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Japan’s Road to Renewables Post-Fukushima

Japan has led by the example of resilience and determination to build back better – be it rebuilding from the ruins of war or the fury of nature. It has been 10 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake struck … Continue reading

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DRAFT REPORT ON OPTIMAL GENERATION CAPACITY MIX FOR 2029-30

Executive Summary The world today is witnessing several kinds of technological disruptions in different sectors. One of the likely disruption can be replacement of thermal based generation with RE generation being complimented with energy storage technology. This has been possible … Continue reading

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LOAD GENERATION BALANCE REPORT 2016-17 – Central Electricity Authority

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India won’t need extra power plants for next three years, says government report

India won’t need any new power plants for the next three years as it is flush with generation capacity, according to a government assessment. But, ironically, more than a third of the country’s population still lives without power. The country … Continue reading

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Understanding Energy Challenges in India – World Bank Report

Below are the graphs from the report which explains the energy scenario, challenges and needs for Indian Energy Generation Click here for the full report

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Renewable Energy Vs Conventional Power – The Debate Resolved by Ritesh Pothan

This decade has re-defined the energy paradigm with renewables surging to all time high installations. Globally renewables contribute a significant amount to the energy mix in developed countries. Continents like the America’s, Europe and Asia have installed more renewables in … 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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All India Generation vs Delivered – 99 GW* / 99,000 MW* (40%) of power is wasted every second

All India power generation as on April 2013 is 224 GW Whereas the actual consumption is just 125 GW 224 GW – 125 GW = ~99 GW* is lost in Generation, Transmission and Distribution Click here for the April 2013 Generation … Continue reading

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South Korea shuts more nuclear power plants due to fake certificates

South Korea said this week it was suspending the operations of two nuclear power plants and extended the shutdown of a third to replace cables that were supplied using fake certificates, reports Reuters. The nuclear shut downs may result in … Continue reading

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Why nuclear is a risk, even in the USA! Legislators say Edison ignored risks at San Onofre nuclear plant

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Representative Ed Markey (D-MA) have sent a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requesting an immediate investigation into new information they claim reveals the operators of the San Onofre nuclear power station were aware … Continue reading

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