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Renewables Generated More Electricity Than Coal in the US Last Month

Renewable energy (utility-scale solar, wind and hydropower) sources generated more electricity than coal plants in the US in February In the dead of winter, renewable energy (utility-scale solar, wind and hydropower) sources generated more electricity than coal plants in the US in February. Specifically, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) new […]

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Indonesia Racing Towards 23% Renewable Energy: IEEFA

The electricity system in Indonesia might soon see a glimmer of hope after going more than 3 years without significant growth in renewable energy investment The electricity system in Indonesia might soon see a glimmer of hope after going more than three years without significant growth in renewable energy investment, a new IEEFA report finds. […]

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What India’s Large Storage Tender Means for Its Coal Thermal Sector

Coal, despite its stubborn persistence to the country’s energy needs, might have seen the beginning of the end. The lead indicator? Prices discovered in the largest ever renewable plus storage tender by SECI. In August 2019, SECI, the country’s primary nodal agency for renewable energy auctions and purchases came out with a huge tender. On […]

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Carbon Tax Waiver may put Renewables Growth in India at Risk: Fitch

Fitch Solutions believes that the centre’s proposed carbon tax waiver on coal may pose substantial downside risks to India’s renewable sector growth. Fitch Solutions has said that it believes that the centre’s proposed carbon tax waiver on coal may pose substantial downside risks to India’s renewable sector growth. In a bid to alleviate significant debt levels in the power industry, India has proposed […]

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Average Energy Spot Prices at 2-Year Low, REC Prices Rise

The average spot power price at IEX dropped 54 percent to a two-year low of Rs 2.71 per unit in October, compared to Rs 5.94 per unit last year. The average spot power price at Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) dropped 54 percent to a two-year low of Rs 2.71 per unit in October, compared to Rs 5.94 per unit in the same […]

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India has a Plan to Replace Coal With Renewables: Environment Secretary

Reduction of coal consumption is not a one-day process and India has a long-term plan to gradually replace coal with renewable energy, a government official has confirmed Reduction of coal consumption is not a one-day process and India has a long-term plan to gradually replace coal with renewable energy, Union Environment Secretary C K Mishra said on […]

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Coal Well Ahead of RE in Southeast Asia’s Power Market, for now

Coal will continue to be the dominant fuel source in Southeast Asia and is predicted to peak before slowing down before renewable energy sources. According to a new report by Wood Mackenzie, coal will continue to be the dominant fuel source in power generation of Southeast Asia, peaking at 2027 before slowing down and accounting […]

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Modi at UN: India to Increase Non-Fossil Fuel Target to 450 GW

PM Modi further added that the current actions are inadequate and we need a behavioral shift in combating climate change. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a big announcement at the UN Climate Summit about India doubling the share of non-fossil fuel capacity. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was warmly welcomed by US President Donald Trump just […]

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Renewables Still far From Overtaking Coal in Indian Power Sector

CIL believes that renewable energy sources are unlikely to overtake coal as the major source of power generation in India any time soon Iterating that renewable energy sources were unlikely to overtake coal as the major source of power generation in India any time soon, state-owned Coal India Ltd said the energy migration would happen “differently” in the country as compared to […]

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