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The best and worst countries in the world when it comes to air pollution and electricity use

China steals an unsavory global spotlight for the thick, noxious smog that often chokes its mega-cities. Air pollution has become so bad in Beijing, for example, that Chinese officials aim to slash its local coal consumption by 30% in 2017. … Continue reading

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Reliance – MULTI YEAR TARIFF (MYT) PETITION FOR THIRD CONTROL PERIOD FY 2016-17 TO FY 2019-20 (Executive Summary)

Reliance Infra executive_summary_english MULTI YEAR TARIFF (MYT) PETITION FOR THIRD CONTROL PERIOD FY 2016-17 TO FY 2019-20 (Executive Summary)

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LOAD GENERATION BALANCE REPORT 2016-17 – Central Electricity Authority

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India won’t need extra power plants for next three years, says government report

India won’t need any new power plants for the next three years as it is flush with generation capacity, according to a government assessment. But, ironically, more than a third of the country’s population still lives without power. The country … Continue reading

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Central Government notifies the Tariff policy in continuation of the National Electricity Policy (NEP)

Key highlights related to Renewables 1. No Inter-state transmission charges 2. Generating company proposing to establish a coal/lignite based thermal generating station after a specified date shall be required to establish a renewable energy generating station of at least 10% … Continue reading

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Understanding Energy Challenges in India – World Bank Report

Below are the graphs from the report which explains the energy scenario, challenges and needs for Indian Energy Generation Click here for the full report

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Sea Salt can replace solar panel component at 0.3% of the cost

One of the most dangerous and expensive parts of making photovoltaic cells (solar panels) involves a substance called cadmium chloride. This toxic substance is not just expensive when bought in bulk, but carries with it loads of associated costs in … Continue reading

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