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Author: Mr. Niranjan Nayak Vice President, Delta India – PVI & Components Business INTERVIEW. Energetica India talks to Mr. Niranjan Nayak; Vice President, Delta India – PVI & Components Business about Delta Electronics Group, his view on the Indian solar market and the company’s achievements in the solar sector & Indian Energy Storage Market. Download article
Author: MR. RAVINDRA GOYAL PRESIDENT-SALES, VIKRAM SOLAR India is obviously trying to build a stable infrastructure to uphold its rooftop solar vision. And MNRE’s announcement of generating 40 GW from grid connected solar rooftop installations by 2022, speaks in favor of India’s commitment to the idea. However, the latest installed capacity of a meagre 525 MW (in 2015) present some very logical doubts, putting India’s boast of reaching the mammoth goal on unstable grounds. Download article
Author: TANER ÇARKIT, ASPÄ°LSAN ENERJI A.Åž ELECTRICALELECTRONICSENGINEER/ ERCIYES UNIVERSITY, EEE DEPARTMENT, POSTGRADUATE KAYSERI/TURKEY DC voltage occurs when light falls on the terminals of the solar panels. The resulting performance values of electricity, the amount of light falling on varies depending on the angle of incidence and climatic parameters. The yield of the electrical energy obtained from conversion according to the structure of the battery is between 10% and 20%. Download article
Author: SAHIBA CHOPRA, DATA SCIENTIST& R VIJAY, DOMAIN EXPERT WIND; MACHINEPULSE TECH PVT. LIMITED Governments around the world are slowly scaling down renewable energy incentives such as tax benefits and generation based incentives while renewable energy electricity prices are falling. Companies are thus focusing on minimizing operations and maintenance (O&M) costs and maximizing power production. Data analytics enables O&M teams to achieve both goals by taking a closer look at the data from every plant device. Download article
Author: UNFCCC The road set of national plans to take climate action which underpin the Paris Agreement are expected to accelerate government and business investment in large-scale climate-friendly projects with known returns, providing a fertile field for the issue of more green bonds. Download article
Author: PAYAL SAXENA CONSULTANT, GENSOL CONSULTANTS PVT. LTD Since, India is rich in bio-waste in rural area as well as urban areas; a huge amount of energy can be harnessed from organic wastes that are biodegradable like cattle dung, food waste, agricultural waste, bagasse, sugar mill waste, waste from trees, dry leaves and green leaves etc. Download article
Author: JEAN-DANIEL PITTELOUD AND STEFAN GSANGER. WORLD WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION As predicted in 2015, the global small wind market stop decreasing during 2014 and it is expected that it will increase again from 2015, at least in terms of capacity installed, mainly because an increase in the size of the new turbines installed in China and Europe. A minimum growth rate of 11% is anticipated to continue until 2016. Download article
Author: SHREYA AGARWAL, TERI As the energy scenario in India progresses, energy storage can play a vital role in supporting the growing renewable and power industry. According to IHS, a USA based market research firm, the global market for energy storage is expected to grow at 6 GW of installations annually in 2017 versus 0.34 GW of annual installation in 2012-13. Meanwhile, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) projects the storage potential in India to be around 15 GW by 2020 Download article
Author: Energetica India Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in consultation with various stakeholders including Industry and States has prepared Draft Policy for Repowering of the Wind Power Projects Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India summarizes the 4th report on Solar Thermal Energy (STE) from European Solar Thermal Electricity Association (ESTELA) and looks at STE overview in some of the countries across the world Download article
Author: Energetica India MNRE released state-wise details of commissioned capacity of solar energy as per 7th March 2016. State-wise details of total current commissioned capacity of solar energy Download article
Author: Energetica India CERC has, after consultation with stakeholders, come out with applicable benchmark capital costs for Solar PV & Solar Thermal power projects applicable during FY 2016-17 Download article
Author: Energetica India MNRE released its funding pattern used to support research & development in new and renewable energy. Year wise and subject-wise budget allocated and expenditure incurred Download article
Author: DR. PETER FRIEDRICHS AND MARC BUSCHKÜHLE, INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG In the past, energy effi ciency was the key design and marketing road to success with solar converters. SiC diodes, for example used as part of the booster circuit, were the best solution to achieve efficiency levels of 98 percent or better Download article
Author: Energetica India The Government of Haryana has formulated Haryana Solar Power Policy 2016 to promote the generation of power from solar energy. The policy will supersede the Haryana Solar Power Policy, 2014 Download article
Author: Energetica India Wind power had yet another record-breaking year. After passing the 50 GW mark for the first time in a single year in 2014, we reached yet another milestone in 2015 as annual installations topped 63 GW, a 22% increase. By the end of last year, there were about 433 GW of wind power spinning around the globe, a cumulative 17% increase; and wind power supplied more new power generation than any other technology in 2015 Download article
Author: MR. ASHISH VERMA, SENIOR CONSULTANT, GENSOL ENGINEERING PRIVATE LIMITED In this article the writer looks at the cumulative performance analysis and benchmarking of 7 2MW each operational solar projects erected and commissioned by leading EPC contractor Premier Solar and located at village Mohanpur district Deoghar in the state of Jharkhand, India Download article
Author: Energetica India The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released the data on Cumulative Achievement in Renewable Energy in India till 31st March, 2016 Download article
Author: DR. S. S. VERMA, DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS, S.L.I.E.T This article is aimed just to highlight the other side of the coin (issues to deal with renewable sources of energy) in order to think and act judiciously before we leap forward without giving a proper thought for the well being of environment and its habitants Download article
Author: Energetica India The central government has set targets of 8% for solar RPO to be implemented by the States Download article
Author: ANDRÉ RICHTER, BUSINESS DEVELOPER TECHNOLOGY, MEYER BURGER TECHNOLOGY LTD PV continues to grow and this entails investment in new systems.But which is the right technology from the medium-term perspective? Which technology offers the greatest potential? Or would it be better to adopt a technology whose potential is already largely exhausted? This article endeavors to shed some light on the subject and clarify the situation from a somewhat higher viewpoint Download article
Author: Energetica India Goldman Sachs in their report “The Low Carbon Economy” has focused on how evolving low carbon technologies are beginning to reshape global industries. LEDs, solar PV, onshore wind, and hybrid & electric vehicles are identified as clear front runners in the emerging low carbon economy, now a $600 billion+ pa revenue opportunity. As they benefit from growing regulatory pressure and cost reductions, these technologies are taking market share in lighting, power generation, and autos Download article
Author: Energetica India To achieve India’s clean energy and climate goals, new innovative financial instruments – such as green bonds – that tap into international resources to leverage a wider investor base such as pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies, need to be scaled up Download article
Author: Energetica India Ernst & Young has recently come out with the latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index Download article
Author: Energetica India For over a century, energy storage in the power sector has been dominated by one technology – pumped hydropower storage. Along with the rest of the sector, that is beginning to change. Renewable energy deployment and policies to modernise electricity production and consumption are propelling numerous advances, including increased battery storage. This technology stores energy chemically and can be located at the point of demand or at the grid level. Its use can allow for greater amounts of Download article
Author: Energetica India India’s rules on Domestic Content Requirement [DCR] have not found favour with the United States. A recent ruling from World Trade Organization [WTO] went against India. Energetica India speaks to Indian stakeholders to better understand what they think are the next steps and what exactly is needed to boost the Indian solar industry Download article
Author: THE ENERGY AND RESOURCES INSTITUTE [TERI] TERI analyses the Indian budget 2016-17 with focus on power sector, renewable energy and sustainability areas Download article
Author: MR ADWIT KASHYAP & MR SAAHIL M PAREKH, TERI Allowing the pass-through of the AD incentive from the SPV to the parent company will allow the parent company to reduce its near-term tax obligations on profits from its other business operations. The absence of such a pass-through creates significant barriers to entry in the sector Download article
Author: Energetica India The GDR (Gust Detection and Reaction) control feature helps the normal rotor-speed-controller to detect gusts and to react in a way that load peaks and overload speed are reduced as well as shut downs are avoided or at least moderated. Temporarily increased wind speed gradients with or without a strong change of wind directions will be detected as gusts Download article
Author: Energetica India The numbers below shows the status of India’s Installation of Solar Pumps for Irrigation in FY 2015-16. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released the data on status of Installation of Solar Pumps for Irrigation in India till 31st January, 2016 Download article
Author: Energetica India The central government has set targets of 8% for solar RPO to be implemented by the States Download article
Author: Energetica India RattanIndia Solar recently announced that its subsidiary Yarrow Infrastructure Limited has won solar project of 70 MW capacity at a tariffs of Rs 4.36/kWh in reverse e-auction conducted by National Thermal Power Limited (NTPC). With current win, Rattan India’s solar portfolio has increased to more than 200 MW which is spread across the country Download article
Author: Energetica India The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has come out with Status of implementation of various schemes to achieve 1,00,000 MW Solar Plan Download article
Author: MR.P.ASLAM BASHA ASSISTANT ENGINEERING MANAGER; POWER TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION IC, SOLAR BUSINESS UNIT; LARSEN & TOUBRO LIMITED Government of India (GOI) has taken several steps to promote Renewable Energy such as Solar, Wind, Biomass, Biogas, etc. With regards to this, GOI initiated Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission to boost Solar Energy to meet the part of the increasing generation demand besides addressing issues of climate change Download article
