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Horizons-April 2014

May 3, 2014 by

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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 […]

Horizons-February 2014

March 25, 2014 by

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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 […]

Horizons-January 2014

February 20, 2014 by

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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 […]

Horizons- December 2013

January 17, 2014 by

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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 […]

Horizons- November 2013

December 12, 2013 by


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 […]

Horizons- September 2013

October 8, 2013 by


The recently passed Companies Bill, 2012 mandates large organizations to spend part of their net profit on activities related to Corporate Social Responsibility. Renewable energy presents an opportunity for organizations to make investments in sustainability that will pay back quickly. Purchase of clean energy or investment in clean energy projects addresses sustainability goals in addition […]

Horizons- August 2013

September 21, 2013 by

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Market watch – Evolution of solar technology Modern silicon based solar photovoltaic technology has come a long way since the invention of silicon solar cells in the early 1950s. Back then, solar cells were hand-made and cost about $1,000 per watt while achieving only about 4% cell efficiency. Current crystalline silicon technology costs less than […]