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Innovative investments in energy efficiency and renewables

<<< Continued from 4. Innovative Financing Financing has been playing a stellar role in advancing renewable energy. Notable contributions in 2013 include securitization of renewable energy assets, leasing of on-site power plants and crowd-sourcing of funds for investing in small scale solar projects. In November, SolarCity issued a $54.4 million solar asset-backed financing package that…

GHG emission from a petrochemical refinery

Essay on Energy, Economy and Environment

“If you wish to bear fruits you must go to your roots.” The core question arises in our mind that society lies in the roots of 3E (Energy, Economy, and Environment). Society needs to keep all energy options open to satisfy the growing demand. The industrial and consumer flow of energy and their effects on…

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Renewables and the Larger Electricity Supply Eco System

Renewables are a part of the electricity delivery supply chain along with many other elements – non-renewable generating sources, transmission utilities, distribution utilities, consumers etc. What happens in the larger electricity eco-system has a direct bearing on Renewable Energy (RE) and its future in the country. Project success requires not only efficient generation but also…

Utility Scale Solar PV Power Project

BEST will procure green power from solar PV project being developed by Welspun Energy

Brihan Mumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) will procure 28 million units of electricity annually from solar PV project being developed by Welspun Energy. As per the news, Welspun Energy has achieved financial closure for its 20 MW solar PV project. The upcoming solar power plant will be commissioned in Solapur district in Maharashtra….

5 Wacky Alternative Forms of Energy

We all know that alternative energy is a hot topic for the future. Fossil fuels won’t last forever, so what new options does the world of science and technology have lined up for us? Here is a look at five of the wackier forms of alternative energy currently being investigated. Good Old-Fashioned Muscle Power Forget…