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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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Green hydrogen: A guide to policy making

Green hydrogen is an energy carrier that can be used in many different applications. However, its actual use is still very limited. Each year around 120 million tonnes of hydrogen are produced globally, of which two-thirds are pure hydrogen and … Continue reading

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India to levy basic customs duty on solar modules and cells from April next year

India will introduce a 40% basic customs duty (BCD) on solar modules as of April 2022 to cut the reliance on imports and expand the country’s PV manufacturing base.A 25% duty will also be introduced on solar cells from the … Continue reading

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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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Yingli in talks with creditors over break up

The Chinese solar manufacturer today admitted it is in talks with its lenders and strategic investors about a break up of the company after its 2018 annual accounts revealed an apparently unserviceable debt pile. Any strategic investor is likely to … Continue reading

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Safeguard Duty Notified for Solar Cells imported into India from China PR and Malaysia

Updated: India’s Ministry of Finance has imposed a 25% safeguard duty on imports of solar cells and modules from Malaysia and the People’s Republic of China, starting tonight. In keeping with the final recommendations proposed by the Directorate General of Trade … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2018 – IRENA

Global renewable energy employment reached 10.3 million jobs in 2017, an increase of 5.3% compared with the number reported in the previous year. An increasing number of countries derive socio-economic benefits from renewable energy, but employment remains highly concentrated in … Continue reading

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Global Market Outlook For Solar Power / 2017 – 2021

Welcome to SolarPower Europe’s Global Market Outlook 2017 – 2021. This Global Market Outlook is special for various reasons: in response to the rapid developments in the solar sector it contains much more information than last year’s edition. It was … Continue reading

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Directorate General Recommends 70% Provisional Safeguard Duty on Imported Solar Cells

Preliminary Findings Solar Cells 05.01 Safeguard Duty In a preliminary finding, the Directorate General of Safeguards Customs and Central Excise has recommended a 70 percent safeguard duty on solar cells imported from China and Malaysia for a period of 200 … Continue reading

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Chinese solar module firms reneging on India contracts – Chinese suppliers are demanding an increase of around 6 cents per watt in prices of solar modules already contracted for

Any increase in solar module prices will impact the internal rate of return (IRR) from such solar power projects, many of which have already signed power purchase agreements (PPAs). Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi: In what has come as a shock … Continue reading

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