Author: ANKUR GUPTA, HEAD, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS, KEN RESEARCH The market for solar inverter has been growing at healthy rate over the years at an annualized rate of 61.9% during FY’2011-FY’2015 last five years, due to rising demand for power and the country’s inability to meet this rising demand Download article
Author: Energetica India With 2.9 GW of wind installations in 2015, India is placed within the global top 5 wind markets after China, USA and Germany, and ahead of Brazil Download article
Author: Energetica India “A continued stagnation of major European PV markets due to weaker financial incentives has caused PV additions in Europe to slow dramatically in recent years, but global demand remains strong” Download article
Author: Energetica India Securities certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative are meant to provide additional assurance to investors about the climate benefit of their investments Download article
Author: Energetica India The numbers below show progress of India’s Renewable Energy Industry in FY 2015-16. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released the data on Cumulative Achievement in Renewable Energy in India till 31st January, 2016 Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India takes an opinion on the budget and its impact on India’s renewable energy industry Download article
Author: Energetica India The IRENA REmap 2030 for Poland analyses for Poland’s roadmap for renewable energy Download article
Author: MIGUEL PÉREZ DE LEMA The presentation to the public of the batteries for home and small businesses Tesla was a great media success. But, so are the batteries themselves? The whole project depends on the ability to accumulate photovoltaic energy to a higher level. And to meet that goal, Tesla needs to make a huge amount of batteries Download article
Author: Energetica India MNRE has come out with statistics on solar power plants commissioned under Phase I-Batch I & II Download article
Author: MR. ANURAG GARG; VICE PRESIDENT, SOLAR BUSINESS, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC INDIA India’s renewable energy goals for 2019 and 2022 may seem dynamic, but can nevertheless be achieved via intensive initiatives and firm political will Download article
Author: Energetica India The Indian Renewable Energy Sector witnessed major makeover with 1,00,000 MW Solar Target by 2022, Draft of National Renewable Energy Policy, State-wise Net-Metering Policy, International Solar Alliance, Introduction of National Wind Energy Policy, and Implementation of Renewable Energy Laws Download article
Author: INGETEAM POWER TECHNOLOGY S.A. Wind power penetration into the power generation system has substantially increased during the last twenty years. This fact makes that the power quality and stability of this generation system is becoming increasingly important. For that reason, the grid codes, which establish the requirements that all generation systems must fulfill in order to be allowed to connect to the grid,have been updated in order to guarantee the stability of the grid Download article
Author: Energetica India A green bank concept is based on the principle that if the price of carbon-intensive energy cannot be considerably augmented, then the cost of clean energy must plunge. Download article
Author: Energetica India The numbers below show progress of India’s Renewable Energy Industry in FY 2015-16. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released the data on Cumulative Achievement in Renewable Energy in India till 31st October 2015. Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience. Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India talks Mr. Kailash Tarachandani, CEO, Inox Wind Limited on his expectations from India’s wind energy sector, the forecasting challenges for wind developers and the kind of financial returns an investor can expect from wind power plants in India Download article
Author: MR.VINEET MITTAL- VICE CHAIRMAN, WELSPUN RENEWABLES For a long time, solar power has suffered the myth that it is only useful during the day. In the prevalent technologies, at average irradiance, utility scale solar plants silently power grids during the day and turn obsolete in the night. But as the battery storage technologies evolve, the solar energy landscape is poised for a quantum leap Download article
Author: Energetica India The article looks at the global renewable energy investment statistics from the year 2004-2014 Download article
Author: Energetica India TERI has adopted the solar opex model for its university and has signed a power purchase agreement with SunAlpha Energy Download article
Author: REPORT BY REN21 It is clear that renewables have become a mainstream energy resource. The penetration and use of both variable and non-variable renewables are increasing, thereby contributing to diversification of the energy mix Download article
Author: Energetica India The World Wind Energy Association’s report looks at the global small wind market. The report’s authors are Stefan Gsänger and Jean-Daniel Pitteloud Download article
Author: ROLAND SIMON & JOHANNA GEBHARDT- DIGITAL FACTORY DIVISION OF SIEMENS AG The solar specialist IBC SOLAR, at home in Bad Staffelstein, Germany, together with Siemens, is all set to help farmers with an innovative photovoltaic solution that reliably and cost effectively pumps water using solar power. The winning formula: Standardization, modularization and globally recognized quality – Made in Germany Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India was the only renewable energy magazine from India to be invited to the prestigious show of PV Taiwan 2015. Energetica India brings back the details of the show and the details of the companies it met during the visit Download article
Author: Energetica India The IRENA REmap 2030 for Poland analyses for Poland’s roadmap for renewable energy Download article
Author: ANDRÉS SANDOVAL,HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, AND ALVARO VELASCO, GLOBAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AT ENERTIS It is not a secret that India’s situation attracts the interest of many players in the Solar PV market, from local developers to global players. Many factors indicate that Solar will continue growing and that the goals established by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi of 100 GW could be achieved. Here we elaborate on some key aspects of the market Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience Download article
Author: Energetica India In order to overcome challenges facing Indian biomass sector and to improve the viability of projects, funds of Rs. 15 crores from MNRE- UNDP/GEF Biomass Power Project are being used for refinancing of loans at concessional interest rates Download article
Author: MR. SAUGATA DATTA, PRESIDENT-BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, VIKRAM SOLAR PVT. LTD. Mr.Saugata Datta analyses the trends experienced by global solar industry in 2014 and the kind of role India can play in growth of solar installations. The clean energy future isn’t just desirable–it’s essential! Download article
Author: UDAY DOSHI, FOUNDER, EXCELSIOR ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS The Solar Industry is growing forward steadily on three strong pillars of quality, technique and skilled intellectuals. But the importance of these basic pillars is being compromised due to budgeting constraints and general monetary benefits Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India talks to Mr. Ravi Khanna, Chief Executive Officer (Solar Power Business), Aditya Birla Management Corporation Pvt.Ltd about the partnership and its solar plans in India Download article
Author: Energetica India Solar Power Europe analyses the past trends and forecasts for solar installations globally. Energetica India highlights the major points for its readers Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India looks at the Status of Grid Connected SPV Rooftop Projects Sanctioned to States/Uts/SECI/PSUs and Other Government Agencies; as of 31st August 2015 Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India speaks to Global Data on their latest report on growth of solar installations in Asia-Pacific Download article
Author: Energetica India Asun Solar Power Pvt Ltd has opened its first solar store in New Delhi. Energetica India learns more from Mr.Hitaksh Sachar- Director,Asun Download article
Author: MR. TULSI R.TANTI,CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR, SUZLON GROUP Mr. Tulsi R. Tanti, Chairman & Managing Director, Suzlon Group, believes that the government needs to create a more favourable regulatory environment to support the growth of renewable energy in India Download article
Author: MR. VINEET MITTAL, VICE CHAIRMAN, WELSPUN RENEWABLES The article looks at why evolution of energy storage technology is crucial to India’s Renewable Energy Growth Download article
Author: MR. IVAN SAHA, PRESIDENT-CTO, VIKRAM SOLAR Today, solar module manufacturers stand at a critical position within the industry, as they determine benchmarks and quality and eventually define the future of Indian solar projects Download article
Author: Energetica India The numbers below show progress of India’s Renewable Energy Industry in FY 2015-16. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released the data on Cumulative Achievement in Renewable Energy in India till 31st July, 2015 Download article
Author: ANAT COHEN SEGEV, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, ECOPPIA Increasing water scarcity could pose a severe constraint to energy supplies and solar expansion in India Download article
Author: MOULIN OZA With availability of prolific wind and sun, Pakistan is at the present prepared to implement solar and wind power, with
an objective of generating minimum 10% of its energy supply from renewable energy in the year 2015
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Author: YOGENDER SINGH POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW & Y. K. YADAV, DIRECTOR GENERAL, SARDAR SWARAN SINGH NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BIO-ENERGY The article explains and discusses the different perspectives, characterization viability & challenges of bio-energy generation from available sources of biomass in the country Download article
Author: PRADIP NARALE & PROF. NARENDRA SINGH RATHORE There are an estimated 21 million irrigation pumps in India out of which over 9 million run on diesel and 12 million are on the electricity grid. Solar operated photovoltaic water pumping system provides better sustainable alternative option to fulfill irrigation requirement of agriculture Download article
Author: PRADIP NARALE, RAMESH CHOUDHARI & PROF. N.S. RATHORE The article highlights technology of flexi biogas plant, its comparison with Deenbandhu and KVIC biogas plant, economic analysis and its advantages to peoples living in rural and remote areas of India Download article
Author: PRAVEEN KUMAR KULKARNI, BE (MECH), MIE, EX- JICA /UNIDO, KK NESAR PROJECTS PRIVATE LIMITED The hilly terrains of North East India have been facing challenges of meeting its energy requirements. The proposed NICHE Design can reinforce Government’s Make In India initiative in the region Download article
Author: MS. ANJALI CHATURVEDI, IEX The installed grid connected renewable energy in our country is now 35,777 MW and 14% of total installed RE capacity (4,802 MW) is registered under the REC framework Download article
Author: MOULIN OZA In order to promote use of Renewable Energy on a larger scale in the country, Ministry of New And Renewable Energy has release its draft on National Renewable Act, 2015 Download article
