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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 […]

Key News round-up

September 10, 2011 by

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Energy and Renewable Energy in UP Energy demand has been growing by 25 per cent annually, though the per capita consumption of energy in UP in one of the lowest in the country at 370 units per year. The peak demand in UP has shot up to 11,000 MW this year from 9,000 MW last […]

Solar to provide upto 7% of India’s energy requirement

August 29, 2011 by


A recent forecast shows that solar power can meet 5-7% of India’s total energy requirements in another ten years i.e. by 2021-22. Minister of New and Renewable Energy, Dr. Farooq Abdullah said India has good potential for solar power as it receives solar energy equivalent to over 5,000 trillion kWh per year, which is far […]

Power and utilities sector – Emerging Issues – Deloitte Report

August 17, 2011 by

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Deloitte recently published the report “Empowering ideas 2011: A  look at then of the emerging issues in the power and utilities sector”. A set of significant factors including huge demand growth from countries such as India, China and supply side dependencies on  fossil fuels,  growth of renewables, climate change negotiation difficulties and the realization of […]

China’s Carbon Intensity reduction Plan

August 16, 2011 by


China’s official newspaper China Daily recently reported that China would soon release detailed plans to achieve the goal of reduction of carbon intensity. The plans would address the short-term goal of reducing carbon intensity by 17% over 2005 levels by 2015 and a medium-term goal of 40-45% reduction by 2020. National Development and Reform Commission, […]

Coal Industry overview – India

August 15, 2011 by


The relevance and significance of coal in India’s energy scenario is represented through a number of data points shown below Coal represented around 41% of India’s total primary energy supply in 2007. 70% of India’s coal production is consumed by the electric power generation in the country. A tenth of India’s total consumption was met […]

REN 21 – Global Energy Consumption : Renewables meet 16% of the demand in 2010

July 12, 2011 by


Renewable Energy Network (REN21) produced with its global network of research partners the “REN21 Renewables 2011 Global Status Report”. It was released today. The report shows that the RE sector is performing well globally, thought affected by the economic recession, incentive cuts, and low natural-gas prices. The report says that the RE sources meet 16 […]