Daily Archive: August 22, 2016

India readies plan to improve renewable power storage

As lithium-ion batteries take centre-stage in the global pursuit for efficient energy storage systems, India has quietly readied a plan aimed at creating systems that can store up to 10,000 mw of intermittentlygenerated renewable...

Green Banks: Easing India’s Clean Energy Finance Barriers

Momentum is building as India moves towards meeting its nationally determined climate targets and becoming a leader in clean energy. India’s Power Minister Piyush Goyal recently announced that India’s solar installed capacity crossed 8...

MERC flouts own norm to protect discom officials

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has overruled its norm issued in 2008 for protecting some senior MSEDCL officials. Ajoy Mehta, the present commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), was the managing director of MSEDCL...