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Solar Power Provides a Lifeblood for Puerto Ricans But Still a Long-Term Goal - The New York Times

Solar Power Provides a Lifeblood for Puerto Ricans But Still a Long-Term Goal – The New York Times

At a time when Puerto Rico was experiencing its worst blackout in months, which left nearly all of the island’s 1.5 million customers without power for days, the town of Adjuntas was an oasis. On a Thursday morning in early April, with school closed, kids took seats in an air-conditioned cinema in a community center, …

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India heatwave highlights need to switch from coal to solar - Economic Times

India heatwave highlights need to switch from coal to solar – Economic Times

Nothing makes you appreciate air conditioning like summer in India. Here in Delhi, temperatures exceed 100 degrees most of the day, with a full two months to go before the cold monsoon rains arrive. Unfortunately, just as everyone decided to turn on their air conditioners or at least ceiling fans, the electricity has collapsed under …

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Heat wave is making India's energy crisis worse - The Times of India

Heat wave is making India’s energy crisis worse – The Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s electricity crisis that cuts power for hours, shuts down manufacturing lines and sparks street protests is expected to last for months, adding pressure on the country’s economic recovery. Power outages and restrictions have spread to more than half of all states, and the country’s coal-dominated power system is expected to come under …

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On April 16, as evening peak time approached, the cost of electricity at the exchange climbed up to Rs 10.31 per unit by 4 pm

Energy giant NTPC rushes into coal as India’s energy crisis deepens – Business Standard

Indian electricity giant NTPC Ltd. to expand its coal-fired power fleet with its first new project in six years, a policy shift that reflects concern about the country’s deepening energy crisis. New Delhi-based NTPC will this month award a contract to build a 1,320-megawatt plant in Odisha, according to a company official familiar with the …

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Presentation: Energy storage is the key to unlocking the full potential of renewable energy - economic times

Presentation: Energy storage is the key to unlocking the full potential of renewable energy – economic times

India is increasing its reliance on renewable energy to support its net-zero ambitions, with the goal of meeting 50% of the country’s electricity demand through renewable sources by 2030. As variable and intermittent renewables take a larger share in the total energy mix, how can India ensure grid safety and reliability In the power supply? …

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Business news for April 20, 2022 - The New York Times

Business news for April 20, 2022 – The New York Times

Employees at the Apple Store in the Grand Central Terminal began signing cards that could lead to applying for a union vote.attributed to him…Michael M. Santiago / Getty Images Employees at an Apple Store in Atlanta petitioned Wednesday for a union election. If successful, workers could form the first union at an Apple retail store …

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Why Singapore needs to import electricity and other energy questions answered - The Straits Times

Why Singapore needs to import electricity and other energy questions answered – The Straits Times

Most of us don’t think about how and where the electricity comes when we press a switch in our home. However, behind the scenes, Singapore is taking big steps to use greener energy sources as it transforms the energy sector. As you’ve noticed from the hottest days and nights here, flash floods and extreme weather …

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Residents of some apartments in Singapore feel pressure from high electricity bills - The Straits Times

Residents of some apartments in Singapore feel pressure from high electricity bills – The Straits Times

Singapore – Residents of some condominiums can expect to spend more on maintenance of common areas due to higher electricity bills. Condominium managers and dealership firms told the Straits Times that the hardest hit were mid-size private residential properties abandoned by electric retailers and exposed to the volatile wholesale market. Many have chosen to reconfigure …

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