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Planning and prospects for renewable power: Eastern and Southern Africa

INTRODUCTION Southern and Eastern Africa are endowed with extensive untapped renewable resources. With rapidly declining costs and increasing policy support, solar PV and onshore wind generation technologies have, in recent years, established strong business cases and begun taking off at … Continue reading

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Uttarakhand Power Corporation Ltd penalized by UTTARAKHAND ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION for non-compliance of RPOs

In a breather for all those developers who have put up Solar plants under the REC scheme, the UERC comes as a shot in the arm, under these orders, the Commission decided to impose a penalty of Rs. 20,000/- on … Continue reading

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TNERC deals a hard blow to Solar PV suggesting just Rs. 5.78 per KWhr with NO escalation

Comprehensive Tariff Order on Solar Power” (Comments/Suggestions are invited on or before 31.08.2013)  With more solar power developers line up to set up their projects in the state, Tamil Nadu Elec­tricity Regulatory Com­mission (TNERC) issued a consultative paper on comprehensive … Continue reading

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Germany’s power market is broken: Macquarie – the dark side of Renewable Energy

LONDON: Germany’s strong support for renewable energy has broken its electricity market, where incentives are lacking to build back-up power plants and cheap coal prices discourage the use of cleaner gas plants, investment bank Macquarie said. Retail prices in Germany will continue to rise to cover … Continue reading

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4MW of applications for Kerala solar rooftop(1KW) and counting

The Kerala state government’s attempt to popularize solar-based small-scale power plants is getting a solid response from the public. The Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology (Anert), which is implementing the scheme, has received around 4,000 applications for setting … Continue reading

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