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Renewable Energy Employs 9.8 Million People Worldwide: IRENA

“Falling costs and enabling policies have steadily driven up investment and employment in renewable energy worldwide since IRENA’s first annual assessment in 2012, when just over seven million people were working in the sector.” According to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) more than 9.8 million people were employed in the […]

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Boviet Solar Introduces New 60-cell 280-295W Smart Solar Modules Embed with SolarEdge Power Inverters

By bundling the SolarEdge power inverter with Boviet’s High Efficiency solar module, installers only have to work with a single supplier, which results in savings in both product sourcing and installation. Boviet Solar Technology Co., Ltd., has finalized a partnership with SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. to include SolarEdge solar power inverters with Boviet’s 60-cell mono smart […]

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Power Ministry Proposes Compensation for Grid Curtailment, to Benefit Renewable Energy Sector

“If the proposal is adopted it will protect the cash flows to an extent from grid curtailments and also ensure a favourable operational environment for renewable energy projects. It will also be positive for wind and solar energy developers,” The government has proposed a compensation mechanism for existing renewable energy projects, which will protect the […]

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GST to cause significant disruption to the solar sector: Bridge to India

Bridge To India notes that the biggest surprise for the power and renewable sector is the announcement of 18% tax rate for solar modules as compared to a present effective rate of zero Government of India recently released final GST rates under the new indirect tax regime proposed to be rolled out from July 1. […]

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Failure by States to Pay for Renewable Power May Trip Green Energy Target by 2022

Renewable purchase obligation (RPO) refers to the mandate imposed by law on some entities, mainly power distribution companies, to procure a certain part of their power requirement from renewable sources. States are lagging behind in meeting their renewable purchase obligation target which is a key policy instrument to meet the goal of installing 175 gigawatt […]

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QOS Energy opens new office in India to meet the growing demand of its customer base

QOS Energy helps utilities, IPPs, O&M service providers and asset managers to maximize return on investment using powerful data-driven decision making tools (KPIs, Dashboards, and Alerts). QOS Energy has announced the opening of a new office in India to meet the growing demand of its customer base and exploit the opportunities offered by the booming […]

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Renewables Will Become Dominant Energy Source by 2050: Oliver Wyman

“Governments need to champion and commit to COP21 targets and organisations need to be bold and agile in order to achieve an energy system built mainly on renewables by 2050.” Oliver Wyman in its latest report notes that a global energy system based mainly on renewables can be achieved by 2050, but governments need to […]

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NTPC likely to be mandated to meet its entire auxiliary power requirement through domestic solar equipment: Report

Nearly 2000 MW of NTPC auxiliary power generation can be replaced by solar energy. Indian government is reportedly looking at means to aid domestic solar equipment manufacturing industry despite facing criticism at WTO for the domestic content requirement clause in the JNNSM. BusinessLine citing a top government official reports that towards this end, NTPC may […]

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