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The future of cybersecurity: How renewable power plant controls protect inverters from hacks and attacks

The world is changing rapidly as renewable energy penetration increases. Declining renewable energy costs mean it could be feasible to power the U.S. on 90% clean electricity by 2035, according to a study by UC Berkeley and GridLab. Rapid adoption … Continue reading

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Second tender inclusion sets Brazil’s PV for three-year bonanza

Brazilian PV reps have hailed the sector’s admittance into the new-generation auction scheme, a first for an industry until now only allowed to compete in renewable tenders.The Brazilian Energy Ministry’s decision this week to accept solar – alongside wind, hydro, … Continue reading

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New MNRE Guidelines for Solar Manufacturers to Keep Project Quality in Check

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a set of guidelines to be followed by solar manufacturers for models of modules that will be utilized in government-owned projects and those set up for the sale of electricity to … Continue reading

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India slaps anti-dumping duties on solar EVA sheets

India’s Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGTR) has concluded that duties ranging from $537 to $1,559/metric ton will be needed to offset the impact of imports of solar ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) sheets from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand. … Continue reading

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RAJASTHAN ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION, JAIPUR In the matter of determination of generic tariff for sale of electricity to Distribution Licensee from Biomass, Biogas and Biomass Gasifier based power plants getting commissioned in the State during FY 2016-17 and revised variable charges of the Biomass power plants commissioned during the period 2009-2015 and during FY 2015-16.

RAJASTHAN ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION, JAIPUR In the matter of determination of generic tariff for sale of electricity to Distribution Licensee from Biomass, Biogas and Biomass Gasifier based power plants getting commissioned in the State during FY 2016-17 and revised variable … Continue reading

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Determination of Tariff for Procurement of Power by Distribution Licensees and Others from Solar Energy Projects for the State of Gujarat

Determination of Tariff for Procurement of Power by Distribution Licensees and Others from Solar Energy Projects for the State of Gujarat. GERC_order_no._3_of_2015

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Central Electricity Regulatory Commission hereby makes the following regulations to amend the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for recognition and issuance of Renewable Energy Certificate for Renewable Energy Generation) Regulations, 2010

Terms and Conditions for recognition and issuance of Renewable Energy Certificate for Renewable Energy Generation) Regulations, 2010 CENTRAL ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION NEW DELHI  Dated: 28th March, 2016   NOTIFICATION No. L-1/12/2010-CERC: In exercise of powers conferred under Section 178 of the Electricity … Continue reading

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Government aims to add 10,000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector

Ritesh: Another ill conceived move to pacify wind industry lobbyists which will impact the growth of Solar in the country for a poor source of energy. The government plans to rapidly accelerate wind energy generation, adding an ambitious 10,000 MW every year, or … Continue reading

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India-US solar issue: WTO sets up dispute panel

The WTO has set up a dispute settlement panel to examine a complaint by the US against India’s domestic content requirements under the country’s solar power programme, Parliament was informed today. “Since the consultations could not result into satisfactory outcome, … Continue reading

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Biomass Emissions Question Arises Again

It’s called “urban biomass,” and it’s ours (spsmw.org). Hard to imagine a subject that would find The Wall Street Journal and Grist in line with each other’s thinking, but burning wood for energy has achieved it. Neither outlet seems to … Continue reading

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