'Utility must die’ spoke one of the industrial customers during a power quality session in Ranchi today and the others sitting in the audience encored and laughed. There was a glow in eyes of solar PV and storage solutions providers when they heard that most of the industria...

Introduction

India is chasing the dream of 100 % rural household electrification to be achieved before April 2019. The efforts taken are humongous, especially after the roll-out of Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – popularized as the Saubhagya Scheme. The ...

Charge it or charge it and swap it; do we have an option again?

In recent times, we saw an avid problem solver repeating the historical pattern of technology innovation, as he tried to disrupt the electric vehicle market with a superior technology and business model. A...

Data monitoring and analytics of the solar PV assets is the key to success of energy access programs across the World.

Microgrids -- distributed systems of localized generation, distribution network, and load -- are being increasingly deployed particularly in rural are...

Microgrids -- distributed systems of localized generation, distribution network, and load -- are being increasingly deployed particularly in rural areas of emerging and under-developed countries to achieve energy access. Approximately 87 % of the people without electricity liv...

Last time this year, over thirty renewable energy and energy storage companies in the Indian market were busy applying for the MNRE (Ministry of New and Renewable Energy) Expression of Interest for RE integration with energy storage. However, the excitement soon died down with...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set up an ambitious target of providing 24/7 access to electricity to every Indian citizen by 2019. Ministry of Power is aiming to provide grid connectivity to all villages by 2017 and has extended grid access to over 10,000 villages in the pas...

Over the past week, entire India, as well as concerned people from around the world, have witnessed how the unseasonal rains have brought Chennai to a standstill.  Although there is a number of reasons that may have contributed to the situation, it is clear that such situatio...

CERC (Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, India) has finally come out with a framework for deviation charges on scheduling, imbalance, and forecasting for regional wind and solar resources in India. The framework will be in effect from 1st of November, 2015 if there are...

We are discussing growth again in India and it is also the buzz word in the telecom industry in the country. Per person, data services usage in India grew by over 30 % in 2014, which has led to a renewed interest in investments in the sector.

 The next level of invest...

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