India To Auction 4.5 Gigawatts Of Wind Power Projects By February 2018 - CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaThe Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has announced that auctions of 1.5 gigawatts of capacity each will take place in October, December 2017 and February 2018. So far two auctions have been … The first auction saw allocation of 1,050 megawatts … and more …read more

ABB powers Robben Island for 9 months of the year - Hindu Business Line

ABB powers Robben Island for 9 months of the yearHindu Business LineMention Robben Island and it immediately conjures up images of Nelson Mandela’s – and other high-profile political prisoners – 18-year incarceration in a tiny cell on the island’s maximum security prison. Situated 9 km off the coast of Cape Town in … and more … Read more

The problem with cheap petrol—study looks at fuel prices

The economist behind a new study into traffic and fuel prices has urged countries to continue their progress toward eliminating fossil fuel subsidies. He has also drawn attention to the need for Australia to move to a GPS-based road funding system. …read more

Solar power costs to fall further, powering global demand - Irena - ETEnergyworld.com

ETEnergyworld.comBy Florence Tan. SINGAPORE: Solar power costs will fall by another 60 percent over the next decade giving an already booming market another boost, the head of the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) said on Monday. Solar power is in the … and more …read more

Indian Ministry Warns States Against Solar Power Curtailment - CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaThe Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in India has once again issued a warning to states against the practice of curtailing solar power generation. The Ministry has specifically asked the officials of the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution … and more …read more

IRENA chief critical of solar trade cases

Adnan Amin, director general of IRENA. Source: IRENA. Trade cases in the solar industry interfere with the larger objective of lowering the cost of energy, the head of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has told Reuters. Speaking to the newswire in Singapore, Adnan Amin said proposed trade tariffs on solar modules and cells in … Read more

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Will Molten Salt Outdo Batteries for Grid-Tied Storage?

Thermal storage hasn’t garnered the level of industry attention lately as battery storage, which enjoys quickly falling prices and rising deployments. But thermal storage, and molten salt in particular, actually exceeds the capacity of battery storage in operation so far, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency. A recent resurgence in concentrated … Read more

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