Tag Archives: Photovoltaic

How to Be a Solar Advocate

What You Can Do to Be a Solar Advocate Solar advocacy starts small and grows as much as you put effort into growing it. Every pro-solar person can make a big difference, so let’s start with six easy ways you … Continue reading

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Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)

Introduction Rationale, aim, and scopeAccording to SolarPower Europe’s market data, India has over 45 GW of installed solar capacity on itsterritory, making it the fifth largest solar Photovoltaic (PV) nation in the world. This is supported by aproject development pipeline … Continue reading

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RENEWABLE POWER GENERATION COSTS IN 2020

FOREWORD Renewables are becoming more and more competitive in the energy landscape. The data from the IRENA Renewable Cost Database shows cost declines continued in 2020, with the cost of electricity from utility-scale solar photovoltaics (PV) falling 7% year-on-year, offshore … Continue reading

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Trading into a bright energy future The case for open, high-quality solar photovoltaic markets

THE SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC INDUSTRY AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the most acute health crisis in generations and has sent shockwaves across economies worldwide. Renewable energies can play a dual role in helping the world to recover. … Continue reading

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RENEWABLE ENERGY BENEFITS LEVERAGING LOCAL CAPACITY FOR SOLAR WATER HEATERS

INTRODUCTIONA large number of stakeholders were interviewed and/or responded to questionnaires regarding the requirements for developing local capacity around solar water heaters. These included project developers, component manufacturers, service providers, energy authorities and representatives of national and global associations dedicated … Continue reading

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UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR AND WIND AREASUTILITY-SCALE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study seeks to map areas in Burkina Faso that are suitable for deploying utilityscale solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power projects. It aims to i) provide insights into the country’s potential to adopt solar PV and wind … 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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NDCs AND RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGETS IN 2021: Are we on the right path to a climate-safe future?

Introduction Since the historic signing of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2015, nearly all countries have committed to limiting the increase in the average global temperature to well below 2 degrees Celsius (°C) this century compared to pre-industrial levels, … Continue reading

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REPORT OF THE SURVEY ON CLIMATE RISK AND SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Sustainable Finance Group in the Department of Regulation, Reserve Bankof India, gratefully acknowledges the support of all the participating banks insubmitting the filled-in survey in a timely and comprehensive manner in spite of thedisruptions brought about by the … Continue reading

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Rebooting Renewable Energy Certificates for a Balanced Energy Transition in India

CEEW Centre for Energy Finance The CEEW Centre for Energy Finance (CEEW-CEF) is an initiative of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), one of Asia’s leading think tanks.CEEW-CEF acts as a non-partisan market observer and driver that monitors, … Continue reading

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