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How India Utilizes Renewable Energy Today

Guest article from one of our reader Kathleen Hubert. Since India’s industry has been greatly hampered due to the lack in energy that has been available in this rising country, it has become more reliant...

Pitfalls of franchisee in power distribution

Power sector reforms Pitfalls of franchisee in power distribution Power Ministry has launched an action plan.to provide a reform-linked interest subsidy to utilities and promote distribution franchises on receipt of Shunglu panel report. The...

Solar Project Execution Challenges in India

Around 1100 MW worth of solar projects are in construction phase under Gujarat solar policy and National Solar Mission (NSM). With investments of INR 118000 (USD 2950) million at stake the Indian solar industry...

Gujarat govt finds getting rid of excess power difficult

Already a power surplus state, Gujarat government’s much tom-tommed campaign to further augment the state’s power generation capacity through solar energy, too, is facing a roadblock. Well-placed Sachivalaya sources said, with another 578.40 MW...

Management of energy demand

Management of demand can lower consumption by 15 per cent, which is more than the demand-supply gap. Demand Side Management (DSM) and energy efficiency projects are contingent upon monitored and verified energy savings. The...

The one megawatt conundrum

Open access in the power sector, which the government operationalised recently, can be a game-changer for large consumers only if critical changes are made to power trading platforms and regulators put some key checks...