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Southeast Asia needs to go all in on the renewables revolution

Solar and wind power can provide plenty of energy for Mekong countries and help avoid a dangerous tipping point for the river The construction of hydropower dams on the Mekong has brought the river, and the world’s largest freshwater fishery, … Continue reading

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COVID-19 ‘hurting but not halting’ renewables as IEA revises forecasts

The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects renewables deployment to rebound next year, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic said to be “hurting, but not halting” growth.In a revision to forecasts made in October 2019, the IEA now expects total renewables deployment … Continue reading

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How to lose half a trillion euros – Europe’s electricity providers face an existential threat

Ritesh: This a scenario that we should see in India in the foreseeable future and if our DISCOMs aren’t geared up will face a fate similar to those in Europe and in the near future, USA. Our policy makers need to … Continue reading

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Global Status of Carbon Capture and Storage 2013 – One step forward, one step back

Click Here for global-status-ccs-2013 Report A new survey finds a sharp drop in large-scale integrated projects to capture CO2 from energy systems and bury it underground. This drop from 75 projects to 65 over the past year is yet more evidence … Continue reading

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RENEWABLES 2013 – GLOBAL STATUS REPORT, an indicator of RE growth in the coming decades

Ren21 — a global renewable energy policy multi-stakeholder network that connects governmental bodies, nonprofit organizations, industry associations, research institutes and universities, and members of civil society — recently conducted a massive, 75-page report on a large variety of potential renewable energy scenarios … Continue reading

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Renewables to surpass gas by 2016 in the global power mix – IEA

IEA report sees renewable power increasingly cost-competitive with new fossil-fuel generation, but agency warns against complacency Power generation from hydro, wind, solar and other renewable sources worldwide will exceed that from gas and be twice that from nuclear by 2016, … Continue reading

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Global Action to Advance Carbon Capture and Storage – A Focus on Industrial Applications

Annex to Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2013 Energy‐intensive industries account for a significant part of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Industrial sectors such as cement, iron and steel, chemicals and refining represent one‐fifth of total global CO2   emissions, and the … Continue reading

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Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2013 – International Energy Agency

The 22 countries that participate in the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) share a strong interest in the development and deployment of clean energy technologies. As these same countries represent more than 75% of global energy consumption, 80% of global CO2 emissions and 75% … Continue reading

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Global Electric Vehicle Outlook – Understanding the Electric Vehicle Landscape to 2020 – A detailed report

By helping to diversify the fuel mix, EVs reduce dependence on petroleum and tap into a source of electricity that is often domestic and relatively inexpensive. Just as important, EVs have the potential to unlock innovation and create new advanced … Continue reading

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IEA: Global solar capacity nearing 100GW milestone

Image: St Gobain Despite the uncertainties plaguing the European and Chinese markets in particular, a new report has revealed that 28.4GW of solar PV capacity was installed in 2012, bringing total global capacity to 89.5GW in the 23 countries in … Continue reading

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