Category Archives: Micro Grid

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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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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ROOFTOP SOLAR GRID INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS BASED ON NET METERING REGULATIONS,2015

Bihar is now on its way to promoting solar as a rooftop power solution finally, The eligible consumer may install the rooftop solar system under net metering arrangement which, a) shall be within the permissible rated capacity as defined under these … Continue reading

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The top 5 trends in India on Energy

1. There isn’t enough coal to supply India’s need for the next decade 2. Clean Energy is the next evolution which has come of age with Solar energy generation now equivalent to Thermal 3. Nuclear isn’t going to solve even … Continue reading

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Solar is the future for India

My article on Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.in/Solar-Is-The-Future-Of-Renewable-Energy-In-India/articleshow/29543253.cms

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Empaneled list of companies for implementation of Mini/Micro Grid Solar PV power plant for rural electrification

SOLAR ENERGY CORPORATION OF INDIA ·New Delhi -110 017  No. SECI/Cont./lnd./49/SMG/2013                                                            Date: 27.12.2013 Sub:      Request for Empanelment (RFE) of companies for implementation of Mini/Micro Grid Solar PV power plant for rural electrification in India – Notification for Empanelment. I. ·Request  … Continue reading

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Initiative lights up off-grid villages in Pakistan

Working with local and international partners like Coca-Cola, China Mobile’s Zong, the Imran Khan Foundation and Engro Corporation, Pakistan’s Buksh Foundation has set a goal of illuminating 4,000 off-grid villages by 2017. The village of Chak 113, in Punjab’s Sahiwal … Continue reading

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Gram Power: ‘smart microgrid’ produces, stores renewable energy on location

Twenty-two-year-old Yashraj Khaitan finds it difficult to explain to his parents what exactly he is doing in a remote village in Rajasthan. One year ago, as a fresh graduate from the University of California, Berkeley, Khaitan turned down a job offer from Ericsson, … Continue reading

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Omnigrid’s Unique Solar Power Model – Reaching officially electrified and rural villages with no power

OMC’s model of supplying solar lamps to homes and solar power to telecom towers in rural UP looks like a bright idea. But can it keep it shining? Image: Amit Verma Anil Raj (left) and Rohit Chandra’s model goes beyond … Continue reading

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