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Biggest Fall in Global Energy Investments in History due to COVID-19: IEA

The COVID-19 pandemic has set in motion the largest drop in global energy investments in history, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) The COVID-19 pandemic has set in motion the largest drop in global energy investments in history, with spending expected to plunge in every major sector this year – from fossil fuels to […]

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Bailout Package of Rs 90k Cr to Provide Only Temporary Relief to Discoms, Says Ind-Ra

The bailout package of Rs 90,000 crore, announced recently by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, would only provide temporary relief to power distribution companies (Discoms), but not a long-term solution to their woes, said a leading credit rating agency India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra). With an aim to infuse liquidity into the cash-strapped Discoms, the government […]

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Solar Tariffs in India Stabilizes at Lower Rates than Thermal, Coal

The current tariffs in the solar sector in India which are hovering around Rs 2.50-2.87/kWh have stabilised at rates about 20 percent to 30 percent below the cost of existing thermal power in India, and up to half the price of new coal-fired power, said the study. The study, which was undertaken by IEEFA and […]

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JinkoSolar Tops in Module Shipments to India in Q1 2020

JinkoSolar Holding, a leading solar module manufacturer, has topped in the list of solar module suppliers to India during the January-March quarter of 2020, as per the research and advisory services provider firm. According to the quarterly report of JMK Research and Analytics, in which it has ranked domestic and international module suppliers based on their shipments […]

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Pandemic is Hurting but not Halting Global Renewable Growth: IEA

The COVID-19 Pandemic will force 2020 to witness the first annual decline in new renewable additions in 20 years, but their growth is expected to bounce back next year. The world is set to build fewer wind turbines, solar plants and other installations that produce renewable electricity this year because of the impact of the […]

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Energy Storage Market to Rebound Strongly in 2021: Frost & Sullivan

Despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, the medium-term future for energy storage remains bright according to a new analysis by Frost & Sullivan. Despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, the medium-term future for energy storage remains bright according to a new analysis by Frost & Sullivan. The “Outlook for the Global Energy Storage Industry, 2020,” predicts the market to decline, […]

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EV Sales to Fall 18% in 2020, Long Term Prospects Unharmed: BNEF

Sales of electric vehicles (EV) are forecast to fall 18% in 2020, to 1.7 million worldwide – with the pandemic interrupting 10 successive years of strong growth. Sales of electric passenger vehicles (EV) are forecast to fall 18 percent in 2020, to 1.7 million worldwide – with the coronavirus crisis interrupting ten successive years of […]

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India Adds 1043 MW of Utility-Scale Solar and Wind Capacity in Q1: BTI

India added about 715 MW of utility-scale solar capacity and 328 MW wind capacity in the January to March quarter, according to a new report India added about 715 megawatts (MW) of utility-scale solar capacity in January-March 2020, down 67 percent from 2163 MW during the same period last year, a report said. According to […]

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India’s Solar, Wind Capacity Installation Falls 70% in Q1 2020

The solar and wind energy installations in India fell short by 70 percent with 720 MW of solar energy and 188 MW of wind energy projects installed during the January-March quarter of 2020, as compared to the previous quarter, as per the research and advisory services provider firm. On a yearly basis, India commissioned 35 […]

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