From solar, hydro and wind, to geo-thermal and bio-mass energy, renewable energy accounts for close to 19 percent of the total energy consumed across the world.   

Figure 1: Illustration of substation and distribution automation

So, why is renewable energy generation gathering momentum?   In Jayanth Rangaraju’s recent article in ECN Magazine, you will discover that advancements in technology and the growing demand for energy that is affordable and green are the two key factors for the expansion of renewable energy. 

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