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World Bank: Cost declines in solar-plus-storage could see 490 million relying on microgrids by 2030

Plummeting solar-plus-storage costs could help electrify millions worldwide by facilitating a ten-fold explosion of mini-grid systems, a new report from the World Bank has said. The 19,000 mostly hydro- and diesel-based mini-grids that power 47 million people today could boom to 210,000 systems powering 490 million by 2030, according to the institution. Its report said […]

World Bank to Help China Develop Renewable Energy with Battery Storage

WASHINGTON: The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors have approved a US$300 million loan for the China Renewable Energy and Battery Storage Promotion Project to increase the integration and utilization of renewable energy by deploying battery storage systems at scale. Despite having the largest installed electricity generation capacity of wind and solar power, China is […]

‘Bimstec nations could tap India’s green energy transition’

With the Bimstec leaders gathered in the national capital for Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi’s swearing in ceremony on Thursday, the member-nations could benefit from India’s rapid renewable energy capacity increase, say experts. The New Delhi-based organisation CarbonCopy said the annual electricity trade potential between South Asian and Southeast Asian countries could be from 65,000 MW […]