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Budget 2020-21: Will Sitharaman keep aside Rs 1.10 lakh crore to revamp India’s discoms

Sitharaman may provide support for Ujjwala beneficiaries for buying refill gas cylinders Reforms in power distribution companies (Discoms) and support for Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries to purchase refills of cooking gas cylinders will be among the announcements the energy sector will expect Union Minister for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman to include in the budget she will table […]

India needs 50 GWh of battery storage within 2.5 yrs for planned EV transition: NITI Aayog official

EV batteries are not compatible for tropical climate, according to Sajid Mubashir, scientist, Department of Science and Technology, who was also speaking at the same event New Delhi: India will need 50 gigawatt hour (GWh) of battery storage capacity over the next two-and-a-half years to support the projected growth in renewable energy and meet the […]

Renewable energy: Curtailment is a bane that must be done away with

If solutions to the problem are not found, it will add to the operational risk of renewable energy projects, discouraging investments ‘Curtailment’ of power generated by wind and solar projects is a persistent problem for renewable energy (RE) developers in India despite a ‘must-run’ assurance in regulation. ‘Curtailment’ refers to an action under which off-take […]