Over the last few decades, the demand for electricity has grown considerably in India and many other developing countries. In 2018, India’s annual gross electricity generation reached 1486.5 TWh, with about 79% of this generation produced from fossil fuel combustion.
The volume of carbon emissions created by such combustion has negative implications for the environment. To address these growing concerns, India has set itself aggressive renewable energy targets, including generating more than 30 percent of its electricity from renewable resources by 2030.
However, the intermittent nature of renewables poses several challenges for utilities, namely in terms of load balance, grid stability and security. Read More
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