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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 -May 2012

June 4, 2012 by

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Wind energy, unlike solar energy, has seen more than two decades of growth in India. However, the complexity of generating MW scale, grid compatible energy through wind is yet to be fully appreciated by all stakeholders in the industry. Apart from the inherent technological challenges, there are many variables that go into making wind energy […]

Renewable Energy in India: Past, present and future

November 4, 2011 by


World Resource Institute ranks India 109th among the 134 countries in terms of the energy consumed per capita per annum. This rank is even below countries such as Indonesia and Zimbabwe. However, there has been rapid growth in industry and domestic consumption of electricity. Between 1984 to 2011, the demand for electric power increased at […]

Pak-China energy cooperation

August 22, 2011 by

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Pakistan and China recently held their Joint Energy Working Group (JEWG) meeting in Beijing on August 1-2, 2011. The interactions between China and Pakistan show a worrisome trend of Chinese influence spreading to shambled state of Pakistan. Pakistan is convening Chinese companies across a number of areas including energy projects as was the key point […]

Information Technology company invests in Clean Technology

August 18, 2011 by

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Persistent Systems, outsourced software product development company headquartered in Pune has invested in a 2.1 MW wind energy generator at Dhule, Maharashtra. This investment is a part of their green persistent movement. The technology provider for the wind mill is Suzlon Energy. The energy generated will be injected into the MSEDCL grid. The machine is […]

Google to buy 100 MW of wind power

April 21, 2011 by


Google is committing to buy clean power, working towards its long term goal of carbon neutrality. It recently announced that it has made its second deal via its subsidiary Google Energy to buy 100 MW of power from a wind farm under construction in Oklahoma. Like the earlier deal, this wind farm too is being […]

Renewable Energy in India – Maharashtra ranks 2nd

March 6, 2011 by


Driven by significant exploitation of the wind energy potential in the state, Maharashtra has retained its rank 2 in Indian states in installed renewable energy capacity. However, the state has not moved up in exploiting green energy resources, partly driven the falling capacity addition as can be seen in the graph below. The southern state […]