2020

R.K Singh Pushes For Consumer Rights in Power, With Electricity Rules 2020

The Power Sector finally sees a much delayed turn towards becoming more consumer centric, with the promulgation  of a set of rules and obligations under the “Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020” issued today. Announcing the new rules today, R.K.Singh, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, said, […]

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India Drops to 2nd, Chile Takes No.1 on Climatescope Emerging Markets Ranking

India dropped back down to 2nd position, as Chile regained the top spot back in the latest Climatescope survey ranking by BNEF India, after topping BNEF’s Climatescope Emerging Markets Ranking in 2019, has dropped back down to second position in the latest Climatescope survey released by BNEF. Chile, which was ranked 2nd in last year’s […]

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71.3 GW of Wind Capacity in 2020, 348 GW by 2024: GWEC

According to the latest GWEC Market Intelligence, 71.3 GW of wind power capacity is expected to be installed in 2020 despite the impacts of COVID-19. According to the latest market outlook by GWEC Market Intelligence, 71.3 GW of wind power capacity is expected to be installed in 2020 despite the impacts of COVID-19, which is […]

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“Draconian” Rule in Proposed Changes For Consumers To Hit Solar Sector: EPC Firms

The Ministry of Power has recently issued the draft rules providing for the ‘Rights of Electricity Consumers’ for the very first time. However, one provision included in the draft rules has managed to roil up smaller solar EPC companies at a key proposal within the rules. The power ministry stated that “having provided access to […]

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Vestas Surpasses 1 GW Order Intake in China in 2020 With two new Orders

Vestas has received two new orders in China, which has taken the manufacturers’ order intake in the country well over the 1 GW mark for the year 2020. Global wind major Vestas has announced that it has received two new orders for the supply of wind turbines for wind energy projects in China which have […]

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Australia to add 1.2 GWh of Energy Storage Capacity in 2020: WoodMac

According to new research, Australia is set to add 1.2 GWh of energy storage capacity in 2020, more than double the 499 MWh installed in 2019. According to new research, Australia is set to add 1.2 gigawatt-hour (GWh) of energy storage capacity in 2020, more than double the 499 MWh installed in 2019. This takes […]

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Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report (2020)

his joint tracking report monitors and assesses global progress in the quest for sustainable, affordable, reliable, and modern energy services for everyone. Published annually by the custodian agencies of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 on energy, the report serves to guide international co-operation and policy-making to achieve universal, sustainable energy access by 2030. The annual […]

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COVID-19 Could Derail Storage Growth, but 2020 to be Record Year

According to a new analysis, the COVID-19 containment could derail storage growth but 2020 will still be a record-breaking year with 12.6 GWh deployed. According to a new analysis, if the coronavirus (COVID-19) containment measures continue to curtail the movement of goods and people through Q2 this year, alongside an economic downturn, the market impact […]

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EY Announces Commitment to be Carbon Neutral by end of 2020

EY has announced that it plans to become carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions. EY has announced that it plans to become carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions. The commitment reflects the firms’ focus towards becoming a […]

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