Tag Archives: Electrical grid

Why are we surprised that only 25% Solar RECs sold and that too at floor price!

Natgrp: If you are indeed surprised, then a must read would be my article of May 2011 which predicted the very same scenario we have seen unfolding over the past years. Click Here for the full article India Solar Credits … Continue reading

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Solar panels could destroy U.S. utilities, according to U.S. utilities

Natgrp: Where have I heard this before, Discoms want to be inefficient and squander our Nations  wealth chasing after generating and transmission technologies that are now out of date. Its time to wake up! This article enforces the point that Discoms … Continue reading

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A report on Rooftop Solar PV in India – Potential and Possible Solutions

While the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) opened up the solar electricity sector in India, the focus has primarily been on large-scale grid-connected power plants. With the drastic fall in prices of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and balance of … Continue reading

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Decentralised Storage: Impact on future distribution grids – An EUELECTRIC report, June 2012

Flush with RE sources of power, EU recognizes the risk it brings to the grid without the appropriate balance of storage.  Europe’s electricity system is undergoing profound changes. The EU is planning a decarbonisation path that will see the EU … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Revolution Hiccups: Grid Instability Has Industry Scrambling for Solutions

Natgrp: We need to be cognizant of the dangers of too much variable renewable energy (wind especially) and once peak demand has been met, consistent storage solutions are a necessity to ensure businesses in India do not fail. Sudden fluctuations … Continue reading

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Germany’s Green Energy Destabilizing Europe’s Electric Grids – Storage a dire necessity for RE to succeed!

High use of renewable energy in eastern Germany driven by government green energy policies is causing instability to its own and its neighbours electric grid Germany is phasing out its nuclear plants in favor of wind and solar energy backed-up … Continue reading

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