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Why India’s Falling Electricity Demand is a Worrisome Trend Amid Slowdown. Can Renewable Energy Revive it?

For the first time, electricity demand growth in India has dropped, slowing down manufacturing sector, slipping along the record drop in global coal power generation and the rise of renewables. New Delhi: At the launch of the Coal 2018 report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), director of energy markets and security Seisuke Sadamori said: […]

China wants in on Crete power link, joins Minos solar project

China’s president Xi Jinping left Greece with 16 bilateral deals, after an official three-day visit, where the focus was placed on the most populous country’s massive Belt and Road Initiative for infrastructure, manufacturing and trade across Asia, Africa and Europe. The projects include the interconnection cable which is planned to be installed between Crete and […]

Electricity EE to look after net metering approval, grid connectivity procedures

Panaji : In order to streamline and facilitate installation of rooftop solar (RTS) system for prosumers (consumer cum producer) and speed up grid connectivity process, the procedure for net metering approval and grid connectivity has been transferred to the executive engineer (EE) of the concerned division of the electricity department with immediate effect. Net metering […]

Singapore wants to generate enough solar energy for 350,000 households annually by 2030 – here’s how it plans to do that

Singapore has moved from oil to natural gas for cleaner power generation in the past 50 years, but Singapore’s energy use now needs to be even cleaner for the sake of future generations. Calling climate change a “challenge that requires us to change the way we use and produce energy”, the Energy Market Authority (EMA) […]

Over 14k agri pumps still without electricity

Kolhapur: Over 14,000 agriculture pumps across the district are still awaiting electricity restoration after the supply was disconnected earlier this year owing to incessant rainfall and floods. According to Maharashtra State Electricity Development Corporation Limited (MSEDCL), they can restore electricity supply only if they get proper break from rain. A press release issued by the […]

Contra Costa County Will Hedge Against Peak Electricity Rates and Save Millions with Solar-Plus-Storage Commitment

County Added to SunPower’s Growing List of Public Sector Customers Embracing Storage as a Value Add SAN JOSE : Contra Costa County in California recently selected SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) to deploy a mix of Helix® Roof and Carport solar systems at 10 locations totaling 3.7 megawatts, which is expected to offset approximately 68 percent grid electricity and save $16.5 […]