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Solar Energy – Boon for SMEs?

Small and medium scale industries in developing countries like India still suffer from unavailability of reliable power 24X7 and hence, they have to depend on costly DG power. The DG power is not very costly, but also adds to the consumption requirement of diesel in...

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Waste Management

Why Set-up Renewable Energy on Contaminated Lands?

(Source: https://www.epa.gov/re-powering/learn-more-about-re-powering#why) Potentially contaminated land, landfills, and mine sites can offer significant advantages over other sites, such as open space, for renewable energy development. Some of these sites have unique...

What is a bioreactor landfill?

(Source: https://www.epa.gov/landfills/bioreactor-landfills) Landfills Modern landfills are well-engineered facilities designed to receive specific kinds of waste, including municipal solid waste (MSW), construction and demolition debris (C&D) and hazardous waste....

Innovations in Concentrating Solar Power Technologies

(Source: https://energy.gov/eere/articles/5-concentrating-solar-power-technologies-impacting-industry) Twenty years from now, utilities may depend on fields of mirrors in the desert to produce 24-hour solar power. Concentrating solar power (CSP) technology collects...

How Does a Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Plant Work?

(Source: http://solareis.anl.gov/guide/solar/csp/) Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) technologies use mirrors to concentrate (focus) the sun's light energy and convert it into heat to create steam to drive a turbine that generates electrical power. The plants consist of...

Energy storage goes beyond lithium ion batteries

(Source: https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/apr/06/salt-silicon-or-graphite-energy-storage-goes-beyond-lithium-ion-batteries) While lithium ion batteries sold by Tesla and others are perhaps the most widely known storage technology, several other...

Innovations in Offshore Wind Technologies

(Source: https://energy.gov/eere/wind/articles/demonstration-projects-feature-innovative-offshore-wind-technologies) From floating foundations to twisted jacket and Mono Bucket foundations, some of the innovations in offshore wind technologies are presented below:...

Survey Reveals Projections for Lower Wind Energy Costs

(Source : https://energy.gov/eere/wind/articles/survey-reveals-projections-lower-wind-energy-costs) According to a survey of 163 of the world’s foremost wind power experts, continued advancements in wind energy technology are anticipated to reduce the cost of...

Saudi launches 400MW tender at Dumat al Jandal

(Source: http://www.windpowermonthly.com/article/1439709/saudi-launches-400mw-tender-dumat-al-jandal) SAUDI ARABIA: The government has launched a pre-qualification round for 400MW of wind energy at Dumat al Jandal, in the northern Al Jouf region. Saudi Arabia's first...

Solar Energy – Boon for SMEs?

Small and medium scale industries in developing countries like India still suffer from unavailability of reliable power 24X7 and hence, they have to depend on costly DG power. The DG power is not very costly, but also adds to the consumption requirement of diesel in...