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Distribution the Weakest Link in India’s Power Sector: IEEFA

A new IEEFA briefing note has found that the power distribution sector is the weakest link in the entire value chain of the Indian power sector. The precarious financial health of Discoms coupled with a lack of competition is undermining India’s power distribution and generation sectors and hindering much needed new renewable energy investment, a […]

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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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IEEFA Report on India’s Renewable Energy Policy Headwinds

After the addition of on average 13GW of renewable energy capacity in FY2016/17 and FY2017/18, India’s renewable capacity additions were expected to grow on average at 20-25GW in line with the target of 175GW by December 2022. However, less than 10GW of on-grid renewable capacity and installs were added in FY2018/19. This is expected to […]

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Policy Certainty Will Increase Renewable Investment in India: IEEFA

Policy certainty will increase domestic and international investment in India, a new report issued by the IEEFA has found. Policy certainty around renewable energy will increase domestic and international investment in India, a new report issued by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has found. The new report ‘India’s Renewable Energy Policy […]

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Renewables to Surpass Coal in US by 2021, Says IEEFA

In an historic crossover, the yearly power generation from renewable energy is likely to surpass power generation from coal-based power plants for the first time in the United States (US) in 2021, said IEEFA report. According to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) report, recent trends for coal has been rapidly declining, […]

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Australia’s 1st Offshore Wind Project Step in the Right Direction: IEEFA

Australia’s first offshore wind project in Victoria is a step in the right direction despite the over investment, a new note has revealed. The ‘Star of the South’ off Austalia’s coast, a massive 2.2 gigawatts (GW) offshore wind capacity proposal and will be Australia’s largest electricity project and worth reportedly USD 8 billion in investments, […]

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IEEFA Report on Pumped Hydro Storage in India

Five years ago, India committed to an ambitious transformational target of 275 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy installations by 2027. The target for new installs of 30-40 GW annually puts India on track to be one of the largest developers of renewables globally, potentially second only to China. To do this, India must continue to […]

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Gujarat can Lead the Renewables Race in India: Report

A new report has predicted that Gujarat could outdo all other states with the addition of a staggering 46 GW of new renewable energy capacity by 2029/30 A new report has predicted that in a race to be the top state in India, Gujarat could and perhaps will outdo all other states with the addition […]

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