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Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report (2020)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The 2020 edition of Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report monitors and assesses attainments in the global quest for universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy by 2030. The latest available data and select energy … Continue reading

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Geothermal development in Eastern Africa

ENERGY SECTOR LANDSCAPE The East African Rift countries and the Comoros Islands are endowed with several sources of energy for which distribution and potential vary significantly from country to country. A government’s decision to render support to a given energy … Continue reading

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Global Landscape of Renewable Energy Finance 2020

INTRODUCTION The landscape of renewable energy finance has evolved significantly in the past few years. Insupport of recent record-setting levels of capacity additions in wind and solar technologies, finance for renewable energy represented 63% of total climate mitigation finance in … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition

ABOUT IRENAThe International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental or ganisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international co-operation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of … Continue reading

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The 2020 Global Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report

February 18, 2020 The 2020 Off-Grid Solar Market Trends is an in-depth analysis on current market dynamics, projections for the coming five years, and a blueprint for how actors in this market can compete in a swiftly evolving industry ecosystem. … Continue reading

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Guidelines to entities to become Channel Partners under Off Grid and Decentralized Solar applications

  32/69/2010-11/PVSE Ministry of New and Renewable Energy SPV Off Grid Division Sub: Guidelines to entities to become Channel Partners under Off Grid and Decentralized Solar applications Section-1 Any of the following entities can apply to become channel partner 1.1 … Continue reading

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India achieves 1.44GW cumulative capacity for Solar PV

India has plans to install a further 800MW in this fiscal year. Image: Tata Power India has achieved a total a cumulative capacity of 1,447MW for grid-connected solar PV. According to statistics from the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Access For All – Grameen’s Off-grid Solar Success in Bangladesh

In one of the poorest countries on the planet a renewable energy service company is installing one thousand solar home systems – a day. Not in its capital or busy urban centers, but where 80 percent of the population lives … Continue reading

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MNRE revises off grid benchmark PV prices

In continuation of this Ministry’s recent sanction order of even of even number dated 30th Oct. 2012 reg. additions/amendments in the above mentioned scheme , I am directed to convey the sanction of the President of India for re-fixing / revising … Continue reading

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Solar based coolers charge phones in off grid villages and increase sales by 500%. Commerce shows the way – with Coke giving away solar coolers free to off-grid villages

As the first rays of the winter sun hit the small solar panels perched on the roof of Roop Devi’s kirana store in a remote village in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, a direct current compressor motor whirrs into life. It refrigerates … Continue reading

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