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Reduce: Non-bio renewables

Introduction Climate change has become one of the greatest threats of this century to environmental, as well as global, security, with adverse impacts on health, wealth and political stability. Over the past decade, energy-related CO2 emissions have increased by 1% … Continue reading

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Rise of renewables in cities

IntroductionCities are the economic engines of our planet, home to 55% of the world’s population and representing 80% of the global gross domestic product (GDP) (UN DESA, 2018). Urbanisation has improved societal well-being by expanding economic activities and business opportunities, … Continue reading

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Green hydrogen: A guide to policy making

Green hydrogen is an energy carrier that can be used in many different applications. However, its actual use is still very limited. Each year around 120 million tonnes of hydrogen are produced globally, of which two-thirds are pure hydrogen and … Continue reading

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National Survey Report of PV Power Applications in China

INSTALLATION DATA The PV power systems market is defined as the market of all nationally installed (terrestrial) PV applications with a PV capacity of 40 W or more. A PV system consists of modules, inverters, batteries and all installation and … Continue reading

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Records tumble as ‘historic’ 2020 US solar deployment tees up decade of growth

The US solar sector smashed multiple records in 2020 as the industry recorded an “historic” fourth quarter, teeing up a forthcoming decade where installations are expected to more than quadruple.Those figures, included within the new edition of the US Solar … Continue reading

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INDIAN POWER SECTOR – ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION

Distribution sector reforms imminent with rising discom debt and dues to gencos PERFORMANCE OF STATE DISTRIBUTION UTILITIES REMAINS WEAK DESPITE THE VARIOUS BAILOUT SCHEMES OVER THE PAST TWO DECADES The electricity distribution segment remains the weakest link in the power … Continue reading

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At 300MW / 1,200MWh, the world’s largest battery storage system so far is up and running

The world’s largest battery energy storage system (BESS) so far has gone into operation in Monterey County, California, US retail electricity and power generation company Vistra said yesterday. Phase 1 of Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility was connected to the … Continue reading

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Egat plans world’s largest floating solar farm in June

State-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) expects to operate a 45-megawatt floating solar farm it claims to be the largest in the world in Ubon Ratchathani in June after a delay caused by the pandemic. Egat signed a contract … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Toolkit

FOREWORD After the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, we have observed great global political will and momentum in dealing with challenges of climate change. India is taking global leadership by working to reduce the risk and impact of climate … Continue reading

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RENEWABLES 2020 – GLOBAL STATUS REPORT

RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY NETWORK FOR THE 21st CENTURY FOREWORD Every year, we launch the Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) to present the latest data and facts on renewable energy policies, markets and investments. This year, however, something is different. We collectively witnessed the adoption … Continue reading

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