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Up to 194GW of solar could be installed in 2021 as investments soar

As much as 194GW of solar PV could be installed globally this year, new projections by BloombergNEF have forecast, with the asset class leading a jump in energy transition investments throughout 2020. Investments in solar rose by 12% year-on-year to US$148.6 … Continue reading

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New solar investment falls 12% as COVID-19 dents H1 2020 figures: BNEF

Investment in new solar capacity fell in the first half of 2020 by 12% year-on-year to US$54.7 billion as the COVID-19 pandemic hit both project financing and scheduled auctions.New analysis from BloombergNEF showed that while total investment in new renewables … 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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IRENA_ReachingZero_Summary

This Reaching zero with renewables study outlines the best available deep decarbonisation options for those sectors. Prepared by the International RenewableEnergy Agency (IRENA), it supports the aim of holding the global temperature rise at 1.5o C this century, compared to … Continue reading

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India diverts Rs 56,700 crore from the fight against climate change to Goods and Service Tax regime

India’s biggest domestic source of public funds to push renewable energy and protect the environment has become a victim of the Goods and Services Tax. In April, the government included the tax collected on production and import of coal to … Continue reading

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GST (Goods and Service Tax) rates from July 1

Description of goods Rate 1 Bullions. 1% 2 Gold and silver ornaments. 1% 3 Precious stones. 1% 4 Canteen Sales Department (CSD) 1% SCHEDULE – IV [See section 12(4)(c)] Goods Taxable at 4 per centum Description of goods Rate 1 … Continue reading

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How will GST impact Solar Projects in India

Implications-of-GST-on-delivered-cost-of-Renewable-Energy Executive summary Multiple Indirect taxes are currently levied on transactions in India. Some of the taxes are levied and collected by the Central Government, while other taxes are collected by the State Governments. Accordingly, the current Indirect tax regime … Continue reading

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Agenda Note for National Review Meeting of State Principal Secretaries and State Nodal Agencies of Renewable Energy on 23rd and 24th January 2017-New Delhi

background-note-meet 23 24 jan 2017 Comprehensive data on the current situation to date in Renewable Energy, a must read

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Graphene can now convert CO2 into liquid fuels using quantum dots

Not content with it being able to make futuristic sensors, researchers have now found a way to harness graphene to make it convert CO2 into liquid fuels. Just a few days ago (16 December), we were told that researchers at the University … Continue reading

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Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress in 2016-17 (& during the month of June, 2016)

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress in 2016-17 (& during the month of June, 2016) Sector FY- 2016-17 Cumulative Achievements Target Achievement (as on 30.06.2016) I.   GRID-INTERACTIVE POWER (CAPACITIES IN MW) Wind Power 4000.00 373.95 … Continue reading

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