Author: Junaid Shah

Case Study: Demand Flexibility for Swift Transition to Renewable

Demand flexibility is the capacity of demand-side loads to change their consumption patterns hourly or on another timescale. It can help make electricity more affordable by helping customers use less power when prices are high. The research community claims that Demand flexibility will play a key role in reaching high levels of renewable generation and […]

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The Contra View: 5 Arguments Against Battery Swapping

A lot has been written about the advantages of Battery Swapping to make a shift to renewable energy for mobility. The value of Battery Swapping lies in the fact that separating the price of the electric car from the battery, its costliest part, will make it attractive to the customer. However, in the interest of […]

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Offshore Wind Energy: Top 5 Five Things You Didn’t Know

India is blessed with a coastline of about 7600 km surrounded by water on three sides and has good prospects of harnessing offshore wind energy. There is a lot of research, innovations, and investment going on in the field of renewable. From government measures to private efforts down to regular citizens, all are contributing towards […]

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Launch Of Vida V1: Hero Motocorp Officially Enters EV

India’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, Hero Motocorp, has finally entered the electric vehicle market with the launch of its pioneer in the sector, Hero Vida V1. Hero launched its first EV model V1 electric scooter at a starting ex-showroom price of Rs 1,45,000 under its new brand Vida on October 7. The scooter comes in two […]

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The Top 5: Factors Affecting The Price Of Solar Power

Solar energy has grown exponentially in recent years thanks to the global trend of developing low or zero-emission energy. Clocking exponential growth, solar is on the verge of entering a new era of Terawatt solar. SolarPower Europe’s latest Global Market Outlook reveals that worldwide, global solar capacity doubled in 3 years from 2018, bringing the […]

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China’s Solar Dominance: How Key Consumer Markets Are Adapting

Governments across the globe are increasingly investing in various sources of new and renewable energy to reach their targets of either achieving carbon neutrality or reducing emissions considerably to help realise the goal of the Paris agreement – limiting the rise in global temperature below 2-degree celsius from pre-industrial levels. Solar power is one of […]

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Examining the Biggest Polluters: Report Card of Shipping Industry

Nearly 80 per cent of the world’s trade is carried out by sea. Indeed, shipping offers an environmentally efficient means of transport per unit of cargo when compared to other highly polluting media such as air and road transport. Yet, the sheer volume of maritime trade results in a significant contribution to the world’s greenhouse […]

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What Are Climate Bonds?

According to the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates, limiting the global temperature increase to 2 degree Celsius, the goal of the Paris Agreement, will require about $3 trillion of investment every year to 2050. Raising such huge investments is a challenge. To tackle it, governments and corporations are increasingly turning to Climate […]

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Examining the Biggest Polluters: Report Card of Aviation Industry

Aviation is one of the fastest-growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions and, hence, one of the biggest polluters driving global climate change. The kind of energy that will be required to launch a 300-ton plane into the sky at 500 mph (805 kmph) will naturally be large. This makes air travel one of the most […]

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