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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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Overview of Solar Rooftop Sector in India

India lies in the high solar insolation region, endowed with significant solar energy potential. The total solar power potential in the country, as estimated by National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), is approximately 749 GW2 including solar rooftop. TERI has estimated … Continue reading

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Solar PV Report – IEA – Renewables 2020Analysis and forecast to 2025

Solar PV Global solar PV capacity additions are expected to reach nearly 107 GW in 2020 in the main case, representing stable growth from 2019 (this forecast has been revised up by 18% from the market report update published in May). … Continue reading

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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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Amendment in the Benchmark cost of “Off-grid and Decentralized Solar Applications Programme” being implemented under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) till 31st March, 2014

No. 5/23/2009-P&C भारत सरकार/ Government of India नवीन और नवीकरणीय ऊर्ाामंत्रालय / Ministry of New & Renewable Energy *** To The Pay & Accounts Officer Block No.14, C.G.O. Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, dated the 28th May, 2013 Ministry of … Continue reading

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The hard reality of off-grid solar in Bihar, a quiet revolution in off-grid taking place, if only we can fix the cost vs quality issues

Daily wager Bijendra Sao is fussing about at Exhibition Road in Patna to shop for his daughter’s dowry. The doting father wants the best that he can afford—a solar panel that can power two compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and a … Continue reading

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