Author: MOULIN OZA Energetica India studies the net-metering policy from Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) which aims at promoting consumption of Solar Power within the state Download article
Author: ADITYA GOEL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; ORNATE SOLAR Analyzing the rationale behind India’s public commitment to the achievement of 100 GW Solar Power by 2022, shows that India has much to learn from China and the trade-offs it made in its striving for rapid economic growth Download article
Author: PRADIP NARALE, PROF. NARENDRA SINGH RATHORE & VINAY MATHAD The use and promotion of renewable energy technologies not only provide sustainable source of energy but also contribute to preserve natural environment. This article highlights impact of utilization of renewable energy technologies on environment and sustainable growth of mankind Download article
Author: MOULIN OZA Deutsche Bank Market Research has come out with a major report “F.I.T.T for Investors” on Solar Industry potential for 2015. The report says that Deutsche Bank Markets Research expects an augment in investments and improvement of cost competitiveness in the solar sector and expects a balanced supply demand outlook due to strong requirement from the US and recuperating demand from China and other emerging solar markets Download article
Author: ALEXANDRA FOLEY, SENIOR TECHNICAL WRITER, COMSOL INC. Danish consultancy Global Lightning Protection Services A/S is using electromagnetic simulation to calculate the magnetic fields and current distribution created when lightning strikes a wind turbine in order to optimize protection for internal electronics Download article
Author: MOULIN OZA The articles introduces Green Climate Fund and traces it history and working methodologies Download article
Author: MR. ILANGOVAN A, DIRECTOR, CONSUN ENERGY SOLUTIONS PVT LTD The Indian government can utilize a more effective path to reach their solar targets— Distributed Off-grid Systems with BaTtery (DOST), rather than MW or KW sized Grid connected systems. With this, the two major issues of “Electricity for All” and “Grid de-stability” shall be directly resolved Download article
Author: Energetica India IEA International Agency has come out with its Photovoltaic Power Systems Annual Report 2014. Energetica India highlights the major solar PV markets Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience Download article
Author: Energetica India Through their collaboration, TUV Rheinland and NIWE would jointly offer their services for the wind energy sector particularly to designers and manufacturers of wind turbines & components as well as project developers Download article
Author: ROLTA POWER PVT LTD With the new solar target of 100,000 MW by 2022, the Indian government has planned to take its solar investment to $100 billion. There are three key points that may help in lowering the cost of achieving India’s solar power target Download article
Author: Energetica India The article looks at the latest offshore wind installations done by Global Data. In addition, Energetica India speaks to Global Data to get more insights into the study Download article
Author: MS. RIYA RACHEL MOHAN,MS.SANDHYA SUNDARARAGAVAN & MR. ASHISH NIGAM The offshore wind industry has significant potential as a long-term solution. However with the current costs being high,we need to study the factors that will make it viable and plausibly cheaper in the years to come Download article
Author: KAPIL K. SAMAR, S. KOTHARI & S. JINDAL, DEPARTMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY ENGINEERING, MAHARANA PRATAP UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY A large number of people in developing countries still live in Rural and Remote area like India where the grid electricity is yet unavailable or not envisaged by the people. Vaccine preservation has become an important issue and the basic needs in rural areas. Solar power refrigeration is the one of promising option to resolve such burning problem. This paper describes the thermodynamic and economic results of developed solar photovoltaic panels operated 20 liter refrigerator system Download article
Author: ANKIT PRABHASH, SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST–ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY, BEROE CONSULTING India is a land of tremendous opportunities and the booming power industry has been a witness to it for decades now. Humongous energy needs, varied potentials and abundant reserves lays down a natural road map for investors and consumers alike Download article
Author: Energetica India The European market for renewable energy, documented with Guarantees of Origin, increased in 2014 compared to 2013 suggesting breakthrough for Guarantees of Origin and an increasing momentum for renewable energy consumption overall Download article
Author: KAPIL SAMAR & DR. DEEPAK SHARMA, MAHARANA PRATAP UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY The article paper justifies the application scope of biogas as a fuel for traditional vapor absorption refrigeration systems. Both environment and economics benefits can be achieved when biogas is used as a source of energy for refrigerating Download article
Author: MOULIN OZA Energetica India studies the net-metering policy from Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) and speaks to industry expert Mr. Navratan Katariya, Solar Energy Consultant on his opinion Download article
Author: Energetica India This roof top installation by KSCA is a novel initiative that has been executed for the first time at any stadium in India and probably also the first cricket stadium in the world to have such facility Download article
Author: Energetica India Mr.Shekhar Dutt will be responsible for promoting the organizational vision of increasing the focus on solar energy generation and advocating sustainable development Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India studies the working of a CSP plant in Italy that uses molten salt for heat capture as well as for storage Download article
Author: RAMESH R. GOWDA, MANI R. KRISHNAN & RAKESH BOHRA Infosys has always believed in taking calculated risks and trying out innovative ideas to overcome the daunting challenge of energy scarcity and sustainability as a whole. As a proactive measure, the team undertook a practical study to evaluate the feasibility of different orientations of solar PV rooftop modules. The team has some critical learnings from this study which have been elaborated in the article Download article
Author: MOULIN OZA The Indian Government has turned its spotlight on Small Hydro sector by launching National Mission that will endeavour at setting up 5000 MW of small hydro projects in the next five years. Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India in May 2015. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience. Download article
Author: MOULIN OZA MNRE has come up with a policy on developing geothermal energy in the country. The vision of the scheme is established India as a global leader in Geothermal power by deployment of Geo-thermal energy capacity of 1000 MWth in the initial phase till 2022. Download article
Author: Energetica India Solar PV Balance of System costs are falling, thus paving the way for a reduced market size each year, says a report from research and consulting firm GlobalData. Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience [March-April 2015] Download article
Author: Energetica India Global wind power installed capacity is set to rise from approximately 364.9 GW in 2014 to 650.8 GW by 2020, says GlobalData latest report
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Author: Energetica India The SG Solar CSS completely eliminates the site work by offering a pre-connected integrated solution. The Solar CSS boasts of a compact enclosure that houses an inverter, transformer, and a highly reliable RMU/HT Panel. Download article
Author: Mr. Ganga Ram Posannapeta Y Manager Electrical (Solar-PV); SmartTrak Solar Systems (P) Ltd., Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India The solar smart-tracking systems can increase the power yield up to (40-45) % power than stationary solar devices; a solar tracker is a device onto which solar panels are fitted which tracks the motion of the sun across the sky, thus ensuring that the maximum amount of sunlight strikes on the SPV-panels throughout the day Download article
Author: Energetica India India is a rapidly developing economy where there is an increasing demand for energy due to population growth, industrialization and urbanization. Given the growing power demand in the country, India’s power market presents immense opportunities for Sembcorp to provide energy solutions to help meet the power needs Download article
Author: MS.SAHIBA CHOPRA, MARKETING MANAGER, MACHINEPULSE Accurate forecasts of solar power production are a necessary factor in making the renewable energy technology a cost effective and viable energy source. Machine learning techniques can correctly forecast solar power plant generation at a better rate than current specialized solar forecasting methods Download article
Author: Energetica India Indian Angel Network (IAN) has invested Rs 5 crore in California-based LoudCell that has development centres in India and China. LoudCell is IAN’s maiden investment in an internet-ofthings (IoT) startup Download article
Author: Energetica India “Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014” from International Renewable Energy Agency [IRENA] is one of the most comprehensive studies yet made on the renewable energy price revolution in the power sector. Renewable power generation will keep getting cheaper over time, even in a period of falling oil prices, which history tells us will in all probability be transitory. Download article
Author: Energetica India The Indian Government, in Budget 2015-16, has reiterated the focus and support for the growth of renewable energy. Energetica India brings the reaction of the industry Download article
Author: Energetica India IFC has released a White Paper on Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Development Models. Energetica India highlights the India market for the readers and also speaks to Ms. Isabel Chatterton, Regional Manager, PPP Transaction Advisory Services, IFC South Asia; to gain more insights into the report. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article looks at the recent updates from India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy from Jan-Feb 2015 Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience [Jan/Feb 2015] Download article
Author: Energetica India The numbers below show progress of India’s Renewable Energy Industry in FY 2014-15. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article contains a list of models of family size biogas plants in the capacity of 1 to 6 cubic
metres per day for installation under NBMMP. ISI standards for these conventional biogas plants
have already been developed.
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Author: Energetica India The Wind Resource Assessment (WRA) is the most important aspect of the entire business of harnessing wind energy or wind power development Download article
Author: Energetica India Given that in India, over 700,000 villages do not have access to water, an off-grid, self-sustaining
solar pumping solution is the quickest way to provide water to millions. The Grundfos Foundation
has agreed to co-sponsor the construction of the first 28 of 100 solar-powered pumping systems
in 100 villages.
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Author: Energetica India The offshore wind market is expected to become one of the biggest market segments for
renewable power in the future.
