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Grid-Tied Mini Grids: Last-Mile Energy Access - Events

Executive Director, CSTEP – Dr.

Webinar: Solar Mini-Grid for Improved Energy Access- Events

The webinar 'Solar Mini-Grid for Improved Energy Access' was held on 9 September 2020.

GridPath Workshop- Events

The GridPath power sector modelling platform was launched on 23 November 2020 at the GridPath Workshop jointly organised by Prayas and CSTEP.

The Role of Pumped-Hydro Storage in the Indian Grid- Events

The Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) conducted a webinar on 30 July 2021 to discuss the role of pumped-hydro energy storage (PHES) in the Indian grid.

Mini-grids- Projects

Energy access is a well-proven determinant in several development and transformative sectors, such as education, primary health, gender empowerment, and quality of life.

Techno-Economic Analysis of Stand-Alone Solar PV and Battery-Based Micro-Grids in Karnataka - Projects

This project was a part of the Indo-US collaborative research platform Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS; www.

A Methodology for Design of Solar Micro-Grid for Improved Energy Access - Projects

This project is supported by a grant given by the Good Energies Foundation, Switzerland.

Techno-Economic Feasibility of Grid-Tied Solar Mini-Grids- Publications

The cumulative number of households waiting for power supply is close to 4 crore.

Techno-Economic Analysis of Stand-alone Solar PV and Battery-based Micro-grids in Karnataka- Publications

Access to electricity can bring about a transformative change in the economic conditions and growth of any country.

It is critical to undertake infrastructure assessment studies related to supply chain, grid infrastructure and logistics- Publications

An interview to answer some key questions on offshore wind technology, policy and potential.

Smart grid can help electric vehicles tick- Publications

A synergy between smart grid infrastructure and EVs could enable utilities to work more effectively by managing the charging schedule, informing state transport agencies on EV charging status and keeping track of billing data through smart communication systems.

Wind Power in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh - Potential Assessment, Costs, and Grid Implications- Publications

Till recently, the on-shore wind power potential in India was officially estimated to be 49 GW, out of which 17 GW forms part of the country’s mainstream energy mix.

IEEE: The expertise to make smart grid a reality- Publications

The urgent power system needs in India are not necessarily the same as those in advanced industralised countries.

Techno-economic review of Rooftop Photovoltaic Systems: Case Studies of Industrial, Residential and Off-grid Rooftops in Bangalore, Karnataka- Publications

The objective of this study is to assess the financial feasibility of setting up Rooftop Photovoltaic (RTPV) systems in Bengaluru which is in the state of Karnataka, India.