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Grid Stability Challenges Posed by Increasing Use of Renewables

The target of 175 GW of renewables by 2022 appears exciting for many of us, but it might not be so for the operators of the electricity grid. Not because they do not like renewables, but because there are a number of challenges that an increasing mix of renewable energy sources pose to the grid stability. Here […]

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Six Northern States Could have Power Surplus by 2016

Six of the nine Northern States will have surplus power within four years if of all plants under execution are commissioned by the end of the 12th Plan period, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) reported recently. It, however, added that peaking shortage would continue. The peaking shortage was what, in all likelihood caused the […]

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The Best Destination to See Sell Next Gen Energy Tech? India, Says GigaOm

The worst blackout in a decade hit Northern India on Monday forcing 370 million people to go without power. While blackouts are a huge problem for the country, they’re a massive opportunity for next-generation energy technologies like clean power, and the smart grid, says this GigaOm post. Sure, a problem is just an opportunity by […]

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