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Renewables get an Early Start on Beating Coal Generation: IEEFA US

The market window for coal-fired electricity in the US is closing faster than ever in a shift that is especially clear as autumn sets in. From July through October 5, renewables (utility-scale solar, wind and hydropower) generated more electricity than coal in the US on nine days—easily topping the total of five days recorded over […]

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Trafigura Forms new Firm to Invest in Renewable Energy Projects Globally

Trafigura Group has announced the formation of a new company to invest in a series of solar, wind, and power storage projects globally. Trafigura Group, one of the world’s leading independent commodity trading companies, has announced the formation of a new company to invest in a series of solar, wind, and power storage projects globally. […]

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NTPC Shifts Objective; to Stop Land Acquisition for Thermal Projects

NTPC proposes to completely stop land acquisition for thermal projects and rather look for reducing its carbon footprint through a renewable energy push. India’s largest coal-fired power producer NTPC has announced that it proposes to completely stop land acquisition for greenfield thermal projects and rather look for reducing its carbon footprint through an aggressive renewable […]

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MNRE Issues Amendments for its Dispute Resolution Mechanism

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued amendments to the guideline for the operation of its Dispute Resolution Mechanism to consider the unforeseen disputes between solar and wind power developers and SECl/ NTPC/ NHPC, beyond their contractual agreements. A few key amendments made by the ministry: 1. The DRC will consider all […]

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India’s Solar Outlook Revised to Stable, Wind Continues Negative Trend

India Ratings has maintained a negative outlook on India’s wind sector for 2HFY21, bur the solar sector outlook has been revised to stable from negative. India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has maintained a negative outlook on India’s energy and transport infrastructure for the second half of FY2021, stemming from a likely low demand, driven by […]

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Restrictive Banking Provisions aren’t Helping Renewable Adoption in India

After restrictive net metering regulations and withdrawal of waivers for open access renewable projects, regulators are now restricting banking facilities. Banking is important as it provides renewable developers a mechanism to utilise their excess generation and avail financial benefits in some cases, states an analyst by JMK Research. In the last year, some renewable energy-rich […]

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JSW Energy Wins 810 MW Blended Wind Capacity Under SECI Tender

JSW Energy has received LoA for a total blended wind capacity of 810 MW from SECI under its tender for setting up of 2500 MW wind projects (Tranche – IX). JSW Energy has announced that its 100 percent subsidiary JSW Solar has received a Letter of Award (LoA) for a total blended wind capacity of […]

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PepsiCo Announces Target for 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

PepsiCo has announced a new target to source 100 percent renewable electricity across all of its company-owned and controlled operations globally by 2030 PepsiCo has announced a new target to source 100 percent renewable electricity across all of its company owned and controlled operations globally by 2030 and across its entire franchise and third-party operations […]

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Wind Sector in Southeast Asia Needs $14 Bn in Investments by 2030: WoodMac

According to a new analysis, the wind power sector in Southeast Asia requires at least USD 14 billion of investments by 2030. According to a new analysis, the wind power sector in Southeast Asia requires at least USD 14 billion of investments by 2030. This is to support the 8.9 gigawatts (GW) of new wind power capacity […]

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