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Author: Mr. Ganga Ram Posannapeta Y; Manager Electrical (Solar-PV); SmartTrak Solar Systems (P) Ltd The solar smart-tracking systems can increase the power yield up to (40-45) % power than stationary solar devices; a solar tracker is a device onto which solar panels are fitted which tracks the motion of the sun across the sky, thus ensuring that the maximum amount of sunlight strikes on the SPV-panels throughout the day. Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Energetica India was the only renewable energy magazine from India to be invited to the prestigious show of PV Taiwan. Energetica India brings back the details of the show and the details of the company it met during the visit. Download article
Author: Energetica India Dec 2014: The article looks at the recent updates from India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Download article
Author: Energetica India In Dec 2014 Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience. Download article
Author: Energetica India The matter of extending excise duty benefits to the Roof-top Off-Grid Solar PV Power Plants has been under consideration in MNRE for quite sometime now. The recent announcement from the Ministry says that the Government has decided to give Excise Duty Exemption Certificates (EDECs), with immediate effect, to all Roof-top Solar PV Power Projects upto a minimum capacity
of 100 KW as a single project or a bundled project.
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Author: Energetica India The Government of India is focusing on provision of piped water supply in rural areas in the 12th Five year plan. It is seen that the drinking water supply infrastructure in tribal and inaccessible habitations are not functional due to non-availability of electricity and thus, extra efforts need to be made to improve piped water coverage in these areas. Download article
Author: Energetica India With changeover to Mobil SHC 634 alongside SIGNUM Oil Analysis, Apollo Tyres were able to experience an overall 2.6% energy savings calculated through energy meter readings Download article
Author: Anish Wastrad, Area Sales Manager for India, Fronius India Pvt Ltd Remote areas or areas with unstable public electricity grids require continuous or backup supply of electricity that can work without a utility grid. For this purpose diesel generator sets and photovoltaic technology can be combined in perfect harmony. Although these two technologies have rarely been in demand by the same users in the past, bringing the two power generation systems together has become extremely beneficial technically and economically for the operators of diesel gensets. Download article
Author: Mr. Anil Kadam Senior Manager - Solution Architect (Utility Segment), Schneider Electric India The greatest challenge that lies ahead of smart grid solution providers in making smart grid a reality in India is their respective ability to provide an end-to-end arrangement beginning from creation a smart grid roadmap to the final implementation and handholding utility customers Download article
Author: Energetica India Solar power is a strategic need for India as solar power can potentially save around USD 20 bn. in fossil fuel imports annually by 2030. A sustainable domestic manufacturing industry can save USD 42 bn. in equipment imports by 2030 and create 50,000 direct jobs and at least 125,000 indirect jobs in the next 5 years, besides providing equipment supply security. Download article
Author: Energetica India The government has sanctioned the implementation of pilot-cum-demonstration project for development of grid-connected solar PV plants on canal banks and canal tops in India with an estimated cost of Rs.975 crores and with Central Financial Assistance of Rs.228 crores Download article
Author: Energetica India The article studies the government’s scheme to develop solar parks and ultra mega solar power projects Download article
Author: Energetica India The article looks at a case study of solar power telecom; with energy storage in India Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India, in an attempt to bridge the industry and academics bridge, brings forward some research work being done in the field of Wind, Solar and Hydrogen Fuel Download article
Author: Summarized by Energetica India The article studies the different types of energy storage technologies Download article
Author: David Nelson, Gireesh Shrimali, Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) With the cost of debt being such an important factor in the cost of renewable energy, an obvious question is: Can developing economies benefit by bringing in U.S. or European debt to finance renewable energy projects? Download article
Author: Rupinder Paintal, General Manager-Industrial, ExxonMobil Lubricants Pvt. Ltd. Why Test Your Turbine Oil? Download article
Author: Mr. Rakesh Bohra, Project Engineer, Solar PV Projects, Malpani Group Knowledge about the performance of solar power plants will result in correct investment decisions, a better regulatory framework and favorable government policies Download article
Author: Shishir Kumar, Clarke Energy Guidelines from the government favouring captive power generation using sewage can spur electricity-from-sewage Download article
Author: Summarized by Energetica India Realising the importance of an ideal replicable model that can help generate more investment, Greenpeace has developed a ‘pilot smart micro-grid based on renewable energy technologies’ and also aims to discover a micro-grid management and ownership model (or models) that is operationally and financially sustainable Download article
Author: Shashank Kulkarni (MCU Applications Engineer) and Ankur Verma (Analog Field Applications Engineer), Texas Instruments Solar energy can be used to power certain residential loads and the excess can be ‘pumped’ back into the grid so that the user can reduce his consumption of the ‘grid power’ and hence reduce incurred power costs. This concept that we covered in this article has come to be popularly known as Grid Connectivity Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience. Download article
Author: Energetica India Power gains from Budget 2014-15 Download article
Author: CSP Today and Groupe Reaction CSP in India – an outlook to 2024 Download article
Author: Gireesh Shrimali, Shobhit Goel, Sandhya Srinivasan, David Nelson; Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) and The Indian School of Business (ISB) The article shows that if cost-effectiveness were the only criterion of interest, a class of debt-related federal policies that provide low-cost, long-term debt are more cost-effective than the existing federal policies Download article
Author: Franz Breitwieser, System Technology, Fronius International GmbH Many companies have been looking at the topic of energy management for a number of years, firstly to lower operating costs & secondly for ecological reasons. For companies with high energy consumption, energy management will even be politically encouraged in the future; the relevant standards are already in place. The European EN 16001 standard was finalised in 2009 & the international ISO 50001 standard, published in the middle of 2011, has set out the requirements for energy management system Download article
Author: Indian Energy Exchange Ltd The article shows the power trading statistics on IEX for the month of July 2014 along with the REC trading information from 2011 till date Download article
Author: Tim Buckley, Director of Energy Finance Studies, Australia, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Australia and Equitorials, Mumbai Consideration of the deflationary impacts of renewable energy, plus a greater focus on energy efficiency and reduced grid transmission losses, provide an increasingly economically rational alternative to India Download article
Author: Energetica India The article looks at the recent updates from India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Download article
Author: Summarized by Energetica India The discussion on priority dispatch of Renewable Energy Sources [RES] seems to focus exclusively on assumed negative effects of priority dispatch for RES, but it ignores the rationale for which this provision has been introduced in the first place in EU legislation Download article
Author: Energetica India RERC’s tariff for Solar PV and Solar Thermal Download article
Author: Mr Samujjal Ganguly, Vice President Projects, Vikram Solar One of the biggest challenges before India today is the power crisis. According to World Bankdata, more than 300 million Indians have no access to regular electricity. In 2012-13, India’spower sector could supply just 124,000 megawatts for a country of more than 1.2 billion people. By contrast, Britain generated a maximum of 55,000 megawatts for a country of just 60 million. Even for those who have access to electricity in India, the supply is not regular. Blackouts and load-shedding interrupt Download article
Author: Dr. Rahul Walawalkar Executive Director, India Energy Storage Alliance & VP, Emerging Technologies & Markets, Customized Energy Solutions Two recent major announcements by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) have opened doors for energy storage deployment for ancillary services and renewable integration in India. Although this is just a beginning, I am excited about the potential of these projects to start a new direction for Indian Electricity Grid Download article
Author: Energetica India Expression of Interest for Energy Storage Demonstration Projects for Supporting Renewable Generation Download article
Author: Energetica india There is a rise in the number of conscious travellers accompanied with the fact that the hospitality industry has become greener in recent years. They are realising that they need to invest in more than just profit. Even if going green is another way to attract a consumer, it still is a positive step towards a more responsible way of doing business Download article
Author: Rakesh Bohra Project Engineer, Solar PV Projects, Malpani Group A solar PV project engineering is well diversified into different segments viz. civil, electrical, mechanical, electronics, data acquisition, weather monitoring etc. The paper tries to incorporate all the desired details, minute yet very important to be taken care of while constructing a solar PV project Download article
Author: Energetica india SolarMobil - a team of 27 enthusiastic engineers from Manipal University - have built a twoseater solar-powered car that can cruise up to 120Km/h. The team will represent India at the 2014 South African Solar Challenge (SASOL14). Have you ever wondered about four-wheelers that could run on solar energy? If you haven’t, then here is an exciting piece of news for you Download article
Author: G. Sridhar, H. V. Sridhar, Basawaraj, M.S.Sudarshan, H. I. Somsekhar,, S. Dasappa, and, P. J. Paul - Combustion Gasification and Propulsion Laboratory From the case studies described below, an important learning is that even at small capacities, by using gas engines, a sustained economical operation is possible, as the major operational cost are related to biomass cost. In this case, it is important to address the sustained availability of biomass locally, thus reducing the dependence on fossil fuel, an important concept for distributed power generation packages for the rural sector Download article
Author: Energetica india Solar cooking is a form of outdoor cooking and is often used in situations where minimal fuel consumption is important, or the danger of accidental fires is high, and the health and environmental consequences of alternatives are severe Download article
