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A World Solar Bank and India’s Solar Ambitions.

In the past week, talk of a World Solar Bank, midwifed by the International Solar Alliance (ISA), Prime Minister Modi’s biggest foreign policy initiative has picked pace again. The ISA, whose overarching mandate can be considered the raising of 1 trillion dollars to build, spread and sustain  solar energy worldwide, with special attention to the […]

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World Bank Approves $750 Mn Credit to Help the Power Sector in Nigeria

World Bank has approved the PSRO of USD 750 million in IDA credit to improve the reliability of electric supply and enhance the overall power sector in Nigeria. The World Bank Board of Directors approved the Power Sector Recovery Operation (PSRO) of USD 750 million in International Development Association (IDA) credit to improve the reliability […]

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Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report (2020)

his joint tracking report monitors and assesses global progress in the quest for sustainable, affordable, reliable, and modern energy services for everyone. Published annually by the custodian agencies of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 on energy, the report serves to guide international co-operation and policy-making to achieve universal, sustainable energy access by 2030. The annual […]

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COVID-19 Intensifies Need to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Globally

A new report has found that the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy by 2030 unless efforts are scaled up significantly Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy by 2030 unless […]

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NTPC Provides Learning Opportunities for 19k Staff, Family during Lockdown

With an aim to further enriching employee skills, country’s largest energy conglomerate NTPC on Monday said that it has offered learning opportunities to its more than 19,000 employees and their family members amidst the lockdown period. According to state-owned power giant, NTPC Learning and Development (L&D) strategy has been customised for enriching employees via intensive […]

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MNRE Invites Proposals to Develop Institutional Framework for ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ Implementation

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited proposals from eligible consulting firms for developing a long-term vision, implementation plan, road map and institutional framework for implementing ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ (OSOWOG). This is in line with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for connecting solar energy supply across borders by […]

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Mineral Production to Rise as Demand for Green Energy Increases: World Bank

A new report shows that production of certain minerals could increase by nearly 500% by 2050 to meet the growing demand for green energy technologies. A new World Bank Group report shows that production of minerals like graphite, lithium and cobalt could increase by nearly 500 percent by 2050 to meet the growing demand for green energy technologies. […]

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The WoodMac Weekly Global Energy Round Up

Wood Mackenzie, the global research and analysis form, has come out with the first of its planned weekly roundups of the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic across the world, especially on global energy markets. With a focus on renewables, EV’s and energy storage, the round up will seek to bring you a snapshot of the […]

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Off-Grid Solar Industry now a USD 1.75 Billion Annual Market: Report

The off-grid solar industry has grown into a USD 1.75 billion annual market, providing lighting and other energy to 420 million users, a new report has shown The off-grid solar industry has grown into a USD 1.75 billion annual market, providing lighting and other energy services to 420 million users and remains on a solid […]

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