450cr Benefit for Industrial Open Access Consumers

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Open access industrial consumers saved about Rs 450 crore by taking advantage of falling electricity prices at power exchanges in May even as the state electricity boards (SEBs) stayed away from the power market due to cash crunch. Electricity users with more than 1 MW of load are deemed as open access consumers who can […]

Mounting and Installation options – Building-integrated photovoltaics

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Building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) electric power systems not only produce electricity, they are also part of the building. For example, a BIPV skylight is an integral component of the building envelope as well as a solar electric energy system that generates electricity for the building. These solar systems are thus multifunctional construction materials. The standard element of a BIPV […]

MNRE unveils National offshore Wind Energy Policy

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Although, we have seen on-shore wind energy technology has a reached a point of mass production and has almost become at par with fossil fuel generated electricity , the offshore wind energy is yet reach at that level. Objective The intent is to develop a policy which will assist to harness the maximum offshore wind […]

Solar Energy utilized to expunge Malaria

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Since its inception, solar energy has contributed to the energy sector and preserving the environment. A kenyan island is utilizing solar energy gradually to eradicate malaria from the island. If the objective is accomplished, this technology could be implemented in other remote areas of the world to eradicate this heinous disease. A batch of students […]

Solar PV and the German/European Electricity Supply Network

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The Electricity supply network of Germany is part of the European Common Control Area,ENTSOE. This includes transmission and generation with typical 220 KV and 380 KV system voltages. For cities and small distances 110 kV is used for transmission and distribution. Regional distribution is accomplished over 10 kV and 20 kV 3-phase, 3-wire system. Local distribution […]

Understanding the true value of solar electricity

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On-site generation of solar power generation is getting much more importance from the industrial clients who install the captive power plants as back up to the DG sets to meet their demand of electricity for captive usage. Unlike wind Solar has advantage that the solar resource is reasonably distributed and can fulfil the onsite generation […]