Daily Archives: April 6, 2013

Central Electricity Authority Load Generation Balance Report 2012-13 – A Must Read

Read the complete report here The annual Load Generation Balance Report (LGBR) for the year 2012-13 is the thirty first publication in the series brought out by CEA. The Report covers the month-wise anticipated energy requirement and availability (in MU) … Continue reading

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Energy Storage: Why We Need It, And Why We Don’t

NATGRP: India is a country blessed with abundant Hydro (~20% of total  generation) due to the Himalayas with sunny days almost through out the year. Balancing Solar with Hydro would be the easiest way of covering peak energy concerns for … Continue reading

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India’s Off-grid Renewables Initiative Changing Lives in Ladakh

Ladakh, a remote district of India’s northernmost state, is currently benefiting from the largest off-grid renewable energy project in the world. The Ministry for New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is spending INR473 billion (US$88.8 million) on decentralized solar and hydro … Continue reading

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