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Highlights

  • The Solar Cooking (PART-2)
  • India's Tamil Nadu Plans 500 Megawatt Solar Park. 
  • India Hits 20 GW Solar Capacity Milestone.  
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • ECC Voice - Lethargy of Electricity Board Staffs (Tamil)

Plus Publications/Cases:
Renewable Energy Market Analysis: Southeast Asia, January 2018.

And also includes latest regulations and links to interesting events/videos/educational tools and analysis

Electricity Consumer Cells (ECCs) and Electricity Consumer Network (ECN)

Energy Governance

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Highlights

  • The Solar Cooking (PART-1)
  • TNERC Draft Norms makes Forecasting of Wind, Solar Power Mandatory. 
  • Government Plans to Allow Consumers to Switch Power Services Companies. 
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • ECC Voice - Information on Additional Security Deposit (Tamil)

Plus Publications/Cases:
Developing Renewable Energy Mini-Grids in
Myanmar: A Guide Book, December 2017.

Electricity Consumer Cells (ECCs) and Electricity Consumer Network (ECN)

Energy Governance

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Highlights

  • Energy Efficient Lighting (PART-2)

  • Solar Companies Protest Tamil Nadu's Move to Not Pay for Excess Power

  • India Needs to Build Solar-Electricity Storage System

  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)

  • ECC Voice - Precautions for Electricity Safety (Tamil)

Plus Publications/Cases:
Turning to Renewables : Climate-Safe Energy Solutions, November 2017.

And also includes latest regulations and links to interesting events/videos/educational tools and analysis
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Electricity Consumer Cells (ECCs) and Electricity Consumer Network (ECN)

Energy Governance

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The story map depicts the advocated alternative to the centralised waste management system, to address the prevailing issues in the existing system. The zero-waste model represents a holistic vision to eradicate corruption in public services and restore the balance in ecology and environment.

Zero Waste Cities Collaborative

Solid Waste Management

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From brimming garbage bins to diminishing space in landfills, the city’s waste is hauled in large trucks and compactors. The current centralized waste management system not only proves to be ecologically unsustainable, but uneconomical and inefficient. The link to the story map below will take you through the journey waste traverses after it leaves our homes.  

http://cag-org-in.github.io/scroll-map/centralised.html 

Zero Waste Cities Collaborative

Solid Waste Management

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This is a short report documenting the Zero Waste Cities Collaborative Project team's visit to Thanal. As members of this team at CAG, we were keen on understanding how this organization had been instrumental in helping Trivandrum set up an effective zero waste management system in place. The following are a series of short notes written by the team capturing the essential points of the different sites and stakeholders we visited during our field visits.

Zero Waste Cities Collaborative

Solid Waste Management

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Current News is a monthly bilingual newsletter of CAG as part of the Electricity Consumer Cell (ECC) initiative.

Highlights

  • Energy Efficient Lighting (PART-1)
  • State’s Share of Renewable Energy Volume Touches 20%
  • Spurious Brands of LED Lamps Pose Threat to Consumer Safety, Government Revenue
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • ECC Voice - Voltage Fluctuation (Tamil)

Plus Publications/Case:
Deployment of Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems in Mini-Grids, October 2017

Electricity Consumer Cells (ECCs) and Electricity Consumer Network (ECN)

Energy Governance

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Current News is a monthly bilingual newsletter of CAG as part of the Electricity Consumer Cell (ECC) initiative.

Highlights

  • Rooftop solar conundrum (PART – 3)
  • Tamil Nadu signs MOUs with 4 solar power firms
  • Government launches Saubhagya scheme for household electrification
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • ECC Voice - Success story
  • China’s Solar PV Market Passes 100 GW Milestone

Plus Publications/Cases:

  • Key World Energy Statistics, September 2017.
  • “Boosting solar PV markets: The role of quality infrastructure” by International Renewable Energy Agency, September 2017.

 

 

Electricity Consumer Cells (ECCs) and Electricity Consumer Network (ECN)

Energy Governance

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Current News is a monthly bilingual newsletter of CAG as part of the Electricity Consumer Cell (ECC) initiative.

Highlights

  • ROOFTOP SOLAR CONUNDRUM (PART – 2)
  • Wind power tariff in Tamil Nadu drops to 3.42/unit, lowest in country
  • New norms for solar power bids to enhance transparency: MNRE
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • ECC Voice - Success story
  • EESL to sign MoU with Malaysian counterpart to replicate UJALA scheme in Malaysia

Plus Publications/Cases :

  • “National Electricity Policy– A Review”, by Ministry of Power, August 2017.
  • “Renewables Ready: State leading the Charge” by Climate Council, August 2017.

Electricity Consumer Cells (ECCs) and Electricity Consumer Network (ECN)

Energy Governance

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Current News is a monthly bilingual newsletter of CAG as part of the Electricity Consumer Cell (ECC) initiative.

Highlights

  • Rooftop Solar Conundrum (Part 1)
  • TNEB signs up for 1,500MW solar power at Rs 3.47 per unit
  • SC allows trading of Renewable Energy Certificates
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • ECC Voice - Success story
  • Tesla to build world's biggest lithium ion battery in South Australia

Plus Publications/cases

  • “National Solar Mission– An Appraisal”, by Lok Sabha July 2017.
  • “Renewable Energy and Multilateral Development Banks, India-Case study”, by Shubh Soni 2017

Electricity Consumer Cells (ECCs) and Electricity Consumer Network (ECN)

Energy Governance

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