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How Cities Can Take Action to Drive the Energy Transition: IRENA

The dominance of fossil fuels in the urban energy supply puts cities on the frontline of climate change. Cities account for about 75% of global primary energy use and are responsible for 70 per cent of energy related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, making them key actors in both national and global efforts to transition to […]

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Enel Green Power Commissions 15 MW Solar PV Plant in Mallorca

Rome-headquartered multinational renewable energy corporation Enel Green Power España (EGPE) announced recently that it has commissioned the new Nou Biniatria solar photovoltaic plant in the town of Alcúdia in Mallorca. This facility has an installed capacity of 14.96 MW and an expected output of approximately 24.84 GWh per year. Its parent company, the Enel Group, […]

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Vikram Solar Completes 85 MW Solar Plant for NTPC in Uttar Pradesh

Haryana-headquartered solar energy solutions provider Vikram Solar announced today the completion of an 85 MW solar plant project commissioned for National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) at Bilhaur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It forms part of the largest solar project in a single location in the state of Uttar Pradesh- with 225 MW capacity- of which […]

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Highest-ever Boom in Copper Amid Clean Energy Transition: Bloomberg

According to recent analysis by Bloomberg, a New York City-headquartered data and media company, copper surged this week to its highest-ever and copper future prices rose as high as $10,440 a ton in London. This follows the boom in copper spread over the past year, which caused prices to double in the period. The year 2011 […]

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NTPC Renewable Energy Signs PPA to Sell Power From its 150 MW Solar Project

NTPC Renewable Energy has entered into a PPA with GUVNL to sell power from its 150 MW solar project. NTPC Limited has announced that its wholly-owned renewable energy subsidiary NTPC Renewable Energy has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) to sell power generated from its 150 MW solar […]

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26% increase in Solar Power Generation in the U.S. in 2020

Solar power generation in the US has seen a massive increase in the last twenty years. According to data presented by Trading.Platforms.com, solar power generation in the US increased by 26% year on year in 2020, producing just under 91,000 Million Kilowatt Hours of solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) power. The data shows that in the […]

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Biden Administration Selects 5 GW Mega Solar Project in Africa

Mega Solar is a partnership between the Govts of Namibia and Botswana, and others, which is expected to generate up to 5 GW of solar power. US President Biden recently hosted a virtual Leaders Summit on Climate to catalyse global ambition to address the climate crisis. The Summit convened world leaders to galvanize efforts to […]

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Fourth Partner Energy Bags Rs 250 Crore Investment From UK’s CDC

In a major milestone, Indian solar energy company Forth Partner Energy (FPE) has received an investment worth Rs 250 crore from UK-owned development finance institution CDC, for expanding its renewable solutions platform across India and South Asia. Hyderabad-based Fourth Partner Energy boasts of a portfolio of 550 MW, spread across its distributed and open access solar […]

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Over 12.3 GW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Tenders Issued in India Till Date: JMK

India has enormous potential for wind and solar energy. But, due to the intermittent and inconsistent nature of both solar and wind power, the Capacity Utilization Factor (CUF) for standalone solar and wind power plants is low. This issue can be partially resolved by blending the energy generated from the two sources as a hybrid […]

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