Desalination processes based on renewable energy could resolve India’s perennial water woes

The ever-increasing demand for potable water is exerting tremendous stress on our existing consumable water resources. Water covers a little over 70 per cent of the earths surface, and by this we erroneously presume that there is adequate potable water. Realistically, only 3 per cent of this water is potable. According to a study in […]

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Is it possible to get 100 percent of our energy from renewable sources?

The questions regarding renewable energy are never-ending. Is there enough space for all the wind turbines and solar panels to provide all our energy needs? What happens when the sun doesn’t shine and the wind doesn’t blow? Won’t renewables destabilise the grid and cause blackouts? A study conducted by the Lappeenranta University of Technology explored […]

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How renewables are powering, empowering Germany’s rural economy

Tobias Huster is a young grape cultivator and winemaker in Ingelheim in the countryside of this town who wants to expand his family business beyond 200,000 wine bottles annually. But with farm earnings falling owing to frequent bad weather, growers like him in the predominantly rural federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate, known for picturesque towns and […]

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Govt’s clarification on EVs- “charging stations for EVs does not require license”: Industry’s Views

The Power Ministry recently issued clarification stating that companies setting up charging infrastructure for electric vehicles do not require any separate license for electricity transmission, distribution or trading. Section 2 of the Act provides definitions for “consumer” for electricity, and “trading” of electricity. As per the definition, consumer means any persons who is supplied with […]

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“Just do it”: Solar remains the ‘beating heart’ of the energy transition

(Overview of the Making Solar Bankable Conference in Amsterdam held on 15 and 16 February in Amsterdam) The exponential growth of solar power generation places the technology at the heart of the transition to clean energy, and while there are constant challenges and shortcomings, the message to the industry from investors and consumers alike is […]

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Oil hunger to grow in nation aiming for only electric car sales

By Saket Sundria and Debjit Chakraborty Even though India aspires to sell only electric vehicles by 2030, it still sees gasoline and diesel consumption doubling over that period. The two ideas may not be contradictory. Electric vehicles will take time to become affordable enough for price-sensitive Indian masses, according to the country’s energy forecaster. During […]

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Gaming or Forecasting?

The RE (renewable energy) can be seen as a transformative solution to meet steadily rising energy demand as well as economic challenges and to mitigate the climate change and to reduce the carbon emission from traditional energy sources. At present, India has a target of 175 Gigawatt (GW) of installed capacity from renewable energy by […]

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Indian Wind Power Sector

Historical Development India has had an active involvement with wind power since the earliest days of the technology’s development and continues to play a major role as one of the world’s biggest markets. Wind power in the 1980s was characterised by a number of demonstration projects consisting of turbines in the 40 kW to 55 […]

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Indian Wind Power Sector

Historical Development India has had an active involvement with wind power since the earliest days of the technology’s development and continues to play a major role as one of the world’s biggest markets. Wind power in the 1980s was characterised by a number of demonstration projects consisting of turbines in the 40 kW to 55 […]

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Comprehensive charging infrastructure: The Key to climate-friendly mobility

Electric vehicles powered by solar or wind are the key to developing a new, climate-friendly and sustainable model of mobility worldwide. For e-mobility to catch on, there is one pressing need in particular: comprehensive charging infrastructure. Visitors to Power2Drive Europe will have the chance to explore how charging infrastructure is developing around the globe and […]

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