Category Archives: Grid Storage

Granular Time of Day Analysis of Balancing the Indian Electricity Grid in 2030 – CSEP

Model and Analysis India has very aggressive plans for scaling RE (450 GW by 2030; today is 100 GW) Using 2019 time of day (ToD) data for both demand and supply by fuel type, what happens over time (2021-2030) for … 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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New electricity consumer Rules: Reading the impact on ‘rooftop solar’ right

Solar power isn’t just good for the environment, many consumers find it good for their pocket as well. It is the cheapest new-build for electricity in India. Forty percent of India’s ambitious 100 GW solar power target for 2022 is … Continue reading

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Quality infrastructure for smart mini-grids

Advancing electricity access and enhancing livelihoods for islandsand remote communities Renewable mini-grids, which combine loads and renewable energy resources, are seeing growing motivation for their deployment, driven by the many benefits these integrated energy infrastructures can bring to key market … Continue reading

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Electricity Storage Valuation Framework March 2020 ISBN : 978-92-9260-161-4 Download Assessing system value and ensuring project viability – IRENA Feb 2020

Electricity storage could be a crucial factor in the world’s transition to sustainable energy systems based on renewable sources. Yet electricity markets frequently fail to account properly for the system value of storage. This report from the International Renewable Energy … Continue reading

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DRAFT 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 can be replacement of thermal based generation with RE generation being complimented with energy storage technology. This has been possible … Continue reading

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GST (Goods and Service Tax) rates from July 1

Description of goods Rate 1 Bullions. 1% 2 Gold and silver ornaments. 1% 3 Precious stones. 1% 4 Canteen Sales Department (CSD) 1% SCHEDULE – IV [See section 12(4)(c)] Goods Taxable at 4 per centum Description of goods Rate 1 … Continue reading

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Presentation at SuryaCon Oct 4th 2016, The Westin, Koregaon Park.

Click Here for the Natural Group_Presentation at SuryaCon-pune-2016 To Summarize The Future of Solar in India depends on Energy Storage Distributed Local Generation Base Load Replacement Solutions Solar Irrigation Improved Grid Efficiency Household Generation Grid Independence

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Delhi discoms draw elaborate plans to promote solar power

NEW DELHI: Realising the potential of solar energy, the three private power distribution companies in the city have drawn up elaborate plans to encourage domestic consumers to set up rooftop solar panels and earn money by selling the electricity to … Continue reading

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Why Tesla’s Powerwall is a gamechanger for India

(The Tesla Powerwall is a…) Last week’s announcement by serial entrepreneur Elon Musk‘s car company Tesla to launch a home battery that charges on solar power, is in many ways a step that could result in a large scale uptake … Continue reading

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