September 26, 2021

The past one decade clearly belon­gs to renewable energy. The first 100 GW of fossil fuel capacity addition took more than 60 years, whe­reas renewable energy raced to 100 GW in less than 15 years (especially the last 50 GW added over five ye­ars). Over the past few years, re­ne­­wable energy capacity addition had been consistently more than fossil fuel capacity addition. The scale of capacity addition combined with competitive bidding as well as the reduction of input costs has resulted in tariffs

September 23, 2021

On January 7, 1897, Kilburn & Co. se­cured the electricity licence in Cal­­­­cutta as agents of the Indian Electric Co., which was registered in London on January 15, 1897. A month later, the company was re-named the Calcutta Electric Su­p­ply Corporation.

September 22, 2021

A paradigm shift is being seen today in the energy and utility spa­ce, which has made it mandatory for utilities in the distribution segment to either step up to em­brace the change, or become obsolete and get substituted by a new player.

September 22, 2021

In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly set 17 Sustainable Deve­lop­ment Goals (SDGs) intended to be achieved by the year 2030. A sh­ort six years on, we are at an inflection point where some of the goals laid down stand seriously challen­ged. Most of the goals are deeply in­terlinked. Slipping on one often leads to losing ground on others.

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