Floating Solar Set To Make Jharkhand, Odisha New Hubs For Solar Parks

The latest data shared by Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh claimed that the proposed floating solar parks in Jharkhand and Odisha coal-bearing states will likely make these eastern states new hubs for solar parks. Currently, these two states are not considered renewable-rich states in India due to the low installed capacity […]

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Accelerating Renewables Can Prevent Rail Network Congestions: IEEFA

Indian Railways can better utilise its resources and serve the Indian economy more effectively if policymakers focus on accelerating renewable energy generation rather than expanding coal freight by rail, a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) finds. The IEEFA report analyses various forecasts by different agencies of the Indian government and […]

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First 11 Months Of 2023: India’s Solar Installations Down By 25% On YoY

India’s Solar installations in 2023 have slowed down, data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) said. A close analysis of the CEA data revealed that solar power capacity additions dwindled between January and December this year while wind power revived. The government data said that India added a total of 9 GW of solar power […]

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Rajasthan Biggest Beneficiary Of Renewable Energy Lending: Report 

A latest report by Climate Trends and the Centre for Financial Accountability (CFA) on the financing of coal and renewable projects claimed that Rajasthan remained the largest beneficiary of renewable energy lending in the country. The study assessed 68 project finance loans across 11 coal and renewable energy projects in India that reached financial closure […]

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GERC Seeks Consultants To Determine Banking Charges For RE Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has now planned to impose banking charges against the generation of renewable energy in the state. To undertake the mission, the state commission has floated a tender seeking bids from consultants who can help the state commission in imposing the charges. The GERC, in its document mandated the consultants […]

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Lack Of Climate Finance Hindering Global Renewable Deployment: IRENA

The recent report on energy transition and climate finance released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) underscores the pivotal role of the energy sector in reducing emissions, particularly in light of the updated Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) targets. The study reveals that 90% of participating parties have identified renewable energy generation as a key […]

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Behind China’s Global Renewable Leadership

Wood Mackenzie, in its latest projection finds that China is currently on target to reach its 230 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar installations target this year. With this, the report claims that, China leads the global renewables market. This is more than double the number of US and Europe installations combined, according to latest […]

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Rise In Renewables In Europe Can Curb Up to 67% Emissions: Report

A recent event by Wood Mackenzie shared an analysis on the current growth in Europe’s flexible renewable energy. The report finds that, European power market will see its carbon intensity plummet. It accredits this rise with the change in ambitious climate-energy policies. Moreover, it finds that, flexibility to be key to enable this change, according to […]

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EU Action Plan Proposes 40% Investment In Electricity Grids Till 2030

The European Union (EU) Commission released an ‘Action Plan’ which supports the European Green Deal. The Commission’s proposed action plan aims at supporting the Europe’s electricity demand, which is expected to increase by 60% till 2030. The prosed system is expected to help deliver a digitalized, decentralized and flexible system. It claims to accommodate millions […]

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