Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicWind energy

Topic: Wind energy

‘Higher capacity turbines, strengthening infra’ — how India can meet its wind energy targets

India is set to scrap e-reverse auction process for wind, which many felt led to 'unhealthy competition'. Experts say it’s 1 of many steps needed to rejuvenate stagnating sector.

Bad news for renewable sector — study says climate change will hit solar & wind energy in India

Conducted by researchers from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, study published in the journal 'Current Science' last month.

How Gujarat is building ‘world’s largest’ solar power park, close to its border with Pakistan

PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the project in Kutch, expected to produce 30 gigawatts of electricity, in December 2020.

Vodafone to NHAI to SBI to solar power — Why ‘cheapest’ mantra is creating havoc in India

Catering to the bottom of the pyramid with ‘cheap’ services has forced many businesses in India’s infrastructure sector to go belly up.

Wind farm developers struggle to get projects off the ground in India

Developers face difficulty finding affordable land and getting financing after accepting some of the world’s lowest green energy tariffs over the past two and a half years.

Renewable energy has become affordable now

The economics of renewable energy have been improving fast — especially those of onshore wind and utility-scale solar power.

Batteries are the next big thing in energy as the world moves away from coal and gas

The switch from an electricity system supplied by large fossil fuel plants that run virtually uninterrupted to a more haphazard mix of smaller, intermittent renewable sources will need batteries to store energy.

Half of world’s electricity will come from the sun and the wind by 2050: Bloomberg research

Coal will be the biggest loser in the power sector, with its share of global generation plunging from 37% today to 12% in 2050.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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