Category Archives: Transmission and Distribution

OFF-GRID SOLAR MARKET TRENDS REPORT 2020 March 2020

Context and Key Definitions Over the past decade, the biennial Lighting Global/GOGLA Market Trends Report has been the anchor of the Lighting Global/GOGLA franchise of market data and trends reports, which are the go-to source of sector information for investors, … Continue reading

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Operation &Maintenance

Best Practice Guidelines South Africa edition Foreword Welcome to the South Africa edition of the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Best Practice Guidelines. Building on Version 4.0 of SolarPower Europe’s O&M Best Practice Guidelines, this edition is adapted to the South … Continue reading

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Tunisia Solar investment opportunities

Foreword Tunisia has enormous solar potential with its significant global horizontal irradiation, improved investment framework, and highly educated and skilled talent pool to support the ambitious Plan Solaire Tunisien. However, until now, the country has fallen short of the intermediate … Continue reading

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REPORT OF THE EXPERT GROUT

Today, India’s 275 GW of installed electricity generating capacity is significantly higher than 140 GW of peak demand. In fact, India’s coal generation capacity alone is higher than its peak demand. Despite installed capacity exceeding power demand, some parts of … Continue reading

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Ensuring 24X7 Power supply through timely investment Conference of Power and New & Renewable Energy Ministers of States and UTs

Similar transformation capacity and transmission line additions may be required at state sector level Action Plan for Power Distribution for next 10 years includes but is not limited to; Loss reduction works (including HVDS systems, feeder bifurcation etc.) System strengthening … Continue reading

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BUSINESS SUPPORT TO THE INDIA POLIY DIALOGUES PROJECT

Introductio This paper aims at informing EU businesses in the offshore wind sector about the supply chain for a potential osffhore wind sector in India. In particular, technical solutions from EU businesses could be instrumental in establishing the -rst projects, … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2021

RENEWABLE ENERGY JOBS: MAIN FINDINGS The renewable energy sector employed 12 million people, directly and indirectly, in 2020.1 The number has continued to grow worldwide over the past decade. The solar photovoltaic (PV), bioenergy, hydropower and wind power industries have … Continue reading

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FOSTERING LIVELIHOODS WITH DECENTRALISED RENEWABLE ENERGY AN ECOSYSTEMS APPROACH

Access to modern energy is a pre-requisite for socio-economic development. Yet, over 750 million people continued to live without electricity access in 2019 and many more had to contend with unreliable supply. The consequent economic and social cost is significant … Continue reading

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GRID CODES FOR RENEWABLE POWERED SYSTEMS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report contains the latest developments and good practices to develop grid connection codes for power systems with high shares of variable renewable energy (VRE) – solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind. The analysis is an update of the … Continue reading

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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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