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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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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 Outlook: Thailand

ENERGY CONTEXT Thailand has explicitly set energy security as the top policy objective, followed by economic affordability and environmental sustainability, in the Thailand Integrated Energy Blueprint (TIEB) underpinned by five individual but interrelated energy plans covering natural gas, oil, energy … Continue reading

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Solar Cell Efficiency Rises By 30% Through Singlet Fission

Scientists were pretty excited when they discovered you could convert light energy directly into electricity by capturing photons in semiconductors, exciting them into “excitons” (bound electron with negative charge and hole with positive), and capturing the resultant current through electrodes. … Continue reading

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India’s Untold Story: Solar, Wind Projects Create Jobs, Clean Energy

As India celebrates its 67th Independence Day this week, the country can also celebrate its clean energy opportunities as solar, wind and other renewable energy projects expand throughout India. This week, the Indian government announced a $7.9 billion investment to double its transmission capacity … Continue reading

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Kerala releases draft Solar Policy – 2013, plans 1500MW by 2030, mandates Solar PV across industries, commercial and residential premises

The Mission is to  i. Increase the installed capacity of the solar sector in the state to 500 MW by 2017 and 1500 MW by 2030. ii. Contributing to long term energy security of the State of Kerala as well … Continue reading

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