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 […]Read More →
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India has the world’s fifth largest wind power installed capacity, at 17000 MW. The state of TN alone has a 7 GW of installed capacity. Anyone reading these numbers would say, “Wow”. But the opinion is rather divided whether the wind power sector has really provided all the benefits that it actually could. The key […]Read More →
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 […]Read More →
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 […]Read More →