Balancing Renewables Requires Big Grid Storage, But What Kinds? (India Seminar Slides & Transcript)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 25 May 2024 04:57:42 +0000

Under the auspices of the India Smart Grid Forum, the think tank founded as an umbrella organization over India’s 28 state utilities to provide thought leadership, share leading practices, and bring international insights to India, I’m delivering bi-weekly webinars framed by the Short List of Climate Actions That Will Work. With the … [continued]

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HVDC, Reconductoring, & Smart Balls Supercharge Grids

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 10 May 2024 18:47:44 +0000

Under the auspices of the India Smart Grid Forum, the think tank founded as an umbrella organization over India’s 28 state utilities to provide thought leadership, share leading practices, and bring international insights to India, I’m delivering bi-weekly webinars framed by the Short List of Climate Actions That Will Work. With the … [continued]

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Wind & Solar, But What Else? — India Edition Transcript

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2024 23:11:09 +0000

Under the auspices of the India Smart Grid Forum, the think tank founded as an umbrella organization over India’s 28 state utilities to provide thought leadership, share leading practices, and bring international insights to India, I’m delivering bi-weekly webinars framed by the Short List of Climate Actions That Will Work. With the … [continued]

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Electrify Everything Everywhere All At Once – India Edition Transcript

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2024 18:28:24 +0000

Under the auspices of the India Smart Grid Forum, the think tank founded as an umbrella organization over India’s 28 state utilities to provide thought leadership, share leading practices, and bring international insights to India, I’m delivering bi-weekly webinars framed by the Short List of Climate Actions That Will Work. … [continued]

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India’s Report Card Against Short List Of Climate Actions Is Better Than Most Realize

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2024 22:59:51 +0000

For several years I’ve been iterating The Short List of Climate Actions That Will Work. The work of organizations like Mark Z. Jacobson’s Stanford team around energy and Carbon Drawdown’s around everything are excellent in different ways, but also indigestible to most people. The short list really is that. It’s … [continued]

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Energy Return On Investment Rears Its Misshapen Head Again

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 03 Feb 2024 00:57:10 +0000

Over the past year or so, energy return on energy invested (EROEI) has shown up multiple times for me as … [continued]

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The Power Of Spin: How Old Mechanical Solutions Are Ensuring Modern Grid Stability

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 16 May 2023 18:35:18 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a big flywheel with lots of inertia and lightning bolts, digital artThe combination of technical, market and regulatory innovation sometimes brings old technical solutions back to life. Such is the case for synchronous condensers it seems.

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Kosol Energie Targets 1.9 Gigawatts Of Solar Module Production In India

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2023 14:34:04 +0000

Solar farmKosol Energie, part of Munich Re insurance group, has announced aggressive plans to expand its solar module production facility in India.  According to media reports, Kosol Energie has placed an order for an 850 megawatt module production line with SC Solar. With this new line, the company’s annual production capacity will increase to 1.1 gigawatts.  […]

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India Utility Auctions 421 Megawatt Solar Power Project

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2023 16:35:32 +0000

Solar farmA large vertically integrated energy utility in India has auctioned a huge solar power project.  According to media reports, Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), a government-owned entity, has awarded rights to develop a 421 megawatt (peak) solar power project to a private company — Avaada Energy.  Avaada secured the project following a competitive auction organized by […]

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India To Speed Up Renewable Auctions, Tender 50 Gigawatts Every Year

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2023 16:05:40 +0000

India has once again announced ambitious plans to speed up auctions for renewable energy projects.  India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued an updated timeline for issuance of renewable energy tenders. The Ministry has laid out plans to issue tenders for 50 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity every year between the financial years […]

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