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Draft of Indian Renewable Energy Act 2015

Request for comments/observations/feed-back on the Draft Renewable Energy Act 2015 In October 2014, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had constituted an Expert Committee to provide a draft Renewable Energy Act. The Committee met on 7 November 2014, … Continue reading

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Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Renewable Energy) Regulations, 2015 – Solar Levelised Tariff Set at 6.86

Renewable Energy Purchase Obligation of the obligated entity.- (1) Every obligated entity shall purchase from the renewable energy generating units, not less than 4.5 percentage of the total consumption of energy within its area of licence, during the financial years … Continue reading

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CERC May 15th 2014 order issued revising Biomass tariff upwards as well as changing Solar PV, Thermal, Hydro and other tariff substantially by revising capital values for the Financial Year 2014 – 15

Determination of generic levellised generation tariff for the FY 2014-15 under Regulation 8 of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for Tariff determination from Renewable Energy Sources) Regulations, 2012. ORDER 1. The Commission has notified the Central Electricity … Continue reading

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Australia moves from coal to renewables: 51 percent by 2050

A farmer plows a field in front of wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm located on the hills surrounding Lake George, 50 km north of the Australian capital city of Canberra May 13, 2013. Credit:Reuters Australia, one of the … Continue reading

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BP Energy Outlook 2030 – A view into the future of energy consumption globally

Click here for the document This is the second year in which BP has made the outlook for global energy available to the public. I am glad to see this decision was endorsed by the response we received to last year’s edition, … Continue reading

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Age of renewables: Why shale gas won’t kill wind or solar

The emergence of the shale gas boom in the United States, and the discovery of significant reserves in Australia and elsewhere, has prompted many people in the energy industry to proclaim a “golden age” of gas, one that will cause … Continue reading

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Decentralised Storage: Impact on future distribution grids – An EUELECTRIC report, June 2012

Flush with RE sources of power, EU recognizes the risk it brings to the grid without the appropriate balance of storage.  Europe’s electricity system is undergoing profound changes. The EU is planning a decarbonisation path that will see the EU … Continue reading

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