Category Archives: Tidal

Draft of Indian Renewable Energy Act 2015

Request for comments/observations/feed-back on the Draft Renewable Energy Act 2015 In October 2014, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had constituted an Expert Committee to provide a draft Renewable Energy Act. The Committee met on 7 November 2014, … Continue reading

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7 Interesting Nuclear Energy Graphs

One of our readers recently passed along a couple of very interesting charts about nuclear energy as well as the nuclear energy report from which they came. The report, World Nuclear Report 2013, is well worth a more careful look, … Continue reading

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Citigroup says the ‘Age of Renewables’ has begun

Investment banking giant Citigroup has hailed the start of the “age of renewables” in the United States, the world’s biggest electricity market, saying that solar and wind energy are getting competitive with natural gas peaking and baseload plants – even … Continue reading

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Six Myths About Renewable Energy – The impact on jobs and other assumptions that don’t hold up anymore

Ritesh: This is a US Article, however India has a far higher RE mix with Hydro being a major component and is driving 30%+ of the total energy generated in India. Solar+Hydro are capable of providing almost 100GW today based … Continue reading

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EY Cleantech Turnaround Report Shows Renewable Energy Recovery

Despite challenging market conditions, bankruptcies and consolidation, key indicators show signs of improvement in the clean tech sector, according to EY’s newly released annual cleantech industry performance report. “The cleantech sector globally has shifted to growth. Resource scarcity, energy security … Continue reading

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RENEWABLES 2013 – GLOBAL STATUS REPORT, an indicator of RE growth in the coming decades

Ren21 — a global renewable energy policy multi-stakeholder network that connects governmental bodies, nonprofit organizations, industry associations, research institutes and universities, and members of civil society — recently conducted a massive, 75-page report on a large variety of potential renewable energy scenarios … Continue reading

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Australia moves from coal to renewables: 51 percent by 2050

A farmer plows a field in front of wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm located on the hills surrounding Lake George, 50 km north of the Australian capital city of Canberra May 13, 2013. Credit:Reuters Australia, one of the … Continue reading

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Draft CERC T&C for Renewable Energy Certificates (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2013 – suggestions latest by 25th April 2013

No.L‐1/12/2010‐CERC. PUBLIC NOTICE 1. In exercise of powers conferred under section 178 of the Electricity Act, 2003 (the Act), the Commission has made draft Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for recognition and issuance of Renewable Energy Certificate for … Continue reading

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The Myth: Renewable Energy Contributes 12.5% in total power generation in India

Natgrp: Given 15-30% PLFs of renewable energy sources like Wind and Solar, RE in reality contributes below 5%, to the actual KWh energy generation in the country The present installed capacity of power generation in the country is about 2,12,829 … Continue reading

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Doubling the Global Share of Renewable Energy: A Roadmap to 2030

IRENA’s working paper, Doubling the Global Share of Renewable Energy: A Roadmap to 2030, outlines the proposed process, and progress to date, of REMAP 2030 – IRENA’s global roadmap for policies and actions to double the share of renewable energy … Continue reading

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