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These 7 auctions show India’s renewables sector is still primed for growth

Despite pandemic disruptions, there is plenty of investment capital available for renewable projects While the pace of renewable energy growth has slowed in India, positive outcomes in recent auctions suggest there remains plenty of appetite among domestic and foreign investors to build renewable infrastructure, according to a new IEEFA briefing note. Policy-related headwinds and a […]

Local preference move unlikely to give push to solar gear makers

IEEFA report: Volts from the blue – floating solar to generate 900% more electricity across Asia-Pacific

From below 1MW before 2019, ASEAN nations now have over 51MW installed and 858MW planned Asia leads Europe in deploying floating solar, also known as floating photovoltaic (FPV), a new IEEFA report finds. Energy finance analysts Sara Jane Ahmed and Elrika Hamdi note that power demand in the Philippines and Malaysia has dropped by as […]

ADB to Invest $15 Million in Avaada Energy to Expand Renewable Energy Capacity in India

IEEFA India: World-leading solar parks kick-start India’s dynamic clean energy transition

Ultra-mega utilities attract foreign capital and global developers to a renewables investment boom The Indian government set itself a formidable target in 2016: Install a massive 175 gigawatts of renewable energy by the 2021/22 financial year and 275 gigawatts by FY2026/27 to transform the country’s power sector from an expensive, unreliable, and polluting fossil fuel‑based […]

Local preference move unlikely to give push to solar gear makers

IEEFA update: Who would still fund a new coal power plant in India?

Coal power generation has worn 100% of the COVID-19 power demand drop The coronavirus pandemic and national lockdown has highlighted the growing financial risks to India’s coal-fired power plant sector, a technology being superseded by international finance investing in new, cheaper, and cleaner renewable energy, finds a new IEEFA briefing note out today. Entitled Who […]

ADB to Invest $15 Million in Avaada Energy to Expand Renewable Energy Capacity in India

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