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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- September 2013

October 8, 2013 by

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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 […]

Horizons- April 2013

May 20, 2013 by

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The financial year gone by brought mixed fortunes for renewable energy in India. Difficult market conditions in general affected renewable energy. At the same time, the sector witnessed significant shifts foremost being the change in government focus from wind to solar. Renewable energy capacity in India grew 12% in FY12-13 over the previous financial year […]

Horizons- Jan 2013

February 5, 2013 by

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The State of Maharashtra has traditionally been one of the leaders on some of the most important fronts in India. With just 10% of the country’s population, the State accounts for close to 15% of its GDP as well as energy supply. Even in the area of Renewable Energy – a key constituent of the […]