Category Archives: Storage

Brazil’s looming renewable auction sparks another PV bidding avalanche

The solar industry’s appetite for Brazilian auctions appears to remain undimmed in the new decade, with nearly 30GW in PV bids coming forward for the next renewable tender.Figures released on Tuesday by energy regulator EPE show PV firms have put … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Outlook: Thailand

ENERGY CONTEXT Thailand has explicitly set energy security as the top policy objective, followed by economic affordability and environmental sustainability, in the Thailand Integrated Energy Blueprint (TIEB) underpinned by five individual but interrelated energy plans covering natural gas, oil, energy … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Toolkit

FOREWORD After the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, we have observed great global political will and momentum in dealing with challenges of climate change. India is taking global leadership by working to reduce the risk and impact of climate … Continue reading

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Renewable energy auctions in Japan: Context, design and results

The deployment of renewable energy in Japan has been driven by plans to diversify the electricity mix, achieve environmental and socio-economic goals, and increase energy security. In addition, events at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima following the 2011 earthquake … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

Reducing the use of fossil energy for heating and cooling remains one of the biggest challenges of the energy transition. Heating and cooling needs – including those for space heating and cooling in buildings, domestic hot water, cooking, industrialprocess heat, … Continue reading

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AN OVERVIEW OF BEHIND-THE- METER SOLAR-PLUS-STORAGE PROGRAM DESIGN: WITH CONSIDERATIONS FOR INDIA

Executive Summary Indian consumers have been deploying behind-the-meter generation (predominantly diesel backup, and, more recently, photovoltaic) and storage systems (predominantly lead-acid and other kinds of batteries as uninterrupted power supplies) by the millions for decades (Jaiswal et al. 2017; Seetharam … Continue reading

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