Renewables Can Cut 17% of India’s Heavy Industry Emissions: Ember

A new report from the energy think tank Ember highlights the crucial role of renewables-based electrification in avoiding 17% of the anticipated carbon emissions from India’s heavy industry by 2030. This report indicates possible near and long term strategies to smash emissions as India negotiates with the EU bloc on mechanisms to comply with the […]

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Land Issues Slowing Down RE Projects In South Asia: Bloomberg

According to a recent report by Bloomberg’s New Energy Outlook (BNEF), renewables can overtake fossil fuels to reach 51% of power supply in 2030, 63% in 2040, and 70% in 2050. Bloomberg reported the current scenario and found that the global electricity demand based on the Economic Transition Scenario (ETS) grew by over 70% from […]

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EU Augments Overall Energy Consumption Target to 42.5% by 2030

The European Council recently adopted the new Renewables Energy Directive that will raise the share of renewable energy in the EU’s overall energy consumption to 42.5% by 2030 with an additional 2.5% indicative top up to allow the target of 45%. The directive has been formally adopted. Member states will have 18 months after the […]

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The Unicorn In Solar Market : Zetwerk’s Story

Ever since the solar sector was brought into focus sharply in 2014, in the form of an ambitious capacity addition plan by the central government, the sector has been abuzz. Yes, there have been the predictable, and some unpredictable roadblocks too, be it the covid pandemic, or the price volatility that followed it. But there […]

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Renewables and EVs: Myths and Reality

There is no doubt that Electric vehicles are a Global saviour for our planet against the pollution being caused by transportation. Reduced greenhouse emissions with EVs is supposed to be offering its accelerated benefits when fueled through renewables. The benefits of this combination thus are inevitable. But there are implementation challenges that places limits on […]

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Startup on Smart Grid Applications Probus Smart Things Raises $3 Mn

Probus Smart Things, a startup on IoT communications and data analytics focused on smart grid applications has raised $3 million. Unicorn India Ventures and Family Office from the US lent support to the startup to raise this amount. The round also saw participation from existing investors. Unicorn India Ventures is a Mumbai-based early stage fund […]

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“What is important is the intent; Capability can be built”, Shilpa Urhekar, Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy

Shilpa Urhekar is one of those rare professionals in the solar sector who have seen the sector evolve from its tentative origins, when a MW-sized project was a milestone, to the current shift, when GW-sized ambitions are at par for the course. The former Indian Air Force squadron leader has been involved with establishing module […]

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India & UAE to Seal Agreement on Linking Grid for Renewable Energy

India’s Minister of New & Renewable Energy, Raj Kumar Singh has revealed  that  India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are on their way to enter into a “major agreement”. The cooperation between the two countries concerns the interlinking of renewable energy. He did not give out details about the timeline and added that the […]

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Goldi Solar Launches Hi-Efficiency Mono PERC DCR PV Modules

Goldi Solar continues to add to its range of offerings in the Mono Perc and bifacial segments. In the wake of the M10 wafer size and HELOC Plus series’ successful launches (G12 wafer size). Now, in the HELOC® Pro line, Goldi Solar offers its devoted consumers the Mono PERC range of DCR modules. With a […]

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