Author: Junaid Shah

The Top 5: Countries Offering Highest Incentives To EV Consumers

Passenger cars account for nearly 45 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions from the transport industry across the globe. In recent times, proper weightage has been given to the vehicles, deriving their mileage from renewable sources, in global efforts to bring down emissions. The enthusiasm, coupled with technological advancements, has made it possible for […]

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The Story of Yichun: The Lithium Capital of Asia

Yichun is a mountainous prefecture-level city in western/northwestern Jiangxi Province, China, bordering Hunan to the west. The city is famously known as the Lithium Capital of Asia, as a result of the mammoth availability of the resource in the region. The city produced around 81,000 tons of lithium carbonate in 2021 – more than a […]

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How China Ensured 55 GW Of Rooftop Solar In 2022

The solar industry thrived in India with an addition of about 14 GW in the year 2022. Even so, it fell short of its 2022 solar target of a cumulative 100 GW comprehensively, ending up at 62 GW, with total rooftop solar at barely 7 GW. Meanwhile, in China, with the highest installed capacity and […]

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Navigating India’s Energy Transformation Through JETP Approach

Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) was first announced at the CoP26 and has since emerged as a key mechanism for multilateral financing by developed countries to support an energy transition in developing countries. JETPs provide a means for partner countries to work with climate finance donors and private sector investors on a clean, just energy […]

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The Top 5: Game-changing Renewable Energy Projects In Southeast Asia

The countries making up the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) are the world’s fourth-largest energy consumer as a group. Its actions in the renewable realm are vitally important if the world wants to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 – the Paris agreement target. The countries in the region are exploring renewable technology to […]

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Exploring the 5 Main Types of Solar Energy: PV, STE, CSP, Passive Solar, BIPV

Solar energy is a renewable energy source that has gained immense popularity in recent years as a cleaner, more sustainable alternative to traditional fossil fuels. With advancements in technology, solar energy has become more efficient, affordable, and accessible to people all over the world. In this article, we will explore the four main types of […]

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Five Secrets About Solar & Wind Power You Should Know

As Solar and wind are becoming increasingly popular sources of renewable energy, detractors love to point to limitations like intermittency, efficiency as drawbacks. However, even as these drawbacks are being covered with the drop in storage costs and ever higher efficiencies for both these options, many people may not be aware of the reason solar […]

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The Top 5: Game-Changing Renewable Energy Projects In The Middle East

The energy transition towards renewables has recently seen an increase in Middle Eastern countries, especially in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Morocco etc. Once dependent on its plentiful reserves of oil and gas for wealth, the region is finally embracing the zero-carbon emission goals. As per IRENA’s World Energy Transitions Outlook (WETO), the region could obtain […]

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The Top 5: Challenges to EV Growth in 2023

The calendar year 2022 turns out to be a significant year for electric vehicles (EVs) with sales hitting new highs globally and in India.  According to data available at the VAHAN portal, EV sales grew from 3.2 lakh units in 2021 to nearly 10 lakh units in 2022, a growth of over 200 per cent. […]

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