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Horizons-December 2014

December 20, 2014 by

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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 […]

Horizons- November 2013

December 12, 2013 by

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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- March 2013

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Power Sector: Lessons from Industry In an economy chronically starved for energy, a 10% shortage in power and electricity supply is not breaking news. It is well accepted that the power sector has a significant multiplier effect on the economy.  In our attempts to bridge this persistent gap, can we in the power sector learn […]

Horizons- Feb 2013

March 6, 2013 by

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Solar Energy – The Case for Small Scale The potential of solar energy to address our energy needs on a sustainable basis is acknowledged by industry, government as well as academia. Solar energy also has broad global support irrespective of political or national goals. India has a good solar irradiation and is well placed to […]

Renewable energy newsletter -December 2012

January 7, 2013 by

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2012: Closer to a sustainable energy mix 2012 proved to be exciting for those interested in the energy space. Even as we saw the world economy slowing down, oil prices continued to stay above $100 a barrel. New gas finds and a renewed push towards non-fossil fuels led to further diversification of energy mix. Major […]

Renewable energy newsletter -November 2012

December 11, 2012 by

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Carbon Emissions – What’s Cooking? Rising carbon emissions and climate change have been popular topics of debate over the last decade. Unfortunately, the debate has generated more heat than light. Nobody denies that we need to curb adverse effects of industrial activity on climate. However, the need to restrict rise in global temperatures fails to […]

Renewable energy newsletter -October 2012

November 3, 2012 by

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Sustainable Development is Serious Business: Over the past decade, organizations worldwide have faced uncertain market conditions, declining natural resources, increasing cost of production and aggressive competition. This, coupled with rigorous regulatory and policy changes has added to the need for them to strengthen business foundations through sincere efforts at understanding and implementing business sustainability. As understanding […]