On April 12, 2019, the revised Renewable Energy Development Act approved by Taiwan authorities set the goal of over 20GW renewables by 2025. It aims to increase the proportion of renewable energy by 20% from the present 5% by including the policy to free Taiwan from nuclear energy by 2025
For many plants in the Indian power market, the CFB scrubber is a compelling economic choice particularly for units rated at 600MW or less due to its lower installed cost, auxiliary power, and water usage. CFB scrubbers also offer a compact footprint and low maintenance while maintaining high reliability
OEMs in the power sector need to utilize AI for their vital product developments to speed up the design prototyping process. They need to leverage Machine Learning to align the product with actual operational & flexibility requirements
As bifacial technology establishes itself in the market, module cost is likely to fall further to be competitive with monofacial. This will have a significant impact on financial models. Bifacial technology is no more a future vision, it is becoming the reality.
The greatest performance benefits for bifacial technology are seen when it is deployed in tracking systems. For single-axis tracking system, 25% weight loss has been shown to provide superior alleviation over the tracking system, as this does not require special design or strengthened material
Almost two-thirds of India’s installed power generation capacity is based on coal-fired plants, but most of these plants, especially the older ones, are yet to procure or install the requisite technology for emission control. The industry, however, has begun to take cognizance of this and a big push is underway to reduce the emission levels. The total power generation in the country is expected to cross 830 GW by the year 2030, and almost half of this will be coal-based
While solar projects can be set up anywhere, its scattering leads to higher project costs per MW and higher transmission losses. When projects are individual and of a lower capacity, they incur substantially higher expenses in site development, drawing separate transmission lines to the nearest substation, procuring water and in the creation of other necessary infrastructure
Rooftop solar systems are one of the most suited clean technologies for the urban built environment. Moreover, 82 percent of India’s potential for technology in urban areas is in the residential sector. However, uptake of the technology has been largely among industrial and commercial consumers. For residential consumers, installing rooftop solar systems possesses several challenges.
As the world’s largest producer of cotton and the second-largest producer of wheat and rice, India is undoubtedly an agrarian country. About 800 million people out of the country’s 1.3 billion population depend directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. India’s farmers have constantly faced the brunt of climate change and crop failures since most of the agriculture in the country is monsoon based
Rural electrification has been a goal that India had been pursuing for long as part of its own development agenda, even before the advent of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and thereafter, SDGs. However, it was in recent years that this really picked up pace after such programs were taken up in mission mode, in a goal-oriented manner accompanied by real-time monitoring mechanisms.
With the help of AI and other emerging technologies, utilities can improve long-term business planning around infrastructure investments and maintenance schedules, launch new revenue-generating customer-focused energy services, and proactively optimize operational performance
The necessity to opt for technological up-gradation and network strengthening in the distribution segment to address the aspects of operational efficiency and financial sustainability of the utilities makes smart grid one of the evolving and high-value markets for Indian market players.
The government has been prescient of the rising importance of battery storage in spurring the e-mobility movement and has established the National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage. It is encouraging the setting up large-scale, export-competitive integrated batteries and cell-manufacturing giga-plants. With this, India has taken the next step towards creating a robust domestic manufacturing infrastructure
As more and more countries are adopting EVs, it will shortly start moving on high pace and India being globally connected economy will reap the benefits of global adoption and it will reach to majority stage in a shorter span than other countries as Indian customers will form part of an early majority in terms of the global market.
Switching from a traditional business approach to a guided roadmap, with opportunities to increase profitability aligned with business objectives, is indeed a paradigm shift. However, outsourcing the strategic O&G engineering functions to a trusted, thinking partner can be an effective way to increase viability, profitability, efficiencies and productivity gains at each stage of the development process
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