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ENERGY PROFILE THAILAND

Indicators of renewable resource potential Solar PV: Solar resource potential has been divided into seven classes, each representing a range of annual PV output per unit of capacity (kWh/kWp/yr). The bar chart shows the proportion of a country’s land area … Continue reading

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ENERGY TRANSITION OUTLOOK 2022

The present turbulence in energy markets is not inconsequential, however. Europe will transition to arenewables-dominated power system more rapidly, but higher energy prices may dampen investment in clean energy elsewhere. These two effects tend to offset each other globally over … Continue reading

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Socio-economic footprint of the energy transitionJAPAN

Executive summary Japan is one of the world’s most economically and industrially advanced nations. It is also one of the world’s largest consumers and importers of energy. The country is still heavily dependent on fossil fuel imports; however, renewables play … Continue reading

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SCALING UP RENEWABLES IN LANDLOCKED DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND Characterised by remoteness from global markets due to the absence of territorial access to the sea,landlocked developing countries (LLDCs)1 grapple with a myriad of special challenges, including complex procedures for border transit exacerbated by poor infrastructure, inefficient … Continue reading

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THE POST-COVID RECOVERY

An agenda for resilience, development and equality INTRO DUC TION The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated people’s lives around the world. On top of the tragic death toll, widespread lockdown measures have thrown the global economy into a severe crisis – … Continue reading

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The best and worst countries in the world when it comes to air pollution and electricity use

China steals an unsavory global spotlight for the thick, noxious smog that often chokes its mega-cities. Air pollution has become so bad in Beijing, for example, that Chinese officials aim to slash its local coal consumption by 30% in 2017. … Continue reading

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Chevron Admits The Truth: Oil Shale Will Use Huge Amounts Of Water

Ritesh: You can live without oil but you can’t live without water. Oil while it is precious, lives are more so . Everytime we take an unnecessary luxury we burn our own and our children’s future. One of the largest … Continue reading

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Understanding Energy Challenges in India – World Bank Report

Below are the graphs from the report which explains the energy scenario, challenges and needs for Indian Energy Generation Click here for the full report

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Renewable Energy Vs Conventional Power – The Debate Resolved by Ritesh Pothan

This decade has re-defined the energy paradigm with renewables surging to all time high installations. Globally renewables contribute a significant amount to the energy mix in developed countries. Continents like the America’s, Europe and Asia have installed more renewables in … Continue reading

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The Volkswagen XL1 Is The Most Efficient Car Ever Driven more than 500 miles on two gallons of fuel – That’s around 100 kmpl

Volkswagen XL1 Courtesy Volkswagen For years, automakers have worked to push fuel economy beyond 100 miles per gallon. Reaching that mark typically meant three things: cutting weight, maximizing aerodynamics, and improving powertrain efficiency. In 1999, Volkswagen engineers got close with … Continue reading

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