Category Archives: Renewables

Interview with ROMAIN RICHE – MESIA International Business Director

MESIA Middle East Solar Industry Association Can you tell us a bit more about MESIA, its goals and how it plans to achieve it? MESIA – Middle East Solar is a non-profit organization that has currently around 80 members, companies of … Continue reading

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Photovoltaic Manufacturing Outlook in India

Ambitious Targets and Incentives Brighten the Future for the Solar Industry Photovoltaic Manufacturing Outlook in India Ambitious Targets and Incentives Brighten the Future for the Solar Industry Report by IEEFA and JMK Research February 2022 India has made substantial progress … Continue reading

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Solar Photovoltaics in Severe Weather: Cost Considerations for Storm Hardening PV Systems for Resilience James Elsworth and Otto Van Geet National Renewable Energy Laboratory NOTICE This work was authored by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, operated by Alliance for Sustainable … Continue reading

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Renewables 2021

Analysis and forecast to 2026 Renewables 2021 is the IEA’s primary analysis on the sector, based on current policies and market developments. It forecasts the deployment of renewable energy technologies in electricity, transport and heat to 2026 while also exploring … Continue reading

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Granular Time of Day Analysis of Balancing the Indian Electricity Grid in 2030 – CSEP

Model and Analysis India has very aggressive plans for scaling RE (450 GW by 2030; today is 100 GW) Using 2019 time of day (ToD) data for both demand and supply by fuel type, what happens over time (2021-2030) for … Continue reading

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Impact of Component Reliability on Large Scale Photovoltaic Systems’ Performance

Abstract: In this work, the impact of component reliability on large scale photovoltaic (PV) systems’ performance is demonstrated. The analysis is largely based on an extensive field-derived dataset of failure rates of operation ranging from three to five years, derived from … Continue reading

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Rebooting Renewable Energy Certificates for a Balanced Energy Transition in India

CEEW Centre for Energy FinanceThe CEEW Centre for Energy Finance (CEEW-CEF) is an initiative of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), one of Asia’s leading think tanks. CEEW-CEF acts as a non-partisan market observer and driver that monitors, … Continue reading

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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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Advancing renewables in developing countries

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) in 2013 undertook to support renewable energyprojects through a joint initiative with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Through that facility, the fund has dispensed AED 1.285 billion (USD 350 million) over 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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