INDIAN MARKETS

Innovative Use of Railway Real Estate to Generate Solar Power

Solar Power from Railway Tracks Solar panels are being innovatively used in a number of places to save on the real estate cost of putting millions of solar panels in utility-scale plants in open areas. Floating solar power plants have already become a major industry with solar panels being used on reservoirs, canals etc. There...

SOLAR ENERGY

All You Wanted To Know About Solar Desalination

Solar energy has been found to be of immense use to mankind. Can you imagine a day or two if the sun does not shine? Isn’t it so depressing? Not only for our general well being, but solar energy is being immensely used for our huge growing power needs. Solar has found a large number of applications...

WIND ENERGY

Is A Hybrid Wind-Solar Plant more Profitable for Indian Developers?

Hybrid Wind-Solar Plant – India According to a new report, a solar and wind hybrid plant would cost 5%-7% less in capital costs, compared to a stand-alone wind or solar plant. India has massive plans to grow renewable energy sources of power generation over the coming decade. While the ministries pass policies for the development...

CLIMATE CHANGE

Solar Powered Water ATMs Provide Access to Clean Drinking Water to Rural India

Access to Clean Drinking Water – This World Environment Day This World Environment Day, let us learn about a startup engaged in providing clean drinking water to millions of Indians at cheap rates and through sustainable means. Not only power but access to clean drinking water is also the right of people. Nearly 19% of...

GREEN STOCKS

Despite Criticism, Uttar Pradesh Cancels its Solar Auction Earlier

Another Solar Auction Cancelation Indian distribution utilities as well as large power aggregators such as SECI have frequently come under criticism for cancelling solar auctions or renegotiating the signed PPAs for solar power. The developers and investors say that this damages the investor interest by introducing uncertainty in the whole process of investing in solar...

WORLD ECONOMY & MARKETS

Electricity Retailers in Australia Start Fighting Rooftop Solar using Technical Excuses

Rooftop Solar threat to Australian Utilities The electricity market globally is undergoing a major paradigm change which is perhaps the biggest since Thomas Edison invented the electric bulb. The advent of cheap renewable energy, distributed generation, EVs and storage are leading to huge changes which most of the large electricity utilities are finding difficult to adjust...

TECHNOLOGY

Is Hyperloop Just A Case of Hyperbole or Will It Disrupt The Transport Industry

Can Hyperloop Disrupt The Transport Industry Hyperloop has gathered vast amounts of media attention in the past few years and is said to be the next big thing in transportation industry set to disrupt the trillion dollar industry. However, the hype around Hyperloop has failed to produce anything concrete till date, unlike Electric Vehicles which are...