continue reading

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