Tag Archives: Grid

System Operation: Innovation Landscape Briefs

DESCRIPTION Traditionally, electric power systems have been centralised structures organised into generation, transmission and distribution, placing customers at the end of the supply chain. This is a unidirectional structure where electricity generated by large power plants is transported via transmission … Continue reading

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Solar, the new Gateway to the decentralised Energy System

CHAPTER 1. DECENTRALISATION: A new mega-trend in the European power sector For an increasing number of consumers in Europe, distributed generation combined with othersmart solutions represents the perfect way to control their energy bill. Other behavioral factors may of course … Continue reading

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The grid needs $14T to support full decarbonization

At least $14 trillion needs to be invested in the grid worldwide by 2050 to support an evolved power system, according to BloombergNEF’s new Power Grid Long-Term Outlook 2021 published this week.The transition to electric heating and transport will drive up electricity demand, … Continue reading

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Amid California’s heatwaves and fires, ‘world’s largest’ battery project is being switched on

Update 21 August 2020: An LS Power representative contacted Energy-Storage.news to provide further information on the Gateway project’s storage capacity: “Gateway is 230MW / 230MWh. In other words, it can discharge for one hour at 230 megawatts power. And that is … 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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Is the answer to India’s energy future blowing in the Wind? – by Ritesh Pothan

Ritesh Pothan offer us an in-depth analysis of the wind industry present and future in India. “Wind is still considered an area of growth by the MNRE however the situation on the ground is a different story,” says Ritesh. “There … Continue reading

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Renewable energy, grid parity – myth today or tomorrow’s reality!

  Grid Parity per Wikipedia is defined as “the point at which alternative means of generating *(continuous) electricity produces power*(throughout the day) at a levelized cost that is equal to or less than the price of purchasing power from the grid. … Continue reading

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India’s transmission and distribution utilities – It’s time to transform

The need for power has seen tremendous growth in the last decade riding on the prosperity that various export oriented sectors, have heralded, in India. This economic growth has increased living standards for the common man who now demands more than just roti (food), … Continue reading

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JNNSM – Phase 1 Batch 2 PPA bidding for 350MW of PV Power Projects

The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy MNRE has now officially received the bids for the Second Batch of Solar Photovoltaic Power Projects under the JNNSM. As predicted in our previous posts on the allocations, the competition for projects … Continue reading

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JNNSM – Phase 1 Batch 2 PPA bidding for 350MW of PV Power Projects

Please refer to the updated post here The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy MNRE has now officially received the bids for the Second Batch of Solar Photovoltaic Power Projects under the JNNSM. As predicted in our previous posts … Continue reading

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