Carbon Emissions

European Modules Emit 40% Less CO2 Than Chinese Ones, finds Study

In a new study, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE have calculated that silicon photovoltaic modules manufactured in the European Union produce 40 percent less CO2 than modules manufactured in China. Using a life cycle analysis (LCA), the research team compared the CO2 footprint of monocrystalline solar modules manufactured in Germany, […]

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New Green Standards Proposed for Power Gen Companies in Singapore

In order to reduce its carbon footprint, Singapore has proposed new green standards for power generation companies operating in the country. The country currently relies on natural gas — a fossil fuel — to fulfil over 95% of its energy needs.  However, in April this year, the island nation achieved its target for the year […]

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Pepsico Sets new Goal to cut Carbon Emissions by More Than 40% by 2030

Pepsico has set an ambitious new goal to cut carbon emissions by more than 40% by 2030 – more than doubling its previous climate objective. Climate action can’t wait. Today we’re more than doubling our climate goal and pledging net-zero emissions by 2040, ten years ahead of the Paris Agreement target. Learn more here: https://t.co/JDxtyOzVFn #ClimateAmbition […]

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India can Reduce Carbon Emissions by 35% in Next 10 Years: Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said he is hopeful that India would achieve its goal of reducing carbon emissions by 35% in the next ten years. Union Minister of Environment, Climate Change, and Heavy Industries Prakash Javadekar has said that he is hopeful that India would be able to achieve its goal of reducing its […]

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Japan Shifts Focus to Nuclear and RE to Cut Carbon Emissions

Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns. Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns. The energy white paper, adopted by the Cabinet, said Japan faces […]

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Standard Solar Completes Construction of 9.8 MW Solar Project in Gallup

Standard Solar project is expected to save Gallup exchequer around USD 0.7 million in the first 8 years of operation. Rockville based solar energy company, Standard Solar has completed the 9.8 MW solar farm project in Gallup of New Mexico. Significantly, the 31 acres Standard Solar’s project is expected to save Gallup exchequer around USD […]

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