climate change

2023 Hottest Year On Record, But Solar Power Delivers

Europe based Solargis, focused on  solar data and software, has analyzed the annual performance of solar irradiance for 2023, revealing the trends and variations of solar irradiance across the globe. The analysis shows that global solar irradiance remained relatively stable or increased in some regions, despite the record-breaking heat and extreme weather events driven by […]

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Lightsource bp, AEP Energy Sign PPA for 188 MW Solar Farm in Indiana

Solar energy conglomerate Lightsource bp and AEP Energy Partners (AEPEP), a subsidiary of American Electric Power have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 188 MWdc solar project called Honeysuckle Solar located in New Carlisle, Indiana, USA. AEP Energy Partners is also one of the largest wholesale energy suppliers in the country. Lightsource bp […]

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D-REC Seeks To Build a Viable Market Mechanism For Distributed Renewable Energy, Rural Electrification

D-REC, a Switzerland based not-for-profit initiative to deliver internationally recognised guarantees of origin for distributed renewable energy, has announced its results for 2022, with over 300,000 MWh secured in annual and multi-year deals across a diverse range of global corporations. The D-REC can be incorporated as a complementary tool in a corporate renewable energy purchasing […]

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EU Awards €5.3 Million To REGACE Project For Agrivoltaics Solutions

The European Union (EU) has awarded €5.3 million to the REGACE Consortium to develop and demonstrate an innovative agrivoltaics technology by using CO2 enrichment to increase electricity yields. The grant has been made through the Horizon Europe Research and Innovation Programme of EU. The REGACE Consortium is composed of 12 partners from five countries. The […]

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Solar Tech Startup Loom Solar Raises $2 Mn Funding from SIMA Funds, USA

Emerging start-up in solar tech Loom Solar has raised $2 Million funding from US-based Social Investment Managers and Advisors (SIMA) under the Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF) supported by the World Bank, DFC, BII, FMO, IFC and others. The start-up that looks into the manufacturing of bi-facial solar panels and lithium battery, is headquartered in […]

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Can India Become A Net Exporter Of Green Hydrogen?

The Government of India has formally approved the National Green Hydrogen (NGH) Mission to make India a ‘global hub’ for using, producing, and exporting green hydrogen. To achieve this ambition, GOI has also approved a financial outlay of ₹19,744 crore. The Mission leads India toward the development of the Green Hydrogen ecosystem in the country […]

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Kerala to Run 100% On Renewable Energy by 2040, Says Chief Minister Vijayan

The threat of the vagaries of climate change have forced the government of Kerala to come out with a revised climate action plan. The role and scope of renewable has been expanded within this plan. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has now said that Kerala aspires to become a state that will run 100 per […]

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CCPI Report: “Background and Methodology”

A study entitled “Background and Methodology” has been released by CCPI (Climate Change Performance Index). Understanding national and international climate policy is challenging since there are so many nations that need to be considered, and each has different baseline stances and interests. Germanwatch created the Climate Change Performance Index to encourage efforts toward an effective […]

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CCPI Report: “Monitoring Climate Mitigation Efforts of 59 Countries plus the EU”

A study entitled “Monitoring Climate Mitigation Efforts of 59 Countries plus the EU” has been released by CCPI (Climate Change Performance Index). The invasion of Ukraine by Russia serves as a reminder of how highly dependent most nations still are on fossil fuels. The ability of nations to operate and provide for their inhabitants with […]

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