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2021 Outlook: Trends In Renewable Sector

Government policies that stimulated market growth globally, including measures such as renewable portfolio standards, feed-in tariffs, and a variety of subsidies, accounted for about 60 percent of the overall cost decline. The world’s dependence on renewables is swiftly increasing as globally countries continue to invest heavily in cost-effective sustainable energy solutions. The last few years […]

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Red tape thwarts South Africa’s green energy potential

Based on the government’s plan to add 2.6 gigawatts (GW) of as yet unprocured wind and solar capacity in 2022, the next auction could attract more than $2 billion in investment, a analysis of industry estimates found JOHANNESBURG: World-leading renewables companies are lining up to invest in South Africa’s energy sector and help remedy a […]

Cambodia invites bids for solar park phase two

Draft laws to guarantee pay for six firms in energy sector

Following a meeting with Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem on Monday, the technical committee of the National Assembly will review six draft laws that address the government’s guarantees of payment to six companies investing in the development of the electricity sector in four provinces. The meeting discussed the energy investments of six companies, […]

JinkoSolar secures 3-year supply of solar glass from the Flat Glass Group for production of 59GW high-efficiency solar modules

Why net billing systems will kill Maharashtra’s rooftop solar market

Companies in the rooftop solar power segment are protesting draft regulations recommending this switch So far, actual rooftop solar installations across the country stand at just above 4GW Mumbai : The Maharashtra government’s proposal to switch from net metering to net billing for commercial and industrial rooftop solar power projects is likely to sound the […]

India renewables firms cry foul as state seeks to renege on pact

Edinburgh scientists receive funding for pioneering study into hydrogen storage for decarbonising UK’s energy sector

Geoscientists from the University of Edinburgh have received funding from the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) for a £1.4 million research project to investigate the storage of hydrogen in the subsurface. The project, HyStorPor (Hydrogen Storage in Porous Media), is designed to increase understanding of the whole hydrogen storage system, from fundamental physical […]

Inviting Stakeholder Comments on “Draft Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2021-2026”

Bangladesh signs $185M deal with World Bank for renewable energy capacity

The Scaling-up Renewable Energy Project will focus on utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) and rooftop PV to expand new markets in renewable energy generation in the country. The government of Bangladesh today signed a $185 million financing agreement with the World Bank to add about 310 MW renewable energy generation capacity, which will contribute to reliable, […]

Inviting Stakeholder Comments on “Draft Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2021-2026”

OPINION: Effective policies, not deadlines, the need of the hour for energy sector

Valuable lessons can be learnt from sectors that can significantly assist in taking a call between effective policies and time-bound ones. New Delhi: As India looks to balance its twin needs of clean energy and increased energy demand, a look at policies that may help in expediting the process is worthwhile. Additionally, there are valuable […]

India renewables firms cry foul as state seeks to renege on pact

Jamaica aims to boost its power sector with renewable energy projects

Jamaica which depends on fossil fuel for its energy sector has performed well to lower its oil dependency. It is estimated that Jamaica to reduce its oil dependency to 50 per cent in 2019. Jamaica aims to give a boost to its energy sector with a plethora of initiatives that include new energy policy, funding […]

Total Farms Down 2 Portfolios of Renewable Assets in France to Banque des Territoires and Crédit Agricole Assurances