Author: Energetica India NISE invites EOIs from interested training institutions for partnering under SETNET Download article
Author: Energetica India The article looks at the recent updates from India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Download article
Author: Rupinder Paintal General Manager-Industrial, ExxonMobil Lubricants Pvt Ltd. This article details the factors that operation and maintenance managers should consider to maximize the return on their investment in a natural gas engine. By consulting original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) guidelines, promoting engine cleanliness, monitoring deposit formation and extending oil drain intervals, maintenance professional can help their companies generate big gains in operational efficiency and bottom-line savings Download article
Author: GurudeoSinha Senior Fellow, TERI India has huge untapped renewable energy resource whose deployment must be accelerated to aid in achieving energy security. Discoms are required to adopt suitable strategies so that issues of balancing variable renewable generation are taken care of in cost effective manner. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article studies the key technologies related to Concentrated Solar Power and compared CSP with Solar Photovoltaic [PV] Technology Download article
Author: Indian Energy Exchange Ltd The article shows the power trading statistics on IEX for the month of May 2014 along with the REC trading information from 2011 till date Download article
Author: Energetica India The article introduces MAC Global Solar Energy Stock Index, its construction and the stocks constituting the index Download article
Author: Sumit Tyagi Manager (Projects), NRR Power Solution Pvt Ltd Boiler markets in India have been growing continuously for past few years with a CAGR of 24.53%. While the demand outlook is favourable, the domestic BTG industry is faced with strong competition from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) based in China, as several private sector players have preferred to import boiler-turbine-generator (BTG) sets from China on the grounds of relatively faster delivery schedule and competitive cost of sourcing Download article
Author: Summarised by Manshi Pawar, Energetica India Wind Energy can surely be termed as green energy in terms of almost zero carbon output but on the other hand it is not free of negative Environmental and Social impacts. Download article
Author: McKinsey & Company Report Written by David Frankel, Kenneth Ostrowski, and Dickon Pinner- summarized by Energetica India The financial crisis,cheap natural gas, subsidy cuts by cash strapped governments, and a flood of imports from Chinese solar-panel manufacturers have profoundly challenged the industry’s short-term performance. The as it evolves, its impact on businesses and consumers will be significant and widespread. Utilities will probably be the first, but far from the only, major sector to feel solar’s disruptive potential. Download article
Author: Rudicon – Conference “Sustainability through Water Conservation and Renewable Energy” India’s success in resolving energy bottlenecks therefore remains one of the key challenges in providing electricity to rural sector. Learn more from RuDiCON conference on “Sustainability through Water Conservation and Renewable Energy” on 30th May 2014 in Mumbai Download article
Author: J. Dirksen Department of Electrical Characteristics Measurements, DEWI GmbH and B.S. Nivedh, EIS-Wind Division, M/s. UL India Pvt Ltd LVRT is short for Low Voltage Ride-Through and describes the requirement that generating plants must continue to operate through short periods of low grid voltage and not disconnect from the grid. Download article
Author: Dean Middleton, Global Director of Sales - Renewable Energy at Trojan Battery Co. Deep-cycle batteries are critical components of any renewable energy (RE), telecom and inverter backup system operating in off-grid or unstable grid locations. These types of challenging conditions oftentimes result in the batteries being heavily cycled at partial state of charge (PSOC). There are now special carbon forumulas available from battery manufacturers to address the challenge of PSOC. The article studies the challenges from PSOC and the use of carbon formulas Download article
Author: Tanmay Mazumder The article discusses the utilization of solar energy systems to pump water from sub soil to fill up HDPE/ Stainless Steel over head water storage tank. Download article
Author: Dr. Subramanya Krishna Bhat Dr. Bhat discusses enhancing the conversion efficiency/ output of solar cells / solar modules/ solar arrays and also the means of simultaneously generating extra useful energy while the number of solar cell/ solar module/ solar array remains the same. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article discusses two case studies of how access to electricity, using Solar PV, is changing the income generation pattern of Indian villages. Download article
Author: Energetica India Revisit the Renewable Energy Investment from 2004 to 2012 to understand the trends across the globe. Download article
Author: Manshi Pawar, Energetica India The article looks at the solar manufacturing trends in the past and the expected trends till 2017 with technology differentiation Download article
Author: Andy Oldroyd, Technical Director, Oldbaum Services Andy Oldroyd has worked with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of India as part of the MOU with the Scottish Government in Renewable Energy and shares his experience on how forward thinking stance into wind resource methodology will help ensure a competitive cost of energy unit price in India Download article
Author: Energetica India The article shows the picture of the power sector in Bangladesh. It looks at the sector challenges,
the government policies and expected power trends in the country.
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Author: Energetica India The article gives an insight into Renewable Energy installations in India as of 31/1/2014. Download article
Author: Mr. Avijit Choudhury Associate General Manager & Business Head Energy, UL DQS India. Avijit Choudhury uses this article to highlight the significance of standards in an environment of
growing awareness of energy audits in India.
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Author: Summarised by Manshi Pawar Energetica India Any renewable energy project before establishing has to acquire various environmental and social clearances from different nodal agencies. The article gives a brief about such various nodal agencies and different permissions to be acquired. Download article
Author: Sharada Balasubramanian, Energetica India With a crash in the inverter market in stronger economies of Europe, the manufacturers are now shifting their attention to Asia and the US. The inverter demand in India has increased due to power shortages, and a strong push from the government through national solar mission. Now, the some state governments and bodies coming forth to install solar inverters for more reliable backups. This does look promising. Download article
Author: Dr. Subramanya K Bhat, Bangalore, India. Biogas programme is recognized as one of the best available options to harness Municipal Solid Organic Waste to useful energy and offers tremendous potential. For effective utilization and for improved performance of Fixed Dome Biogas Plant, the use of Modified Multifunctional Device is essential. Download article
Author: Vishal Agarwal, Energetica India The article looks at the potential of repowering of wind turbines in India Download article
Author: Debi Prasad Dash, Customized Energy Solutions Leader does and industry follows. Reliance and SAFT deal might have raised the eyebrow of many industry followers. But the USD 40 million deals between Reliance Jio Infocomm and Paris-based battery manufacturer SAFT opened up the Indian telecom industry for a sustainable future. SAFT will supply specialized lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, which will be used at Reliance mobile tower sites for meeting power requirement. Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India The article looks at an energy storage technology, its working and the stakeholders
behind this technical innovation.
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Author: Manshi Pawar, Energetica India Manshi from Energetica India highlights the main points of the Kerala Solar Policy 2013. Download article
Author: Stephen Wilkinson, Renewable UK Committee Member, EWEA HSE Task Force member Group Health, Safety & Environment Manager, Romax Technology Stephen takes the readers through safety measures for wind offshore projects Download article
Author: India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) and Energetica India Energy Storage System’s integration with solar PV is expected to further the cause of
solar energy in India and the article discusses the potential for this integration and also
showcases some work done in India.
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Author: Manshi Pawar and Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India The article highlights the major guidelines for JNNSM’s Phase II Batch I 750MW solar
projects.
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Author: Sharada Balasubramanian, Energetica India Solar energy policies are being talked about in the country. There are initiatives to
promote the use of solar products, and the National Solar Mission has been a subject
of global talk. In this humdrum of development, the solar suppliers are quietly making an
exodus from the market, as huge amount of excise is stuck up without a trace. This is
pushing solar specialists, and taking manufacturing companies to trade with free zone
countries.
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Author: Renu Kumar Rathnam, JanneKärki*, MattiNieminen, and ArvoLeinonen, Priyank Jain and T.N. Raju The writers discuss the prospect of coal and biomass co-firing in India highlighting the challenges in each space [coal, biomass], the advantage of co-firing and the technology options for this concept. Download article
Author: Manshi Pawar, Energetica India Intersolar India – A Platform of exchange for knowledge, business and recognition Download article
Author: Energetica India Magazine Twelve weeks is not too much time at all to hand over a 5 MW captive solar power plant in India. However, neither the tight deadline nor the challenging rocky area location could prevent the referred to as the “Solar Pioneers”, AIC Solar Projects, from creating another masterpiece of a plant as a project planner. Due to the close cooperation between AIC Solar Projects, and the global provider of photovoltaic (PV) solar solutions Hanwha SolarOne, together with the rest of the suppliers. Download article
Author: Summarized by Energetica India The summary analyses key elements of India’s Solar Supply Chain Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article highlights the encouragement being provided by MNRE to support growth of
green buildings and energy efficient technologies.
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Author: Manshi Pawar, Energetica India The article showcases the RPO targets of Indian States and also analyses the RPO
regulation for captive users in different states.
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Author: Dr. Jaya Singh, Director, BKC Weathersys Pvt. Ltd. Dr. Jaya Singh discusses the importance if solar radiation measurements in India’s growing
solar market and also brings forward a case study from India.
