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Ultra-Thin Solar Cells Market to see 56.9% CAGR in Coming Years

The global ultra-thin solar cells market, which generated USD 30 million in 2019, is expected to advance at a 56.9 percent CAGR between 2020 and 2030 The requirement for energy, which doesn’t release harmful gases, including carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, during generation, is rising. Though numerous sources are utilised to produce renewable electricity, solar power […]

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Power Demand Dropped 24% in April Due to Lockdown: CRISIL

With almost no economic activity taking place in the first 20 days of April due to lockdown, power demand declined sharply by 24 percent in the month With almost no economic activity taking place in the first 20 days of April due to lockdown, and very little operations after that, power demand declined sharply by […]

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Mineral Production to Rise as Demand for Green Energy Increases: World Bank

A new report shows that production of certain minerals could increase by nearly 500% by 2050 to meet the growing demand for green energy technologies. A new World Bank Group report shows that production of minerals like graphite, lithium and cobalt could increase by nearly 500 percent by 2050 to meet the growing demand for green energy technologies. […]

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Nearly 600,000 Clean Energy Jobs Lost in the US due to Pandemic: Report

A new report has revealed that April saw at least 447,200 new clean energy jobs lost, bringing the total to 594,300 since the beginning of the pandemic. A report tracking the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on US employment has revealed that April brought clean energy job losses triple those seen in March, for an […]

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India Must Intensify Policy Reforms to hit 60 GW Wind Target by 2022: Report

Wind energy capacity in India can only realistically reach 50 GW by 2022, and the sector needs to intensify policy reforms to hit its 60 GW by 2022 target. According to a new report, wind energy capacity in India can only realistically reach 50 GW by 2022. And, efforts by the government to lower barriers […]

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Renewable Energy Industry Reacts to Rs 90k Cr Stimulus for Discoms

The recently announced infusion of liquidity worth Rs 90,000 crore to Discoms against their receivables has been well received by the industry. After PM Narendra Modi had announced a new Rs 20 trillion stimulus package in his recent messages to the public, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman came to the rescue of the power sector in […]

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IRENA Pitches For a Green Recovery Path from Covid-19

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), under its Coalition for Action initiative, has made a pitch for ensuring that steps taken to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide are green. The 100 Member coalition of renewable energy players has given a concrete action plan that seeks to ensure a rapid and sustained economic recovery that […]

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Sembcorp, PUB Ink 25-Yr PPA to Build Largest Floating Solar Plant in S’pore

With an aim to support Singapore’s 2 GWp target of installed solar capacity by 2030, Sembcorp Industries has entered into a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, to develop the country’s largest floating solar plant. As per the deal, Sembcorp through its arm Sembcorp Floating Solar Singapore will develop a 60 […]

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Drones Market Revenue in Power Sector to Touch $515 Mn by 2030

With the surge in adoption of technologically advance activities in the power sector such as digital transformation, remote monitoring and operational cost optimization, the market for drones in the power and utility sector will continue to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23.6 percent and will reach USD 515 million by 2030, […]

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