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When will electricity be free?

Share with:  Inam ur Rahman CEO, Dawood Hercules Co. Ltd. Some amazing stuff has happened in the world of renewable energy. Almost a month ago, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority – DEWA – was able to secure a solar tariff of 2.99 Us Cents per Kilowatt hour of electricity from...

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Renewable Energy – A Response to Climate Change

Share with:  What is the significance of a one-degree Celsius rise or fall in temperature?It is not a minor difference. It is the difference between ice and water; between a healthy body and a feverish one. The human body’s normal core temperature is 37-38°C; if it heats up...

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Climate change and its effect on Pakistan

Share with:  Pakistan has been struggling for decades to manage crises from infrastructure issues to rooted corruption to rampant terrorism. While our department and authorities try to get a handle on the above mentioned issues a silent threat looms in the shadows, climate change! Pakistan contributes very little...

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Can Solar produce energy in cloudy weather?

Share with:  Solar panels work on optimum productivity on clear days with abundant sunshine. But, do solar panels work in cloudy weather? Yes… just not quite as well on a cloudy day, solar panels can produce 10-25% of their rated capacity. The exact amount varies depending on the...

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Winds blowing in right direction

Share with:  Inam ur RahmanCEO, Dawood Hercules Co. Ltd.Yesterday, the electricity regulator NEPRA (National Electric Power Regulatory Authority) held its latest hearing for tariff determination for Wind IPPs in Pakistan. I was extremely enthused by the number of people who turned up for the hearing as well as...

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Shading Analysis

Share with:  Shading analysis is one of the most important steps taken before installation of the solar panels. With solar panels, it is important to take into account the objects in surrounding areas which are casting a shadow on the panels, thereby blocking the ability of the panels...

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Should you buy or lease a solar solution?

Share with:  The only distinction between buying and leasing a system is in terms of ownership. In a purchase model, you own the solution; whereas under a PPA (Power Purchase Agreement), a third party or the financier owns the solution.Buying or leasing a solar solution are both decent...

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