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2021

July 4, 2022
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Strategy Paper for creation of South Asia Forum for Electricity Market (SAFEM) for promoting cross-border electricity trade

The United States Agency for International Development (USAlD) is an independent government agency that provides economics, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States. USAID’s mission is to dvance broad-based economics growth, democracy, and human progress in developing countries and emerging economies.
June 29, 2022
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Vendor Rating Framework – Experience from the Pilot

The report benchmarks various rooftop solar (distributed solar) engineering, procurement and construction companies (EPCs or vendors) on a uniform set of parameters, which will provide a sense of the quality of the work carried out by these firms.
June 29, 2022
Assam

Report on Optimal and Market Based Utilization of Electricity Supply Resources of Assam

This study examines the scope for optimization in the operation of the existing supply side resources of Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL), India.
June 29, 2022
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Quantifying Rooftop Solar Benefits: A State-Level Value of Solar Analysis for India

This paper provides a value of solar analysis to quantify the net impact of rooftop solar on DISCOMs and ratepayers in two states: Gujarat and Jharkhand.
June 26, 2022
Evaluation of Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Southern India

Evaluation of Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Southern India

India is making steady progress toward its target of 175 GW of renewable energy (RE) capacity by 2022
June 25, 2022
Charting a path for research and development of reliability and resilience in south asia’s power sector

Charting a path for research and development of reliability and resilience in south asia’s power sector

Power systems in South Asia are rapidly evolving to increase reliability and resilience in the face of climate change impacts, continued demand growth, emerging technologies, and increased renewable energy generation.
June 25, 2022
A Short-Term Solar Forecasting Platform Using a Physics-based Smart Persistence Model and Data Imputation Method

A Short-Term Solar Forecasting Platform Using a Physics-based Smart Persistence Model and Data Imputation Method

Electrical energy plays a vital role in our socio-economic activity; therefore, ensuring the reliability of the electric grid is critical—from generation to transmission to distribution.
June 23, 2022
Evidence from Indian Manufacturing

The Impact of Temperature on Productivity and Labor Supply: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing

Hotter years are associated with lower economic output in developing countries. We show that the effect of temperature on labor is an important part of the explanation.
June 22, 2022
Water Harvesting and Recharge Structures in Yavatmal District

Water Harvesting and Recharge Structures in Yavatmal District

The report titled “Water Harvesting and Recharge Structures in Yavatmal District: A Status Check” examines the current status of the water harvesting and recharge structures and measures their effectiveness based on an analysis of the hydro-geology of the area.