April 6, 2018

Solar beats fossil fuels in 2017 leading record renewables investment

  It has already been widely reported that 2017 was extraordinary for renewables. Last year, wind and solar saw unprecedented growth as global energy demand increased, […]
April 3, 2018

India Produces 100 Billionth Unit of Renewable Energy in 1 Year

  Recently, India achieved a renewable energy milestone. Somewhere in the country, a solar panel, a wind turbine or possibly a small hydro plant pushed the […]
January 9, 2018

Chernobyl’s nuclear wasteland transformed into solar field

Workers in orange vests are busy around anthracite panels: investors in Ukraine are building the first solar plant in the contaminated area of ​​Chernobyl to revive […]
December 13, 2017

Land of the rising solar

Japan has been drawing a lot of attention and investment from foreign electricity generating companies, especially in solar power, where favourable regulations and substantial demand for […]
December 4, 2017

AIPEF writes to Union power minister on power reforms

The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) in a letter to R K Singh Union Power Minister has made several suggestions on the power sector reforms […]
October 30, 2017

Will India be able to reach deadline to convert all vehicles into EVs by 2030? Here are the challenges

India’s deadline for converting all vehicles into electric vehicles (EVs) in the next 13 years might sound too ambitious and even ridiculous to some, but transport […]
October 25, 2017

U.S. power grid becoming less cost-effective, less reliable and less resilient

The U.S. power grid is on track to lose cost effective power supply diversity, a trend that will raise the cost and variability of power bills […]
October 7, 2017

Look West, Think Ahead: The Role of Renewables in India’s Energy Security

In August 2015, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Look West” or “Link West” policy was officially announced during his state visit to the United Arab Emirates. The following […]
October 3, 2017

The cost of electricity

The cost of electricity can be divided into plant-level costs, grid-level costs, and other costs. Plant-level costs consist of capital, operation and maintenance, and fuelling cost. […]
September 27, 2017

Nuclear cannot keep up with wind, and solar is coming next

China has long had ambitions for nuclear power and it still does; under current plans, installed capacity will double by 2020. But even China has experienced delays […]