Author: Neha Sharma

As Brexit Arrives, Energy Trading In Focus between UK and EU

Future arrangements between the UK and EU energy markets should maximize the benefits of interconnection with the bloc’s countries, according to RenewableUK, formerly, the British Wind Power Association. Under the Brexit agreement, the UK and the EU have agreed to a framework for future electricity trading. The new model includes guarantees for open and fair […]

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Delhi Police Goes With Solar To Power Beat Booth At India Gate

On December 26tht  Delhi Police set up its first solar energy-enabled “modern beat booth”, which is also water, fire and vandalism proof, at the iconic India Gate. The beat booth was inaugurated by special commissioner of police, law and order, south zone, Satish Golchha. As per Mr Anil Mittal, Additional PRO (Delhi Police), the booth […]

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Germany’s Federal Network Agency Awards 664 MW In Wind And Solar Projects

Germany’s latest mixed-technology tender was oversubscribed, awarding close to 400 MW of wind and 264 MW of solar projects. Germany’s latest mixed-technology tender was oversubscribed, awarding close to 400 MW of wind and 264 MW of solar projects. The tender, which was open for submissions by December 1, 2020, targeted 366.9 MW of onshore wind […]

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First P2P Solar Power Trading In South Asia Launched By UPPCL

Uttar Pradesh has become the first state to launch blockchain-enabled solar power trading in India and South Asia in a project led by India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) with Australian technology company Power Ledger. Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) and the subsidiary Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (MVVNL) will host a pilot project involving […]

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Solar Farms Generating 50% of Iran’s Renewable Power

Iran’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (SATBA) has released data indicating that the share of solar power plants in Iran has reached 49 percent. Based on the data, the total capacity of Iran’s renewable power plants is 844.59 megawatts (MG) at the end of November 2020. The solar surge should be no surprise considering […]

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UK’s Energy Catalyst Program Launches New Community Hub

UK government Energy Catalyst program aims to support businesses to develop sustainable energy technologies and business models, which are accelerating the clean energy transition in developing and emerging economies.  The program is run by Innovate UK and is co-funded by partners including the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Department for International Development, the […]

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“EEG-Novelle”, New Renewable Energy Law For Germany

The parliament of Germany has approved a draft of the reform of the new renewable energy law called “EEG-Novelle.” With the new provisions, several changes will be introduced for the PV sector. One of the most important ones is the exemption from the payment of the EEG-levy, which is usually applied to all power producers […]

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The Top 5 PSUs With Big Solar Plans For India

India’s electricity mix is where the country hopes to make the biggest gains, when it comes to its contribution to cutting carbon emissions. Currently, the country’s sources of power generation range from conventional sources such as coal, lignite, natural gas, oil, hydro and nuclear power to viable non-conventional sources such as wind, solar, and agricultural […]

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Unpaid Electric Bills Weakens the Efforts to Improve Access to All

Electric utilities in many developing countries often don’t get fully paid by consumers for the power they supply. A new study by the University of Chicago and partner institutes suggests that this has led to widespread outages and rationing of power. This poor electricity access may be a consequence of society treating electricity as a […]

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