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Why a Performance Guarantee is Guaranteed Underperformance

Sorrebh Samdani, Applications Engineering Manager at infiswift Many in the solar industry view the performance guarantee as an assurance that PV projects will produce the maximum amount of energy. While the performance guarantee does ensure that a PV project will produce above a minimum threshold, it does not ensure that it will perform to its […]

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The Dark Truth of QCA: Who is Paying Whose Penalty?

By Abhk Kumar Das, Del2infinity Energy Consulting The solar and wind power generation shows a promising future in India. But due to the variability and intermittency, large scale renewable energy penetration in existing grid is a challenge and the proper policy and regulatory mechanisms, technological solutions and institutional structures are key issues in solar and […]

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India Asset Examined to Exit SkyPower Global by ReNew, Greenko, Hero

SkyPower won contracts to set up three solar ventures of 50 MW each in Madhya Pradesh in June 2015 and four tasks of 50 MW each in Telangana in August that year. No less than three Indian engineers are looking at the advantages of Canadian sustainable power source organization SkyPower Global, which intends to leave India […]

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Operation & Maintenance Testing Equipments

Globally, we now have a total of 305GW of solar power installed, up from around 50GW in 2010 and virtually nothing at the turn of the millennium. The experts have termed this growth “very significant” and have spoken briefly on the need to have solar power as an important measure for the world to meet […]

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The Largest Solar Power Plant in the Aegean Region Completed By Asunim Turkey

Project planning and engineering was done by Asunim’s international engineering department on a rugged and very complicated terrain. Asunim recently connected 40,3 MW SPP to the grid and is proud to add this reference to its EPC and Operation and Maintenance portfolio. Asunim is one of the leading EPC companies in Turkey with a long […]

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HEEDING the Call for CYBER SECURITY in Renewable Energy

This is a challenge, but even more so, it is an opportunity to advance the collective technologies towards the attainment of solar cyber security worldwide. In 2012, a computer virus, dubbed Stuxnet, disabled 1000 of Iran’s 5000 centrifuges, detailing a joint US-Israel cyber security attack on Iran that undermined its nuclear enrichment facilities. In 2014, Unit […]

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MNRE’s ‘Rooftop Solar Power Plants’ Scheme to Rescue Kashmir From Power Crisis

The scheme will provide government subsidy of 70 percent to the customers generating solar energy and setting up roof top solar plants. During winters the electricity demand in Kashmir rises to up to 1900MWs against the availability of 1200MWs produced by the Power Development Department (PDD) of Kashmir. In order to compensate the additional 700MW […]

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Manipur is the Recently Added State to be Benefitted by Saubhagya Scheme

The scheme is set to make electricity affordable for “The poorest of the poor” and promised 24×7 power supply by March 2019. State of Manipur is now included in the list of states to bestowed with the Saubhagya scheme, which aims to provide electricity to India’s each and every household. Minister for Power and New […]

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Companies Spend Just 6 Percent of CSR Fund on Clean Energy: Report

Key findings of the report showcase that while Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes in education, sanitation or skills and livelihood have seen a dramatic increase, while it remain low for clean energy and energy access. A report released by Samhita Social Ventures showcases that Indian companies are spending a mere 6 percent of their CSR […]

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