Subsidy-Free Offshore European Wind Bids On The Rise: GlobalData Report

The latest report by GlobalData, a data and analytics company, claimed that European countries are witnessing increased subsidy-free wind energy bids due to intense competition. However, the report said several factors have also led to the undersubscription of renewable energy auctions.  GlobalData’s latest report titled ‘Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2023’ pointed out that the […]

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Solar Projects Of 486-MW Allotted In Poland Auctions

The latest round of auctions of renewable energy by the Energy Regulatory Office in Poland has drawn a poor response. It allocated a mere 8.5 TWh of renewable energy capacity out of 34 TWh that was up for offer. The bright spot in the entire episode has been for the solar industry of Poland. The […]

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India’s RE Capacity Stands At 114 GW Till June, 61 GW Short Of 2022 Target

The Members of Parliament were separately informed by the Ministers of New and Renewable Energy in the Parliament on July 19 that India’s renewable energy capacity (excluding large hydro) stood at 114.07 GW till June-end this year, while 60.66 GW of projects are under various stages of development. India has set a target of having […]

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India’s RE May Fall Short Of 2030 Target By 104 GW: GlobalData

A new report has predicted that current growth trend of renewable energy production may pull India 104 GW short of the 2030 renewables target. 2030 RE target requires India, according to GlobalData, to add more than 38 GW of renewable capacity every year from 2022 to 2030. Ironically, Central Electricity Authority has predicted that India […]

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Rooftop Solar Installation Price to Rise Until 2023: GlobalData

Those striving to improve their carbon footprint by installing rooftop solar panels during the pandemic missed out on what has been over a decade-long annual price drop, according to GlobalData. The data and analytics company found that the price of panel systems dropped every year between 2013 and 2020, after which COVID-19-related supply chain disruption […]

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COVID-19 Expected to put Financial Stress on Chilean Discoms & Gencos: GlobalData

With the outbreak of the COVID-19, Chilean Discoms are supplying electricity to the customers despite non-payments from them and hence, the utilities are finding it difficult to pay back to the generators as per the PPAs. With the outbreak of the COVID-19, Chilean distribution utilities (Discoms) are supplying electricity to the customers despite non-payments from […]

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Argentina’s Renewable Projects Likely to Hit by Covid-19, Tightening of Economy

The construction and commissioning of renewable energy projects in Argentina are expected to get delayed on the back of the coronavirus crisis and tightening of the economy during the last two years. The reason behind the delay in the commencement of construction projects was due to the tightening of the economy which had restricted project […]

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Delayed Solar Development in Japan amid Covid-19 Likely to Facilitate Coal Usage

Amidst coronavirus crisis, electricity demand in Japan like other countries has dropped significantly and thus resulted in a decline in power prices. This drop in demand and rise in solar power generation eventually driving down the wholesale electricity prices, as revealed by the data & analytics company. According to GlobalData, the ongoing economic contraction, delays […]

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Germany Raises Offshore Wind Power Goal to 40 GW in 20 Yrs

The German Cabinet has passed a bill that would set a goal of 40 GW of offshore wind power capacity installation by 2040, marking a surge of almost five-fold. The move came as the German government wants to significantly surge its offshore wind energy capacity from current 7.5 GW (approx) to 40 GW as part […]

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