Resources

Title: Greening the Grid (GTG) Newsletter Vol 4, August 2018 – February 2019 Application pdf
Synopsis: The fourth edition of Greening the Grid (GTG) newsletter provides recent activities, progress update and events under USAID’s GTG Program, a five-year initiative implemented in partnership with India’s Ministry of Power (MOP), Government of India (GOI) under the USAID’s Asia EDGE (Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy) Initiative. The Program aims to support GOI’s efforts to manage large-scale integration of renewable energy (RE) into the grid. This newsletter describes India’s efforts to move toward more flexible electricity generation and learn about the progress made on the grid integration pilots being implemented under Renewable Integration and Sustainable Energy (RISE) initiative, the central component of the GTG Program. The newsletter also captures all the other events under GTG and has a dedicated section on the women leaders in energy sector.
Resource Type: GTG Program Brochure
Date: March 2019
Title: Greening the Grid (GTG) Newsletter Vol 3, April 2018 – July 2018 Application pdf
Synopsis: Greening the Grid (GTG) newsletter provides recent activities, progress update and events under USAID’s GTG Program, a five-year initiative implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Power (MOP), Government of India (GOI) under the USAID’s Asia EDGE (Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy) Initiative. The Program aims to support GOI’s efforts to manage large-scale integration of renewable energy (RE) into the grid.
Resource Type: GTG Program Brochure
Date: July 2018
Title: Grid Connected Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Application pdf
Synopsis: The central component of Greening the Grid (GTG), RISE initiative, aims to design, implement and scale-up a series of prioritized innovation pilots that support the integration of RE into the grid. These pilot solutions will offer new market opportunities for innovative technologies, solutions and services. One of the pilots implemented under USAID’s Greening the Grid (GTG)-RISE Initiative, is on the value of BESS to support integration of RE.
Resource Type: Pilot Factsheet
Date: June 2018
Title: Flexible Power Generation Application pdf
Synopsis: The central component of Greening the Grid (GTG), RISE initiative, aims to design, implement and scale-up a series of prioritized innovation pilots that support the integration of RE into the grid. These pilot solutions will offer new market opportunities for innovative technologies, solutions and services. One of the pilots implemented under USAID’s Greening the Grid (GTG)-RISE Initiative, will examine to what extent retrofits/upgrades and operating practice changes are required in the Indian coal-based plants to improve ramp rates and achieve lower technical minimums.
Resource Type: Pilot Factsheet
Date: February 2019
Title: Automatic Generation Control (AGC)Application pdf
Synopsis: The central component of Greening the Grid (GTG), RISE initiative, aims to design, implement and scale-up a series of prioritized innovation pilots that support the integration of RE into the grid. These pilot solutions will offer new market opportunities for innovative technologies, solutions and services. One of the pilots implemented under USAID’s Greening the Grid (GTG)-RISE Initiative is intended to support adoption of AGC for hydro, solar and wind power plants in the southern region.
Resource Type: Pilot Factsheet
Date: May 2018
Title: Greening the Grid (GTG) Newsletter Vol 2, Sep 2017 – Mar 2018 Application pdf
Synopsis: Greening the Grid (GTG) newsletter provides recent activities, progress update and events under USAID’s GTG Program, a five-year initiative implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Power (MOP), Government of India (GOI) under the USAID’s Asia EDGE (Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy) Initiative. The Program aims to support GOI’s efforts to manage large-scale integration of renewable energy (RE) into the grid.
Resource Type: GTG Program Brochure
Date: March 2018
Title: Greening the Grid (GTG) Newsletter Vol 1, Jul – Sep, 2017 Application pdf
Synopsis: Greening the Grid (GTG) newsletter provides recent activities, progress update and events under USAID’s GTG Program, a five-year initiative implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Power (MOP), Government of India (GOI) under the U.S.-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy Deployment (PACE-D).
Resource Type: GTG Program Brochure
Date: September 2017
Title: Greening the Grid (GTG) Program Application pdf
Synopsis: USAID’S Greening the Grid is a five year program implemented in partnership with India’s Ministry of Power (MOP) under the USAID’s Asia EDGE (Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy) Initiative. The Program aims to support GOI’s efforts to manage large-scale integration of renewable energy (RE) into the grid.
Resource Type: GTG Program Brochure
Date: February 2019
Title: Greening the Grid (GTG) RISE Application pdf
Synopsis: A Joint Initiative by USAID and Ministry of Power to better manage large-scale integration of renewable energy into the Indian power grid through improved planning, innovation pilots, targeted capacity building, innovative financing and partnerships.
Resource Type: GTG- RISE Brochure
Date: June 2017
Title: GREENING THE GRID: Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electric Grid, Vol. I—National Study Full Report Application pdf
Synopsis: The document is the full report “GREENING THE GRID: Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electric Grid”, which is developed with the purpose to analyse and evaluate the operation of India’s power grid with 175 GW of RE in order to identify potential cost and operational concerns and actions needed to efficiently integrate this level of wind and solar generation. This work is conducted under a broader program, Greening the Grid, which is an initiative co-led by India’s Ministry of Power (MOP) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The study is designed to address operational impacts of meeting India’s renewable energy (RE) targets and identify actions that may be favorable for grid integration.
Resource Type: Full Report
Date: June 2017
Title: GREENING THE GRID: Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electric Grid – Study Overview Factsheet Application pdf
Synopsis: The factsheet document provides the overview of the national study report “GREENING THE GRID: Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electric Grid”.
Resource Type: Factsheet
Date: June 2017
Title: GREENING THE GRID: Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electric Grid, Vol. I—National Study Executive Summary Application pdf
Synopsis: The document provides the executive summary of the national study report ““GREENING THE GRID: Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electric Grid”.
Resource Type: Executive Summary
Date: June 2017
Title: GREENING THE GRID: Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electric Grid —Regional Study Application pdf
Synopsis: The Regional Study is a companion document to “Greening the Grid: Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electric Grid, Vol. I—National Study”. This Regional Study captures the effects of intrastate transmission to analyze RE integration specific to the Southern and Western regions and six high-RE states; Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Tamil Nadu. The regional Study provides a more appropriate platform for detailed state-level planning and more accurately captures the complex relationships among scheduling and operations, transmission, RE site selection, and generator flexibility with regard to RE integration.

Resource Type: Regional Study and State Chapters
Date: October 2017

Title: Regulatory Dimensions to Renewable Energy Forecasting, Scheduling, and Balancing in India Application pdf
Synopsis: The purpose of this report is to understand the regulatory dimensions to renewable energy forecasting, scheduling, and balancing in India’s power grid. This work is conducted under United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Greening the Grid program, which is a multi-year initiative implemented in partnership with Ministry of Power, Government of India.
Resource Type: Report
Date: 2017