Tag Archives: Solar Grid

Digitalisation & solar in emerging markets

DIGITAL SOLAR ENABLING ACCESS TO ENERGY IN OFF-GRID AND UNRELIABLE GRID CONTEXTS Around one billion people – mostly concentrated in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa – still live without access to electricity, and for hundreds of millions more, the electricity … Continue reading

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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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PV WASTE MANAGEMENT IN INDIN

ExECUTIVE SUMMARY:This study aims to analyse the current state of play of the PV waste management landscape in India and to provide recommendations on how to enhance the policy framework around it. A comparison of the EU and Indian regulatory … Continue reading

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New electricity consumer Rules: Reading the impact on ‘rooftop solar’ right

Solar power isn’t just good for the environment, many consumers find it good for their pocket as well. It is the cheapest new-build for electricity in India. Forty percent of India’s ambitious 100 GW solar power target for 2022 is … Continue reading

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THE ECONOMICS OF GRID DEFECTION – WHEN AND WHERE DISTRIBUTED SOLAR GENERATION PLUS STORAGE COMPETES WITH TRADITIONAL UTILITY SERVICE – A report

Distributed electricity generation, especially solar PV, is rapidly spreading and getting much cheaper. Distributed electricity storage is doing the same, thanks largely to mass production of batteries for electric vehicles. Solar power is already starting to erode some utilities’ sales … Continue reading

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Chhattisgarh Grid Based Solar Policy 2012 – 2017

Chahattisgarh_Solar_Policy_2012_2017 Chhattisgarh is the latest entrant into the solar club with the launch of its solar policy with provisions extending upto 2017. The target upto the year 2017 is between 500-1000MW of Solar Grid Power via Captive, Grid, Solar Parks, … Continue reading

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National Solar Mission completes 89% of allotted capacity

The National Solar Mission, which aims to install 20,000 MW capacity of solar energy by 2020, has commissioned 89% of its allotted capacity in its first stage, government officials said. The government had signed power purchase agreements (PPA) with 28 solar power developers for 140-MW … Continue reading

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