Horizons-December 2014

December 20, 2014

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In recent years, the share of infirm power sources such as wind and solar in the grid has increased continuously. To facilitate further growth of renewable energy as well as to iron out gaps between demand and supply, energy needs to be stored. Storage technologies have wide applications – in Generation, Transmission and Distribution as […]

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Horizons-August 2014

August 22, 2014

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Distributed Generation gaining ground In traditional grid architecture, large power plants are located at far off locations from where electricity is wheeled to load centres. Distributed generation is used to generate electricity on a small scale at a large number of locations located close to the load. With the growth of solar energy, distributed generation has been adopted on a large scale in […]

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Horizons-April 2014

May 3, 2014

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Basic electricity tariff for Industrial Consumers in Various States

The April Edition of the Breakfast Club Rendezvous was organized at Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture, Pune on 11th April 2014. Focus of the session was on benefits of installation of onsite solar power plant.  The aim was to create awareness on how industrial and commercial consumers can benefit from solar energy. The event was organized by Agneya under the aegis of MCCIA. The […]

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Horizons-February 2014

March 25, 2014

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India now has sufficient experience with  Solar PV for Governments as well as large Consumers to accept that it is cost  competitive with grid power. Consumers  are gradually accepting the possibility of  regular rise in electricity tariffs. Solar  power provides a good source of electricity  with zero risk of input / raw material  availability.  The […]

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Horizons-January 2014

February 20, 2014

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Electricity is a key raw material for industries and one of the basic requirements for other consumer groups – commercial, residential and agricultural. The economics of power supply are well known. However we have not been able to match the needs of consumers with those of suppliers. The vigorous debate on rising tariffs is only […]

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Horizons- December 2013

January 17, 2014

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Advanced solar cells

2013 – A year of Significant Progress for Alternative Energy The year gone by saw significant progress in the areas of RE and advanced energy. Progress was not just about laboratory successes but also about financing and commercialization. These technologies are moving beyond dependence on Government support – many of them are commercially viable long term investments. In this issue, we report on the ten […]

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Horizons- November 2013

December 12, 2013


Solar energy benefits

It is easy to appreciate the benefits of solar power conceptually. Sunshine is unlimited and free. Power from the sun is clean and reasonably predictable. Costs are now affordable and it makes great business sense to invest in on-site solar. However, there are a number of steps from concept to commissioning – how diligently these […]