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Solar Water Heaters – Even Jerks Can Save the World

Almost everyone knows about solar water heaters, but sadly, only a small proportion of those who know actually use solar water heaters. A lot many more can use and benefit from this simple, but very useful device. If you live in countries with a decent amount of sunshine in winter too, and good sunshine in […]

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EcoSure Solar Conference Telangana Sep 7 2015

Telangana Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy @ the conference   A solar conference with a focus on Telangana took place in Hyderabad on 7 Sep. Organized by EcoSure Events, this was supported by the government of Telangana as well as a number of solar related entities in the region. From the government’s side, the Home Minister […]

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Gujarat sets the ball rolling

The Gujarat Electricity Regulation Commission (GERC) recently issued a draft document to outline the process they used to determine feed-in tariffs (FiT). This is for developers who wish to put up solar power plants (both PV & CSP) under the state solar policy for megawatt and kilowatt scale projects. The document also issued basic guidelines […]

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Posted in: Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Thin Film

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2nd Annual Renewcon India 2011 conference – A roundup

The 2nd Annual Renewcon India 2011 conference took place in Mumbai from 27-30 September 2011. The 4 day event covered the three segments of renewable energy – Solar, Wind and Waste-to-Energy. The event was attended by regulators, renewable energy industry leaders, the financial community and aspiring entrepreneurs. Speakers included some of the industrial leaders like […]

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Posted in: Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Wind Energy

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3rd grid connected solar PV power plant in Tamil Nadu commissioned

RL Clean Power Private Limited commissioned a 1 MW solar PV plant and connected it to the grid on 25 July 2011. The plant, located in Sivaganga District of Tamil Nadu, was one of the projects allotted under the “Rooftop PV & Small Solar Power Generation Programme(RPSSGP)”. Wipro Ecoenergy was the EPC vendor for the […]

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2 Day workshop on”Solar PV Systems- Design and Engineering” – A report

iPLON GmbH, Germany, in association with Energy Alternatives India (EAI), conducted a two day training workshop on the 20th and 21st of July 21, 2011 at The Raintree Hotel, Chennai. The workshop titled “Solar Photovoltaic Systems – Design and Engineering” covered a wide range of topics related to Solar PV power plants with emphasis on […]

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Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) trading takes off in India

The trading of Renewable Energy Certificates (REC), one of the key growth drivers for the Renewable energy industry, has successfully started in India. The RECs were traded in 2 of the major power exchanges – Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and Power Exchange India Limited(PXIL). For readers new to the subject, here are some basics. You […]

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Why Solar for Captive Power?

Increasing demand from industrial consumers, who are suffering from inadequate power supply and high tariff rate charged by State Electricity Boards (SEBs), find captive generation as the best alternative for meeting their demand. As a result, Captive Power Plant (CPP) capacity grew at a CAGR of 5% during the period FY04-FY08. Currently, coal-based generation dominates […]

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Triple Bottom Line and the Business Community

Sustainability is coming of age –that at least is the message that came out of last week’s event on Triple Bottom Line, “L’Attitude” organized by Great Lakes Institute of Management(GLIM) at Chennai. The event, which aptly advocated “Prosperity with Accountability” focused on the need for corporates to focus not just on one P, that is […]

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Intersolar India- Day 2

This is my third post on the Intersolar India conference and Exhibition held in Mumbai between 13 and 16 December, 2010. My blogs on the Day 1 of the conference is available at Day 1, Part 1: http://eai.in/blog/2010/12/intersolar-india-day-1-part-1.html Day 1, Part 2: http://eai.in/blog/2010/12/intersolar-day-1part-2.html The 2nd and 3rd days of the conference were half day affairs. […]

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