Category Archives: Renewables

Too much of a good thing: Inverter hyper-clipping

In earlier articles we’ve already pointed out that inverter clipping isn’t as significant as most people think, and that in a grid-power-constrained system it may be economically optimal to have a rather large DC-to-AC ratio. But what if there was a situation that … Continue reading

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LAZARD’S LEVELIZED COST OF STORAGE ANALYSIS – 2019

Table of Contents I  INTRODUCTION 1 II  LAZARD’S LEVELIZED COST OF STORAGE ANALYSIS V5.0 2 III  ENERGY STORAGE VALUE SNAPSHOT ANALYSIS 8 IV  SUMMARY OF KEY FINDINGS 10 APPENDIX A  Supplementary LCOS Analysis Materials 11 B  Supplementary Value Snapshot Materials 1 … Continue reading

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CEEW – Demystifying India’s rooftop solar policies – A state-level analysis Issue Brief | November 2019

Glossary Sanctioned load/contracted load – Sanctioned load is the maximum demand which is to be supplied by the discom to the consumer as indicated in the agreement between them. It is denoted in kW, kVA, or HP. Distribution transformer (DT) capacity – … Continue reading

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Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Draft Regulations – Oct 2019

Salient features of Draft MERC Rooftop RE Regulations 2019   Banked energy – excess than consumed in same TOD slot wherever applicable   1 MW capacity limit – but not for net billing   Can be owned by consumer, third … Continue reading

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FLOATING SOLAR HANDBOOK FOR PRACTITIONERS – 2019, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1  Site identification 1 Energy yield analysis 3Engineering design 3Financial and legal considerations 3 Environmental and social considerations Procurement and construction 4 Testing and commissioning Operations and maintenance Conclusions and next steps 1  INTRODUCTION 11 1.1  Why is … Continue reading

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MNRE clarifies in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells

Press Information Bureau Government of India ****  MNRE clarifies in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells Decision expected to give boost to domestic manufacturing of solar cells in India New Delhi, 21st October, 2019 In a major decision that … Continue reading

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Renewables in Ukraine – July 2019

Renewables-in-Ukraine-Report-2019-en Ukraine’s Renewables Investment Boom The Ukrainian government has committed to increase renewables from around 4 per cent of the energy mix today, to 25 per cent by 2035. While hydropower dominates the country’s renewable capacity, averaging 4.6GWp over the … Continue reading

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