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Clean Energy Investment in Developing Economies a Global Priority: IEA

New report from IEA, in collaboration with World Bank and World Economic Forum, shows concerted international efforts are needed for a sustainable and resilient economic future in developing world The world’s energy and climate future increasingly hinges on whether emerging and developing economies are able to successfully transition to cleaner energy systems, calling for a […]

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ISA, MNRE & World Bank Conduct Workshop for ‘OSOWOG’

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) of India, and the World Bank organized a two-day strategic initiation workshop on ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ (OSOWOG). All the implementation partners came together and presented their roadmap for OSOWOG in that workshop which has set up the first milestone […]

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MSMEs can Create 16 GW Rooftop Solar Capacity by 2022: Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari has said that MSMEs can create nearly 16 GW of rooftop solar capacity by 2022, meeting 40 percent of the 40 GW target. Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) can contribute to creating nearly 16 GW […]

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OKAYA Bags World Bank-funded Contract for Setting up EV Charging Stations Across India

OKAYA has bagged a major World Bank-funded contract from EESL for commissioning of 1020 multi-standard EV charging stations across India. OKAYA, a flagship company of Okaya Power Group has announced that it has bagged a major World Bank-funded contract from Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a JV of PSUs of Ministry of Power, Government of […]

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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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