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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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Renewable energy finance: Sovereign guarantees

RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCE SOVEREIGN GUARANTEES Less than two decades remain for countries around the world to make drastic cuts incarbon-dioxide emissions. This is necessary to realise the goals of the Paris Agreement,which calls for limiting the increase in average global … Continue reading

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Space-starved Singapore builds floating solar farms

Thousands of panels glinting in the sun stretch into the sea off Singapore, part of the land-scarce city-state’s push to build floating solar farms to cut greenhouse gas emissions.It may be one of the world’s smallest countries, but the prosperous … Continue reading

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Japan Fund for the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JFJCM) Brochure

Established in June 2014, the Japan Fund for the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JFJCM) provides financial incentives for the adoption of advanced low-carbon technologies in projects financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). JFJCM offers grants to projects utilizing the Joint … 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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SOUTHEAST ASIA RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKET – GROWTH, TRENDS, COVID-19 IMPACT, AND FORECASTS (2021 – 2026)

The market is segmented by Type (Solar, Wind, Hydro, Bioenergy. and Other Types) and Geography (Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Rest of Southeast Asia) Market Snapshot Market Overview The renewable energy market in Southeast Asia is expected to grow … Continue reading

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BCD from April 2022 now official at 40% for modules and 25% for cells – No. 283/3/2018-GRID SOLAR

Government of India Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) Grid Solar Power DivisionSub: Imposition of Basic Customs Duty (BCD) on Solar PV Cells & Modules/ Panels. 1.As part of Paris Climate Agreement, India has committed to achieve forty percent … Continue reading

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Overview of Solar Rooftop Sector in India

India lies in the high solar insolation region, endowed with significant solar energy potential. The total solar power potential in the country, as estimated by National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), is approximately 749 GW2 including solar rooftop. TERI has estimated … Continue reading

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Brazil’s looming renewable auction sparks another PV bidding avalanche

The solar industry’s appetite for Brazilian auctions appears to remain undimmed in the new decade, with nearly 30GW in PV bids coming forward for the next renewable tender.Figures released on Tuesday by energy regulator EPE show PV firms have put … 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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