Controversies frequently erupt around renewable energy availability, prices and incorporation in the grid. Much is couched in language opaque to the newspaper reader. That’s a pity because the citizen eventually foots the bill and suffers the power cuts. Since I have some slight familiarity with electricity I am drafting a primer to help layman decode experts and wag a finger at their obfuscations.
…..The government foolishly dumped the proposed 500 MW coal station at Sampur and recently turned its back on a 1200 MW Japanese LNG proposal in the Western Province. Instead the Energy Ministry has opted for a 50 MW solar plant at Sampur. ….
The ISLAND – July 15, 2017