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October 2017
 

ENERGY
STORAGE
India Inc brainstorms for energy storage policy
IESA organised India Energy Storage Policy Forum recently in Delhi with an objective to have a dialogue between thought leaders from industry.
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Energy Storage Systems (ESS) - Is India Ready?
Energy storage will become essential to balance India's grid. Download ICF's primer on ESS and what India needs to do to mainstream them.
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Karnataka Cabinet clears electric vehicle & energy storage policy
The policy was formulated by the Major and Medium Industries Department after consulting the stakeholders, including vehicle manufacturing industries.
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California's big battery experiment: a turning point for energy storage?
The world's largest lithium-ion battery installed after the Aliso Canyon gas blowout has become a test case for the grid storage industry.
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Andhra Pradesh: Special package to promote energy-efficient gadgets likely
The State government is considering launching a special package to promote use of energy-efficient appliances in the State. The government is focussing on appliances which are capable of saving power and bring down the electricy bills considerably.
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DISCOM franchisee Fedco banks on multiple business models for growth
In the first 3 years of operating in Odisha, Fedco claims to have cut AT&C loss by 22%.
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Smart meters to go live soon, discom says power cuts & thefts to come down
India enters global smart-meter race to fight utility losses
 
Tata Power Delhi is going to become the first electricity distribution company in the country to rollout smart meters for its consumers through its Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project.
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2000 LED street lights save Agra Municipal Corporation Rs 14 lakh/month
The Agra Municipal Corporation under a pilot project had replaced 2,000 old sodium lights with LEDs.
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How will India provide 24x7 power to all households? Here is the key
A host of pilot projects for digitisation of network are key to India meeting goal of providing 24x7 power to all households by 2022. For e.g., Tata Power Delhi Distribution, which distributes electricity in Delhi, found energy consumption falling to 1,000-1,500 units from 2,750-5,000 units in pilot home-automation projects.
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Power tariffs are on the rise - Is it seasonal or structural?
Barring the short-term reasons like imbalance in demand-supply, the underlying real demand is improving, which is far more important.
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Tech Mahindra and Power Ledger to conduct tech trials in microgrid-as-a-service
India enters global smart-meter race to fight utility losses
 
Tech Mahindra and Power Ledger, a blockchain-based peer-to-peer electricity trading platform provider have announced a series of technology trials that aim at bringing the benefits of energy microgrid developments to India's booming urban population, through Microgird-as-a-Service.
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