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Khuba Asks States to Set RE Targets, Calls Sectors To Contribute to 500 GW Goal

Union Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy and Chemicals and Fertilizers, Bhagwanth Khuba said that ‘concerted efforts’ from all sectors is vital to achieve the goal of 500 GW renewable energy capacity by 2030 that India has set. Khuba lauded the role of the states so far in the renewable energy sector as […]

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Amazon Accelerates Investments In Green Hydrogen Firms

Amazon has revealed that its $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund is now spurring efforts towards the decarbonization of global operations through green hydrogen. The Fund is known for its early investments in companies like Rivian and BETA Technologies. The Climate Pledge Fund will also be making fresh investments in Electric Hydrogen and Sunfire, the U.S. […]

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Two-thirds Of New Renewable Power In 2021 Cheaper Than Cheapest Coal In G20: IRENA

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2021, published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has stated that almost two-thirds or 163 gigawatts (GW) of newly installed renewable power in 2021 was cheaper than the world’s cheapest power plants, the source of which was coal, in the G20 countries. According to IRENA, the renewable power added […]

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In a First For the US, Wind And Solar Energy Generate More Power Than Nuclear

Data from SUN DAY Campaign analysis of the Energy Information Administration (EIA) has revealed that the wind and solar energy sources produced 17.96 per cent more power than nuclear power plants in the USA. It is for the first time that the United States produced more solar and wind energy than nuclear in the country’s […]

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India-German Agreement On Indo-German Green Hydrogen Task Force Takes Shape

As a precursor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official visit to Germany , India and Germany have signed a pact on Green Hydrogen. India’s Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, RK Singh and German Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Change, Robert Habeck signed the joint declaration virtually whereby the two countries […]

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Sembcorp Raises S$675 M Sustainability-linked Bond, IFC Gives S$150 M

Sustainable solutions provider Sembcorp Industries has launched a sustainability-linked bond (SLB) in Singapore, raising S$675 million for Pan-Asian energy, marking its latest phase in the transition to a net-zero future. Sembcorp received an investment of S$150 million from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group that is the largest global development institution focused on the […]

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Global Fossil Fuel Subsidies Stand at $6 Trillion: IMF

New research produced by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates global fossil fuel subsidies at about US$6 trillion (i.e. 6.8 percent of global GDP), with more than 70 percent reflecting undercharging for the environmental costs pertaining to the fuels, revealed IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva at a recent UN energy summit. The IMF had previously estimated […]

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