Category Archives: Renewable Energy Certificates

Wind energy: A gender perspective

The expansion of renewable energy promises a broad array of benefits. That renewables aregood for energy security, air quality and health, and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is well known. What many do not realise, however, is that the … Continue reading

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Towards 100% renewable energy: Utilities in transition

The adoption of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and in particular Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all, has led to a global consensus around the need … Continue reading

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How India’s Solar and Wind Policies Enabled its Energy Transition

In 2015, India announced ambitious targets for renewable energy—175 GW by 2022—oneof the largest expansion initiatives in the world. Just four years later, at the United enewable energy (RE) capacity to 450 GW by 2030 (PIB 2019). India’s journey to … Continue reading

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The Future of Distributed Renewable Energy in India

India is the world’s third largest carbon emitter, with emissions expected to rise as the economy grows. While this economic growth is important for advancing development objectives, especially in the wake of a likely recession due to the COVID-19 pandemic, … Continue reading

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Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report (2020)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The 2020 edition of Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report monitors and assesses attainments in the global quest for universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy by 2030. The latest available data and select energy … Continue reading

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Study shows why India should increase renewable energy target of 2030

New Delhi: Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have just released a study that demonstrates why India should double down on renewables.The study examines electricity and carbon mitigation costs associated with achieving aggressive renewable energy targets in India’s electricity grid in … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Market Analysis: Southeast Asia (executive summary)

RISING DEMAND FOR ENERGY WITH SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND URBANISATION Energy consumption in Southeast Asia nearly doubled between 1995 and 2015, growing at an average pace of 3.4% annually. This has fuelled economic growth and permitted higher living standards. Over the … Continue reading

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Punjab govt wants to renegotiate solar power tariffs

The state cited fall in prices of solar panels as well as lower borrowing costs and corporate taxes behind the step. Punjab is the latest state to seek a revision of its solar power tariffs with chief minister Amarinder Singh’s government calling … Continue reading

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Japan’s Road to Renewables Post-Fukushima

Japan has led by the example of resilience and determination to build back better – be it rebuilding from the ruins of war or the fury of nature. It has been 10 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake struck … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Asia Bangkok

12. – 14. May 2021 | International exhibition and conference for renewable energies Renewable Energy Asia in Bangkok includes the areas of bioenergy, solar, wind and water power technology, waste recycling and energy efficiency. Many international companies present their products … Continue reading

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