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Canadian Solar Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results

Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and CEO, commented, “We achieved strong results in the second quarter of 2022, with solar module shipments, revenue and gross margin all at or exceeding the high end of prior guidance. Sequentially, we grew our module shipments … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2022

IntroductionThis ninth edition of IRENA’s Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review series provides the latest estimates of renewable energy employment globally. In addition to IRENA’s own calculations, the report is based on a wide range of studies and reports by … 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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OFFSHORE RENEWABLES An action agenda for deployment A CONTRIBUTION TO THE G20 PRESIDENCY

INTRODUCTION KEY DRIVERS OF OFFSHORE RENEWABLE DEVELOPMENTClimate change is one of the greatest threats of this century and is already affecting many regions around the globe. Such impacts are driven by rising GHG emissions, especially from the energy sector, which … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2021

RENEWABLE ENERGY JOBS: MAIN FINDINGS The renewable energy sector employed 12 million people, directly and indirectly, in 2020.1 The number has continued to grow worldwide over the past decade. The solar photovoltaic (PV), bioenergy, hydropower and wind power industries have … Continue reading

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Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation The Hydrogen Factor

FOREWORDThe accelerating deployment of renewables has set in motion a global energy transformation with farreaching geopolitical implications. The report “A New World”, released in 2019 by IRENA’s Global Commission on the Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation, was the first foray … Continue reading

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Innovation trends in electrolysers for hydrogen production

Executive summaryIn a collaborative effort between the European Patent Office (EPO) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), this patent insight report examines the global evolution of patent filings published between 2005 and 2020 in the domain of electrolysers used … Continue reading

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Issues with Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021

Fundamental Differences in Perspective-1 • Government of India is treating Electricity as commodity.• Electricity Employees and Engineers are treating electricity as service i.e. the Electricity Connection is being termed as Service Connection and so is the intent behind it.• Electricity … 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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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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