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Author: Swapnil Bannore, skytron® energy GmbH The solar boom started in India in early 2011. Current installations far exceed the initial estimates from JNNSM (Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission) phase 1. An outpouring response from investors and developers once again proved that India is a promising future market. Presently, India has 2.8 GW commissioned, over 2 GW developing under new state policies and more than 700 MW in tenders are soon expected. Download article
Author: Mr Ravindra Prakash Dubey, Managing Director, Granzor Engineerings Private Limited Ravindra Prakash from Granzor Engineering discusses the reasons why solar rooftop system is not yet picking up in India and suggests recommendations to encourage the use of solar among Indian community. Download article
Author: Viniti Mohan; Director Operations; Cognitive Corporate Solutions The article captures the key developments in solar energy space with a focus on the National Capital Region (NCR). We have captured some of the key activities of the core companies active in this space and highlighted some of their recent achievements in aiding the growth of this sector. Basis our in-depth research and focused interactions with industry experts, we have also attempted to provide the future outlook for the sector. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article discusses the paper from Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) which describes the methodology involved in arriving at the solar tariff in the State of Tamil Nadu. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article discusses two case studies showing the use of solar in India’s rural areas, helping the common man. Download article
Author: Venu Madhav Dubagunta, Vice President- Systems Optimization, Nuevosol Energy Private Limited Venu Madhav discusses the requirement and advantage of a strong supply chain for the solar industry to achieve its targets Download article
Author: Energetica India July/August 2013 Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience Download article
Author: Energetica India The article showcases the performance of various solar power plants installed under different schemes of the government at different locations in India Download article
Author: Ragna Schmidt-Haupt,Senior Investment and Strategy Advisor - Asia. GL Garrad Hassan Although impressive, the deployment of utility scale photovoltaic (PV) in India has fallen short of its potential. The difficulty in accessing non-recourse finance has been a major hurdle for project developers. Download article
Author: Energetica India; Blog June 2013 June 2013; Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India Download article
Author: Moumita Debnath, Srimathy. N, Raymond An, Sriparn Saurabh, S. K. Shil; Underwriters Laboratories India Pvt. Ltd. This paper presents the design challenges of silicon crystalline photovoltaic modules and the relation of reliability with failure rate observed during the qualification testing of the modules. Download article
Author: Energetica India The report aims at providing preliminary information about how the PV market developed in 2012 Download article
Author: Energetica India The article takes the reader through the important points in the National Offshore Wind Policy 2013 Download article
Author: Shankar Karnik, Asia Pacific Mobil SHC Brand Manager, ExxonMobil Lubricants Pvt Ltd Shankar Karnik takes the readers through an overview of maintaining lubrication systems; especially useful for wind turbines Download article
Author: Revati Kasture, Saurabh Bhalerao, Piyush Nimgaonka, Darshan Dodhia, CARE Ratings CARE Research believes that the drop in solar prices (capital costs/MW) have bottomed out and the success of JNNSM phase-II with 750MW capacity addition tranche would depend upon 1) timely subsidy funding by the government 2) DISCOM restructuring pace and 3) introduction of a penalty enforcement mechanism for RPO Download article
Author: Energetica India Global Wind Energy Council’s report analyses the global wind market on 2012 performance. Energetica India summarizes the report. Download article
Author: Vishal Agarwal, Energetica India Vishal looks at the biomass power plant options in India and studies the financial details for each option. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article looks at the numbers considered by the Madhya Pradesh Electricity Commission to arrive at a tariff of Rs. @ Rs.5.92 per unit for wind energy projects in the State Download article
Author: Sharada Balasubramanian, Energetica India With the US strongly coming against India’s use of local products for solar projects by the National Solar Mission, the attention of the solar industry has now shifted to India from China. What will be the outcome of the ongoing continuous talks that are happening by both the ministries with the World Trade Organization (WTO)? This follows closely with the Ontario ‘FIT’ case. Find out more on how trade regulations and policies will impact the
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Author: Energetica India By 2016, the cost of solar power could be as much as 15 percent lower than that of the most expensive grid-connected conventional energy suppliers.
Energetica India summarizes the Solar Report from A.T.Kearney
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Author: Energetica India The articles studies the aspects used by MNRE to define the framework of a RESCO and the parameters used to analyse a RESCO. Download article
Author: Energetica India Profile of Mr.Andrew Wang, Indian Executive Manager , TBEA Sunoasis Co.Ltd and Mr. Simon T. Bircham, Product Manager, Eaton Cooper Bussmann Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India, the Official Media Partner, continued with its LIVE Updates from conferences; “Solar Energy Investment & Technology Forum”; held in Coimbatore on 9th April 2013. Download article
Author: Sharada Balasubramanian, Energetica India The state of Tamil Nadu has pioneered in harnessing wind energy. With Solar Policy 2012, it has found an effective solution to the looming power crisis. Through new initiatives and additions to existing policies, the state aims to resolve some of the core issues related to renewable energy. Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India The article gives an insights into numbers of the Renewable Energy Industry in India. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article revisits the costs breakup from CERC to arrive an benchmark capital cost for solar pv and solar thermal projects in India. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article summarizes the Request for Proposal from State of Punjab for grid connected solar PV power plants Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India The article looks at the main points of Indian Budget 2013-14 w.r.t India’s Power Sector.
We then take budget feedback from leading Industry Personalities.
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Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience. Download article
Author: Simon Rolland, Secretary General of the Alliance for Rural Electrification The article from ex-Secretary General of ARE showcases the work from Alliance for Rural Electrification in the field of Small and Medium Wind Turbines Download article
Author: Mr. Pramod V. Hargude, Business head - PIRE, Godrej Electricals & Electronics. Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co.Ltd Pramod Hargude discusses the finer details of India’s captive solar consumption market. Download article
Author: Energetica India In constant business meetings and deals, we forget the human aspect of business and are not able to get an opportunity to understand the human being we are dealing with. Industry Jewel column helps the Industry Professional understand each other better. Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. The article collates thoughts/ideas/concepts based on the writers’ industry experience. Download article
Author: Energetica India MNRE and UNDP invite Expression of Interest for developing demonstration and replication projects on Concentrating Solar Technology based systems for process heat, community cooking and space cooling applications. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article looks at IREDA’s scheme of loan against future cash flows of renewable energy power plants in India Download article
Author: Sharada Balasubramanian, Energetica India With the world rising to the development of CSP technologies, there are not just technological innovations that are being triggered, but financial incentivising is happening too! In India, with the focus of CSP increasing and with the onset of these projects, let’s look at what are the issues and how these could be turned around to booth the growth of the industry. Read on to find more. Download article
Author: Energetica India MNRE has recently modified procedure for Concessional Customs Duty Certificate (CCDC)and Excise Duty Exemption Certificates EDECs), in respect of items , equipment etc.required for initial setting up of Solar PV and Solar Thermal Solar Thermal power projects. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article discusses the technical details specified by the Indian Government for Solar Photovoltaic Water Pumping Systems. Download article
Author: Energetica India MNRE has recently called for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Empanelment of NGOs/NonProfit Organizations for Rural Area Energy Access Programme and Solar Based Rural Energy Access Work of Ministry of New and Renewable, New Delhi. Download article
Author: Energetica India The article lists the bidders of 100MW Solar PV Projects in Rajasthan and the Empaneled Installers of Kerala’s Rooftop Scheme. Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India summarizes the Indian Industry Wind Report from Global Wind Energy Council, The World Institute of Sustainable Energy and Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association Download article
Author: Mr. Mateo Chaskel, VP Operations, Urban Green Energy A mentality change in the way distributed energy is viewed may be necessary for potential customers to understand its full potential. When viewed from a holistic point of view it is easy to envision scenarios where the benefits of distributed energy are applicable to businesses and homeowners for countless applications. Download article
Author: Sharada Balasubramanian, Energetica India When all the other states were contemplating on how to start including renewable energy in their power portfolio, Maharashtra took steps to implement and make it happen. Let’s take a look at what the state has achieved in terms of meeting its RPO obligations and targets. Download article
Author: Belén Gallego; Founder & Director, CSP Today CSP Today has been serving the concentrated solar power industry since 2007 with focused events, news briefs and reports in a direct relationship with the industry in Europe, USA, MENA, India, South Africa and Latin America. The 4th edition of the CSP Today India conference will take place in New Delhi the 12th& 13th of March. Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Bharat Vasandani speaks to Industry Experts and discusses the expectations & wishes of the industry from the upcoming Indian Budget 2013-14. Download article
Author: Viniti Mohan, Director Operations, Cognitive Corporate Solutions Viniti Mohan highlights and describes how RE industry is well poised to play a pivotal role in ensuring clean and green environment for us while fuelling economic growth and job creation. Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India gives an overview of the International BioEnergy Summit 2012 organized by TERI on 5-6th November 2012 Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Energetica India revisits the Consultation Meeting held between Solar Power Developers/ Bidders and Tamil Nadu State Download article
Author: Mr. Aditya Ramji and Ms. Ritika Sehjpal, Research Associates, TERI Aditya and Ritika brings forward a new face of India where Energy Access has a different meaning. Download article
Author: Sharada Balasubramanian, Energetica India The 6th solar PV happened in Taiwan in October 2012, with increasing international players displaying their products. Companies such as Motech GCL, Trina Solar, The New Solar, Green Energy, DuPont, Successful Precision, Huaxin Dentsu, Sky Solar and Phoenix Solar spoke about their coping strategies of the future development of the solar photovoltaic industry. Download article
Author: Stephen Wilkinson, Romax Solutions Pvt Ltd Romax takes the readers through kind of equipment needed for Rescue and Protection while working on Wind Farms. Download article
Author: Sharada Balasubramanian, Energetica India In the fourth Intersolar India event that was held in Mumbai, over 200 exhibitors turned up. This year was also special with the introduction of Intersolar awards for the very first time. Read on more to find out what happened at the event. Download article
Author: Swaminathan G, Schneider-Electric & Umashankar S, VIT University Mr.Swaminathan and Mr.Umashankar study the influence of Solar Power in Smart Grid and the Interaction between the two. Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Energetica India looks at the statistics of Renewable Energy India; data is as of 31st October 2012. Download article
Author: Sharada Balasubramanian, Energetica India With rapid research in wind technology, new innovations have come in place. This will revolutionize the way wind energy can be harnessed. Some of these technologies are the ones that are getting functional in the developed nations, while simpler, smart and efficient technologies are slowly gaining momentum in the developing nations. Download article
Author: Sharada Balasubramanian, Energetica India Wind energy in India took a big leap as many market players capitalized on the power of green energy. As the wind energy caught up in India, new policies emerged, giving way to investments from Independent Power Producers (IPPs). The wind energy sector took a shift from manufacturing companies to IPPs and a new trend was observed. How did this
change happen and what triggered this shift? Read on to find more.
