Installed Generation Capacity Sufficient to Meet Electricity Demand
The installed electricity generation capacity in the country was around 364,960 MW on October 31, which is sufficient to meet the electricity demand in the country. The gap between demand and supply of power up to October during the current fiscal in terms of energy and peak is less than 1 per cent, stated Raj Kumar Singh, Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy.
Sterlite Power forays into grid connected battery storage
Sterlite Power has submitted bids for two storage projects in the recently concluded auction of Salt River Project utility. This marks the first foray of Sterlite Power into grid connected battery energy storage systems (BESS).
Indian government’s Rs 344 bn bonanza for solar sector
The Government of India has approved the launch of KUSUM (Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan) scheme, to promote the use of solar powered agriculture pumps by farmers and installation of small renewable power plants (500 KW to 2 MW) by farmers/cooperatives/panchayats on their lands, with a funding support of Rs 344.22 billion.
"Diesel gensets are here to stay as power backup"
Ramesh Pasarija, former Chairman, Technical Committee, Indian Diesel Engine Manufacturers Association feels that an increase in the battery life will be a major challenge for diesel gensets.
Vikram Solar launches half-cut-cell module at REI 2018
Vikram Solar launched a new line of solar modules that are based on the latest half-cell technology that increases module output by 15 Wp per module as compared to standard PV modules as Renewable Energy India Expo.
Solar: Is It Shining
10 MW in 2010 to 21 GW of installed grid-connected solar capacity in 2018 shows the testament of the Government of India's success in supporting renewable energy, especially solar, in India.
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