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Horizons- May 2013

June 7, 2013 by

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WAY FORWARD FOR CONSUMER TARIFFS Structural reforms in the power sector will take time to be initiated and completed in earnest. In the short to medium term, supply-demand mismatch and limited ability of the financial system to support subsidies are expected to push consumer tariffs upward. Consumers can mitigate these rises by taking pro-active measures. […]

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- 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]