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Near-Future Trends in the Energy Sector

Whilst many industries have deployed AI and ML applications to solve existing traditional problems. It is the forward-looking possibilities that are more interesting and imperative for the energy domain. This has already given rise to new solutions, which are in turn steering the development of the sector. Such as insight generation, infrastructure planning, and automated decision making

Sanand Sule, Co-Founder and CTO, Climate Connect
 

Joule Solar Case Study

While this project is relatively small in size compared to many of today’s solar farms, it represented a big accomplishment for the team. A fresh perspective was applied to the overall EPC process focusing on design and installation efficiencies and produced a showcase system that serves as the standard for the current and future work.”—Corey Shalanski, Joule Energy

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Magenta Power sets up India’s first solar based charging station for Electric Vehicles

The Government undoubtedly has been encouraging the move towards Electric Vehicles and the shift shall be more evident by 2030, understanding which Magenta already has begun its plan to build the seamless network of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, enabling easier adoption among the audience with proximity and making them future ready.

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Importance of Materials in PV Modules: Recommended Best Practices to Select PV Modules

DuPont has been engaged in an extensive field survey program for more than 5 years to help gain an in- depth understanding of what makes a reliable and durable PV module. The studies have found that many materials used in PV modules demonstrate signs of visual changes in less than 2 years of operation and resulted in power loss, safety risk or both.

DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions
 

IEX celebrates first successful decade of operations

Presently, the exchange has 6000+ participants registered across electricity, REC and ESCert segments comprising distribution utilities, generators, large consumers and several renewable energy generators.

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Making Electric Vehicle Acceptable and Affordable to Indian Consumer

Developing large scale charge point network in Indian urban environment will be challenging. High upfront capital costs and present low levels of uptake for electric vehicles mean that returns on investment will only be realized over longer periods. That would require for government to create opportunities for investment in new rapid charging infrastructure by reducing key barriers to investment, in particular access to suitable sites with sufficient power

Awadhesh Jha, Vice President-Charge & Drive & Sustainability, Fortum India
 

Electric Vehicles & Market Challenges

The cost of an EV in India is determined by the cost of the battery which at this time constitutes around 35 per cent of the cost of the EV. The cost of the battery in turn governed by international dynamics and who holds the minerals required for battery production. Companies in India are working on producing Lithium based batteries in India which is bound to bring battery prices down

Maxson Lewis, Managing Director, Magenta Power
 

Electric Vehicles in India: An insight in the key trends in E-Mobility sector in India

Ride-sharing companies have announced ambitious plans to invest in electric mobility. Ola aims to have 10,000 EVs in 2019 as part of its Mission Electric. Lithium cabs, Bhagirathi are some successful examples and have developed an EV fleet of about 500 vehicles already and are active in enterprise transportation segment

Anant Nahata, Managing Director, Exicom
 

Bright Prospects for Electric Vehicles Market in India

Analysts estimate that 30,000 slow-charging and 15,000 fast-charging stations need to be established in a phased manner within the next three to five years. At every three kilometers in cities, a minimum of two high-charge points and a fast-charging point are required

Srinivas Shanbhogue, Vice-President - Retail, Schneider Electric India
 

Charging Stations for EVs can help drive demand for the sector's growth in the country

There are around 4,000 charging stations that are planned to be set up in the country which would constitute only 1 per cent of the total charging stations projected to be needed by the end of 2030. This is meant to encourage the use of EVs and create enough demand to attract other players to set up charging stations, thus creating a bigger market for EVs in the near future

Er. Alekhya Datta, Fellow and Area Convenor, Electricity and Fuels Division, TERI
 

Cygni Energy wins “Most Innovated Product Award 2018” for their Solar DC Inverterless technology

Cygni’s flagship product is Integrated Solar-DC Inverterless Systems. This is one of the most efficient photovoltaic power backup systems available in the market offering up to 40% lesser power consumption and 50% reduction in electricity bills. In addition, Cygni systems come integrated with Mobile App, which helps you monitor your energy consumption, which in turn will enable you to monitor and control your energy usage

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IEEFA India: Proposed Khurja coal power plant overpriced and uncompetitive

Tim Buckley, IEEFA Director of Energy Finance Studies, said electricity users, the state and central government, and the project’s lenders should not be burdened with yet another expensive stranded asset at a time when local residents need cleaner energy options

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How blockchain technology can influence the solar sector?

Blockchain based platforms will make the energy sharing easy will decrease the load on the grid and will help the individual or a community to be energy independent.With small steps, the world is accepting this blockchain technology. This blockchain technology is going to be the 4th industrial revolution. Companies like EcoCoin and TransActive are creating a platform which can ease the process of energy trading locally which will further help to attract new and more people in renewable energy

Ankit Sharma, Director, Aurdinate Global
 

Can India lead the world?

The Government has been the real catalyst till date in pushing the green agenda and will have to continue holding fort till the country reaches the finish line. Although a handful of naysayers and sceptics doubt India’s ability to reach the 175 GW target by 2022, there are far more believers who strongly feel that India may reach this target well before 2022

Jaykumar Bhupendra Waghela, Senior Manager - Business Development, Fourth Partner Energy
 

Rooftop segment poses biggest challenge to India’s solar initiative

While the 60-GW ground-mounted solar target is still achievable, rooftop solar presents the real challenge. We have to make it click or the 2022 target of 100 GW will turn out to be just a flight of fancy.Though the fastest-growing segment within India’s renewable energy sector, rooftop solar is still not growing fast enough, as ideally required to get to the elusive target. This is mainly because of lack of policy initiatives like net-metering and incentives for financial investors.

Simarpreet Singh, Director, Hartek Solar Pvt Ltd
 
 
 
 
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