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Author: Energetica India Energetica India, media partner to Mission Energy’s Waste to Energy (W2E) Summit in New Delhi, brings across the discussions from the Summit. Download article
Author: Sharada Balasubramanian, Energetica India Solar energy policies kicked off with the introduction of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). With time, new policy frameworks and financing schemes gained momentum, pushing investments into solar energy projects. Some of the states weaved in their own policies to promote business investments in solar energy. Let’s take a quick
peek at the progress of solar in India.
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Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India The Uttar Pradesh State Government has come out with a Draft Policy on Solar. Energetica India studies the policy and brings out the main points of the policy for its readers. Download article
Author: Energetica India The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy had recently held a Round Table on Wind Power Programme in New Delhi. Energetica India showcases the discussions held at the conference. Download article
Author: Shradha Aswani, Energetica India The Government has sanctioned the implementation of the Programme on Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste during the year 2012-13. Energetica India brings to the readers the details of the programme Download article
Author: Mr.Alok Kumar Jindal, Fellow, Energy Environment Technology Development, TERI Alok Jindal enlightens the readers with TERI’s Integrated Approach to develop Renewable Energy in the Country. Download article
Author: Mr. Sandy Schnitzer and Mrs. Lydia Hannemann, Mounting Systems Although it represents only a small proportion of the overall construction, the mounting system carries a heavy responsibility, providing the necessary support for the most important and expensive part of the system – the solar modules. So the question arises: What material is suitable for the mounting system? Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Energetica India studies the MNRE budget from 2010-11 to 2012-13 Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Energetica India summaries European Photovoltaic Industry Association’s predictions for Solar PV market’s 2016. Download article
Author: Mr. A.K. Kurchania and Mr.Chirag Shah Like Solar Energy which could help to meet the country’s power requirement, biomass based improved cooking stove could also meet energy need of rural household for cooking purpose. This article highlights some of the aspects of improved biomass cooking stove and initiative taken by government. Download article
Author: Vishal Agarwal While preparing for one of the competitive exams related to Energy Conservation & Efficiency, I came across a multiple choice question which surprised me. The question said, ‘Which of the following is a renewable source of energy? a) bitumen, b) wood, c) nuclear fuels, d) lignite’.

It was obvious that out of the given options, wood was the answer that would fetch me 1 mark. But, it made me to think that if we consider wood as a renewable source of energy, then so is crude oil & coal.
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Author: Sharada.B, Energetica India Solar PV installations saw Asian markets are ruling the roost with China boosting their production and expected to be the world’s leading markets by 2016. Download article
Author: Ankit Narula, Research Associate, RETA Area, TERI Ankit Narula studies the Wind Forecasting Methods and discusses the current challenges for Indian Wind Developers in this area. Download article
Author: Shradha Aswani, Energetica India The solar industry is here to stay, but like all other mature industries, the global solar sector is experiencing a rough path (bankruptcies) towards its goal of a sustainable industry. Download article
Author: Energetica India Mr. John O’Halloran discusses with Energetica India the Wind Energy Technology movement and shares details of
Suzlon’s new S111 wind turbine.
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Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers and contributors associated with Energetica India. Download article
Author: Ms.Maitreyee Chavan, Siemens India Maitreyee Chavan from Siemens discusses the different tracking arrangements available for solar power plants. Download article
Author: Juan Antonio Carrio - Prosolia Prosolia was founded in 2003 in Ontinyent (Valencia,Spain) with the aim of developing environment-friendly energy systems based on solar energy and non-polluting natural resources. Download article
Author: Mr.Kothari, Vindhya Institute of Technology and Science, Indore and Mr.Umashankar, VIT University, Vellore Mr.Kothari and Mr.Umashankar looks at the difference between OnShore and OffShore wind projects and collate the initial steps being taken by India to develop Offshore Wind Energy. Download article
Author: Emmanuel Maçon-Dauxerre, Energy Segment Sales Director, Telit Wireless Solutions Emmanuel Maçon-Dauxerre from Telit describes the use of M2M Technologies in conserving energy and moving ahead to the next step in Smart Grid. Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forth one of the most interesting growth stories in Power Innovation-RuggedOne, from Ontario, Canada. Download article
Author: Energetica India Intersolar Europe has closed its latest edition surrounded by a climate of global economic crisis and the solar industry immersed in uncertainty.Energetica India pens down the event. Download article
Author: Pete Read, Senior Vice President Asia Pacific and Saraswati Diah, Senior Consultant at Global Intelligence Alliance The Team from Global Intelligence Alliance brings forth Indonesia’s biggest renewableenergy potential- Geothermal Energy. Download article
Author: Stephen Wilkinson CMIoSH, CMIQP, Group Health, Safety and Environment Manager, Romax Solutions Pvt Ltd Stephen lists the Safety Issues that need to be addressed in a Wind Energy Project. As India moves into the top 5 wind energy countries; its time the wind industry in India look beyond numbers. Download article
Author: Bharat VasandanI, Energetica India Energetica India, Media Partner to Mission Energy’s International Summit on Waste to Energy discusses India’s Waste to Energy (W2E) Sector with the Industry Leaders. Download article
Author: Shradha Aswani, Energetica India Energetica India checks the on-ground details about energy recovery from waste in India. Download article
Author: Dieter Rosenwirth, TÜV SÜD Industrie Service Before the energy produced by wind & solar PV farms can be fed into the grid, the owners must prove the grid compatibility of the plants.However owners are unable to comply with applicable directives. Download article
Author: Blessymol Thomas, Energetica India Energetica India provides the charts to showcase the trading statistics of India’s Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) - Non-Solar & Solar. Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India brings forward the work of bloggers associated with Energetica India. Download article
Author: Hiral Patel, Green Engage, Sun Shakti Energy Solutions The article educates about the various initiatives taken by governments globally to reduce carbon emissions. Within these initiatives lie green business opportunities for entrepreneurs. Download article
Author: Blessymol Thomas, Energetica India Energetica India looks at the concept of Solar Cities India initiated by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy; to address the energy needs of Urban India. Download article
Author: Simon Rolland, Secretary General of the Alliance for Rural Electrification As demand is picked up in Europe, Africa and other developing economies were placed on the back-burner in 1990s. Now the focus has been reversed Download article
Author: Gopal Darbari, Managing Director, Effectron Luminex Ltd Power is an absolute necessity for any society, developing or developed. Without power one cannot operate anything.However, power needs for people and business are different. Download article
Author: Energetica India In a discussion with Energetica India Miss.Dany Qian shares details on Jinko Solar’s products and plans. Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India chats with Mr.Parvatharajan,to understand the latest from Oerlikon Solar and how current market conditions are affecting the solar manufacturing equipment business. Download article
Author: Energetica India Energetica India discusses Bergen Group’s new product- Steca Bergen Solar Fridge. Download article
Author: Energetica India Mr. Sunil Kapoor, CEO Siemens Financial Services shares with Energetica India the findings of the Company study “Green Gain: Investing in Energy Efficiency” Download article
Author: Vishal Agarwal Where does the energy required to produce and install renewable energy equipments come from? Is renewable energy completely clean? Download article
Author: Bharat VasandanI, Energetica India Energetica India, Official Media Partner, to UBM’s Renewable Energy 2012 Wind Conference discusses the Indian Wind Sector with the Industry Leaders. Download article
Author: Sandeep Goswami, COO, FountainHead II Cleantech India Sandeep Goswami brings to notice a new growing market in India for renewables; the Green Buildings. He lists the different ratings under Green Building norms which can utilize renewable energy. Download article
Author: Blessymol Thomas, Energetica India Energetica India lists down India’s achieved installation in renewable energy and also
tracks the progress of JNNSM.
