Author Archives: Now.Solar

CRISIL Yearbook Indian debt market 2021

Overall supply of corporate bonds could double to Rs 65-70 lakh crore Over the next five fiscals, corporate bond issuances outstanding could more than double from ~Rs 33 lakh crore or 16% of gross domestic prod- uct (GDP) at the end … Continue reading

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Egat plans world’s largest floating solar farm in June

State-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) expects to operate a 45-megawatt floating solar farm it claims to be the largest in the world in Ubon Ratchathani in June after a delay caused by the pandemic. Egat signed a contract … Continue reading

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[Vietnam] Solar power capacity to be cut due to oversupply

Ninh told local media at a recent conference of Vietnam Electricity (EVN) that Việt Nam will cut 1.3 billion KWh of renewable energy in 2021. According to EVN’s statistics, national electricity output generated from solar power in 2020 was 10.6 … Continue reading

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MEA increases purchase price for household solar in Bangkok and vicinity

The Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) has increased the price at which it purchases solar power from households, government spokeswoman Ratchada Thanadirek revealed on Tuesday. In a move to encourage households to install solar panels and generate electricity by themselves, the … Continue reading

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Solar PV Report – IEA – Renewables 2020Analysis and forecast to 2025

Solar PV Global solar PV capacity additions are expected to reach nearly 107 GW in 2020 in the main case, representing stable growth from 2019 (this forecast has been revised up by 18% from the market report update published in May). … Continue reading

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Corporate Renewable PPAs in India:Market & Policy Update January 2021

More and more companies are procuring renewable power for their operations to help manage their electricity costs while contributing to corporate carbon emissions reduction targets. In India, the main drivers for many companies to do so are rising electricity tariffs … Continue reading

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India Energy Outlook 2021

India has seen extraordinary successes in its recent energy development, but many challenges remain, and the Covid‐19 pandemic has been a major disruption. In recent years, India has brought electricity connections to hundreds of millions of its citizens; promoted the … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Toolkit

FOREWORD After the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, we have observed great global political will and momentum in dealing with challenges of climate change. India is taking global leadership by working to reduce the risk and impact of climate … Continue reading

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WHY WE’RE ALL TO BLAME FOR CHINA AND INDIA’S ‘FILTHY’ CO2 EMISSIONS

It feels as though every time there’s a new study about the US or EU needing to reduce carbon emissions, there’s a voice which pops up and asks ‘but what about India and China?!’ From anonymous accounts on social media to … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition

ABOUT IRENAThe International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental or ganisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international co-operation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of … Continue reading

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