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THE ECONOMICS OF GRID DEFECTION – WHEN AND WHERE DISTRIBUTED SOLAR GENERATION PLUS STORAGE COMPETES WITH TRADITIONAL UTILITY SERVICE – A report

Distributed electricity generation, especially solar PV, is rapidly spreading and getting much cheaper. Distributed electricity storage is doing the same, thanks largely to mass production of batteries for electric vehicles. Solar power is already starting to erode some utilities’ sales … Continue reading

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Amendment in the Benchmark cost of “Off-grid and Decentralized Solar Applications Programme” being implemented under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) till 31st March, 2014

No. 5/23/2009-P&C भारत सरकार/ Government of India नवीन और नवीकरणीय ऊर्ाामंत्रालय / Ministry of New & Renewable Energy *** To The Pay & Accounts Officer Block No.14, C.G.O. Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, dated the 28th May, 2013 Ministry of … Continue reading

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The hard reality of off-grid solar in Bihar, a quiet revolution in off-grid taking place, if only we can fix the cost vs quality issues

Daily wager Bijendra Sao is fussing about at Exhibition Road in Patna to shop for his daughter’s dowry. The doting father wants the best that he can afford—a solar panel that can power two compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and a … Continue reading

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