Month: January 2020

Solar Irradiance Concepts: DNI, DHI, GHI & GTI

Solar Irradiance - dni-dhi-ghi

There are various components of Solar Irradiance. These are explained as below: DNI is acronym for Diffused Normal Irradiance which represents the amount of light that is coming perpendicular to surface. The surface here represents ground or something parallel to ground. This type of irradiance belongs to rays that come in a straight line from …

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SATAT: Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation Initiative

Satat Initiative Compressed Bio Gas

1st October, 2018, Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship kicked off an innovative initiative in New Delhi titled SATAT – Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation with PSU Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs ,i.e. IOC, BPCL and HPCL) inviting Expression of Interest (EoI) from potential entrepreneurs to set up Compressed …

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Maharashtra issues new Net Metering Regulations 2019

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (Grid Interactive Rooftop Renewable Energy Generating Systems) Regulations, 2019 Rooftop Grid Interactive Policy

On December 30th 2019, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) issued Maharashtra Net-Metering Regulations 2019 along with other grid-interactive solar energy system regulations. The same was also published in State Gazette. These regulations would apply to (a) Net Metering Arrangements; (b) Net Billing Arrangements; (c) Grid Connected Renewable Energy Generating Systems connected behind the Consumer’s meter, …

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