Canadian Solar to Extend Cell & Module Manufacturing Factory in China

With a capacity of 200,000MT of high-purity polysilicon, 10GW of cells and modules, and multiple GW of raw and auxiliary material production, Canadian Solar intends to construct an integrated PV manufacturing factory in Western China. By the end of 2027, the 8.87 trillion US dollar ($60 billion) project will be situated in Qinghai province’s Haidong […]

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Second-Life Lithium Battery Storage Repurposing Is a Huge Opportunity

BATX energies is one of those companies which are truly a product of the times. Set up as a lithium recycling startup by co-founders barely out of college, the firm is firmly focused on the circular economy, as the energy transition gathers space. In the news recently for a fund raise, we caught up with […]

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Central Govt Lifts Curbs To Allow CPSEs To Import RE Material From China

NTPC and other such Central Public Sector Enterprises have finally got a level playing field with private sector companies and can now import from China the materials needed in renewable projects. In a major announcement, the Central government has lifted the curbs imposed on them in 2020 to stop procurement of items from countries involved […]

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US And Australia Ink New RE Pact To Break China’s Stranglehold

The US has inked a pact with Australia to break China’s stranglehold on clean energy technology supplies, according to a news report published. Addressing a joint press conference, US Energy Secretary, Jennifer Granholm, and the Australian Climate Change and Energy Minister, Chris Bowen, announced a “net-zero technology acceleration partnership” that places a premium on improving […]

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IRENA Presents China 13-point Lay Out to Achieve Carbon Neutrality Through RE

Intergovernmental organization International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has shared with China a 13-point plan to help achieve the climate change commitments. As part of its strategic partnership, the report laid out the route and speed to China aiming for its carbon emissions to peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. “China is the world’s […]

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IEA Calls For Innovation To Bridge Gap Between Demand & Supply Of Metals For EV Batteries

The autonomous intergovernmental organisation that shapes policies related to energy for countries, International Energy Agency (IEA) has published a 68-page report “Global Supply Chains of EV Batteries“. The report states that innovation alone can help bridge the fast increasing gap between demand and supply of critically important metals for EV batteries. The supply of critical […]

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IEA Report Pitches For More Diverse Solar Panel Supply Chains

The IEA has released a report stating that if the world is to securely transition to net zero emissions, it has to augment efforts towards the expansion as well as diversification of the worldwide production of solar panels. Currently, China has a dominant position in the market with regards to the supply chains of solar […]

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Five Asian Countries Listed In Top 10 Economies Powered By Solar Energy

Of the top ten economies powered by solar power, 5 are from Asia. This is a major breakthrough given that a decade ago, only two Asian countries were on the list, while European countries dominated the solar rankings. The Asian countries on the list have witnessed a decade of steady growth, accelerating its solar capacity. […]

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