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Author: Blessymol Thomas, Energetica India The article shows how Renewable Energy; in a decentralized generation model; can be used to change the lives of people. Other technologies can use this as an example to tap the Indian Rural market. Download article
Author: Energetica India In a chat with Energetica India, Mr. Chen talks about NexPower’s progress in the Indian Solar Market. Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani and Blessymol Thomas, Energetica India Energetica India studies Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s Strategic Plan (period 2011-2017) for growth of Renewable Energy in India. Download article
Author: Anil kurchania & Mr. Chirag Shah Dr.Anil and Mr.Chirag put forward the option of using solar to address India’s need of potable water. Download article
Author: Clique Solar Clique Solar shares with Energetica India’s readers the installation of solar thermal system at ITC Hotel in New Delhi.In addition, Energetica India chats with Clique Solar to understand more details. Download article
Author: Ankit Singhvi, Founder, NN4Energy Ankit Singhvi discusses why the success of solar thermal (for electricity generation) is critical for India in its pursuit of sustainable low carbon growth. Download article
Author: Simon Rolland, Secretary General of the Alliance for Rural Electrification A study by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) says, India & China have a PV potential 228GW while South East Asia has 46GW by 2030. Now is the ideal time to consider this potential. Download article
Author: Ashish Nepal, Product Engineer, Green Brilliance The article compares the actual production of a residential rooftop PV system with the theoretical production (predicted by production estimation software). The software used for this is PV Watts. Download article
Author: Energetica India In a chat with Energetica India, Mr. Peter Winter explains Centrotherm Photovoltaics’ path to sustainable state-of-the-art solar cell manufacturing. Download article
Author: Alstom Energy has been universally recognized as one of the most important inputs for economic growth & human development its demand has increased significantly after the market reforms by Government in 1990 Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Energetica India continued with its LIVE Updates from conferences; the 3rd in 2012 being The 3rd Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Conference and Expo; held in New Delhi from 14-15th March 2012. Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Suzlon Group has recently introduced the S8X Turbine for the Indian market. Energetica India manages to get some more details on the turbine from Suzlon. Download article
Author: Sandeep Goswami; COO, FountainHead2 CleanTech India Pvt Ltd Sandeep Goswami discusses the next possible step in renewable energy- the OPEX model; where the end-user pays for electricity used and does not need to be burdened by the initial capex Download article
Author: Shiwani Makker, Sr. Consultant, Green Le’ Engage (Carbon Division), Sun Shakti Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd. Sun Shakti Energy Solutions Team discusses the need for India’s Climate Change Action Plan & the various initiatives of the government that provide business opportunities to India’s green entrepreneur Download article
Author: Mr. Amit Kumar, Director, Energy Environment Technology Development, Renewable Energy Technology Applications Amit Kumar from TERI talks about the application of Hybrid Renewable Energy Technologies in Rural Applications. Energetica India then discusses with Mr. Kumar,the business aspects of such a project. Download article
Author: Horst Dufner, Project Manager Intersolar Europe, Solar Promotion GMBH From June 13-15, 2012,the world’s largest exhibition for the solar industry Intersolar Europe once again opens its doors.In 2012,80,000 visitors from 150 countries are expected. Download article
Author: Bhupesh Trivedi, CEO, REECODE Energy Solutions Bhupesh Trivedi looks at the new opportunity of solar captive power plants and private PPAs; leveraging Open Access system across India. Download article
Author: Ankit Singhvi, NN4Energy Ankit Singhvi analyses the cost of India Government’s subsidies of Natural Resources.He lists the direct & indirect consequences of all these subsidies & presents a better way to address challenges. Download article
Author: Vagish Sharma, Program Officer at Indo-US Science & Technology Forum Vagish Sharma takes the readers through the demand and supply of energy in India and studies the solutions of Energy Conservation, Renewable Energy and Smart Grid. Download article
Author: Mr. Mohit Anand, Senior Consultant, BRIDGE TO INDIA Energy Pvt. Ltd. Bridge to India studies the Potential of the Indian Solar Market Download article
Author: Energetica India KfW speaks about its work in India, the focus on the path towards Sustainable Economic Development and the challenges. Download article
Author: GOPAL DARBAR Solar Lighting for People at Bottom of Pyramid Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Energetica India was covering Solar Future India II Summit LIVE. The article provides a very interesting peek into the thought process of industry leaders. Download article
Author: Indian Wind Power Association Energetica India attended the 3rd International Wind Conference and Exhibition (WE20 by 2020) Exhibition at CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India from -5th to 7th February, 2011. Download article
Author: Sandeep Goswami; COO, FountainHead2 CleanTech India Pvt Ltd A zero-energy building is a term used to describe a building with zero net energy consumption and zero carbon emissions annually. Download article
Author: Nigel Blackaby – Conference director, PowerGEN Europe As POWER-GEN Europe celebrates its 20th anniversary, Nigel Blackaby, conference director, considers the trends that have shaped the European power industry. Download article
Author: Dr. Anil Kurchania & Mr. Chirag Shah Proper city planning requires the assessment of its natural assets and its environment. Download article
Author: Dag Sandås, CFO at The Switch Dag Sandås, CFO at The Switch, gives his viewpoint on reasonable steps to take to build for the future Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Mr.Bihag Mehta, in chat with Energetica India’s editorial team, discusses the trends in India’s Wind Sector and also Sgurr’s work in the sector. Download article
Author: Sujit Ghosh, BMR Advisors and Bharat Vasa ndani, Energetica India Energetica India looks at the wishes/expectations from the industry and puts down the budget for the power sector. Download article
Author: Gloria Llopis \"Before the end of this decade PV will offer every European citizen the chance to become a prosumer, producing and consuming his own decentralized source of electricity at a competitive price.\" Download article
Author: Mrunal Pandit A summary about Tidal Energy, Worldwide development of Tidal Power and development of Tidal Power in India Download article
Author: Geoffrey King, Market Manager of Saint-Gobain Solar Even as solar module manufacturers look to grow their global presence, sourcing nearby suppliers is increasingly crucial to keeping costs low and processes efficient in order to remain competitive. Download article
Author: Rasika Gokhale Athawale Rooftop solar projects are a known phenomenon nowadays. From governments to citizens everybody agrees that the combination of one infinite resource (solar energy) and a finite resource (land) can produce beneficial results. However what is socially desirable is not always economically achievable. This article talks about the PPP rooftop solar project of the Gujarat Government and possible learnings. Download article
Author: Janaki Weiden, Global Market Manager, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Bearings and Tolerance Rings SBU The small parts of a plant help to keep the applications maintenance free, long lasting, and moving efficiently, extending overall facility life and productivity. Download article
Author: Mr.Manoj Kumar Sharma, Manager-Sales, Q Cells Systems India CIGS modules improve their efficiency after being subjected to illumination which is known as the Light Soaking Effect. Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India In a chat with Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India, Mr.Gupta introduces Techno Electric & Engg Co and discusses various aspects of the Indian power sector. Download article
Author: Dr. Anil Kurchania and Mr. Chirag Shah Dr.Anil Kurchania and Mr.Chirag Shah explain how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)can help achieve self-sustainable Indian villages. Download article
Author: Clique Technologies Clique Solar has has indigenously developed and successfully commercialised the ARUN® dish – a Fresnel Paraboloid Solar concentrator system with applications in industrial processes. Download article
Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Energetica India looks at the current turmoil and revisits the biofuel policy of India along with examples of policy implementation in India. Download article
Author: Mr. Phillip Gauthier, GL Garrad Hassan and Mr. Rajsekhar Budhavarapu, GL Garrad Hassan India A turbine’s power curve is the most important system characteristic to describe its performance. Based on its power curve, the annual production of a wind turbine is assessed. Download article
Author: Avijit Nayak, National Productivity Council This paper purports to present that economic feasibility is not always the determining factor in selecting a power generation system Download article
Author: Mr. Sandeep Goswami; COO, FountainHead2 CleanTech India Pvt Ltd The Durban agreement represents continued leadership and commitment of developed countries to meet legally binding
emission reduction commitments.
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Author: Mr.Vagish Sharma, Program Officer at Indo-US Science & Technology Forum Vagish Sharma shares the outcome of The United Nations Climate Change Conference,
Durban 2011 with the readers of Energetica India.
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Author: Bharat Vasandani The State Government of Rajasthan has started focusing on wind energy and has come out with a draft policy to promote wind energy in the State. Download article
Author: Welspun Energy Limited New Delhi, January 20, 2012 I Welspun Energy Ltd. (WEL) has inked an MoU with the Government of Andhra Pradesh for installing 500 MW of wind power projects.

WEL is the latest entrant in the booming wind energy sector in India. As a leading player in solar energy with a portfolio of 500 MW under different stages of development, Welspun Energy has been aggressively moving forward in the renewable energy space.
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Author: Vacon Plc As a result of the cooperation between Vacon Plc and CEI (China National Electric Apparatus Institute Co), CEI has received the Golden Sun Certificate approved by the China National Quality Certificat Download article
Author: Kiran Lingam, Applikation Photovoltaik/Application Engineer Photovoltaic, LTi REEenergy GmbH Germany based LTi Group has been a pioneer in power inverter technology since 40 years. LTi REEnergy, member of LTi Group develops and manufactures large-scale inverters for medium and large-scale pho Download article
Author: Frank Hilgenfeld, Head of Communication - EMMVEE Photovoltaics GmbH The international PV market keeps changing. There are constantly new claims about efficiency by reducing the sizes of modules (i.e. the space between the frame and the cells) Download article
Author: Tony Garlinge-Warren, senior applications engineer, Cooper Bussmann Protecting PV system components, in particular inverters, from the damaging effects of overvoltage surges is both crucial and necessary - what measures should be considered?
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Author: Mr.Vagish Sharma, Program Officer at Indo- US Science & Technology Forum PV was developed in the most industrialized and technologically advanced nation; however, most of the potential customers of off-grid PV are not in the developed nations. Download article
Author: Chandra Kumar Sharma, Design Consultant & Certified Energy Auditor, Consulting Engineers Mankind learned to use biogas long time ago. Biogas – is gas produced by means of anaerobic fermentation
of biomass. The mathematics of fertilizer makes a bio gas plant a self sustainable module.
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Author: Bharat Vasandani, Energetica India Energetica India peeks into details of numbers of installations and generation capacity
in the renewable energy power in India. India is focusing on renewable energy and the
results are there to be se
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