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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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New solar investment falls 12% as COVID-19 dents H1 2020 figures: BNEF

Investment in new solar capacity fell in the first half of 2020 by 12% year-on-year to US$54.7 billion as the COVID-19 pandemic hit both project financing and scheduled auctions.New analysis from BloombergNEF showed that while total investment in new renewables … Continue reading

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WHY SOME TEXANS ARE GETTING SKY-HIGH ENERGY BILLS

By The Associated Press After unusual icy weather left millions of Texans without power, some are facing another crisis: Sky-high electricity bills.The surge in pricing is hitting people who have chosen to pay wholesale prices for their power, which is … Continue reading

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Solar Bankability – Mitigating Technical Risks in PV Investment through Quality Infrastructure

Solar bankability: active quality management process where all stakeholders in PV project approval process attempt to identify, manage and control potential risks (technical, legal & economical) through entire project lifecycle

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Solar and Wind Generators to Pay Deviation Charges for Under Production in Andhra Pradesh

To facilitate large-scale grid integration of solar and wind power while maintaining grid stability, the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has released new regulations for forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement of solar and wind generation with immediate effect. All … Continue reading

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GST may push up cost of solar power projects

The goods and services tax may increase solar energy project costs by 12%-18% and generation costs by 40-50 paise per unit, some industry leaders said, although the government said the new taxation regime won’t have much of an impact on … Continue reading

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Understanding Energy Challenges in India – World Bank Report

Below are the graphs from the report which explains the energy scenario, challenges and needs for Indian Energy Generation Click here for the full report

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The top 5 trends in India on Energy

1. There isn’t enough coal to supply India’s need for the next decade 2. Clean Energy is the next evolution which has come of age with Solar energy generation now equivalent to Thermal 3. Nuclear isn’t going to solve even … Continue reading

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Developers go into a huddle to beat anti-dumping scare

Solar power developers in the country have united to devise a strategy to counter any anti-dumping duty on solar cells and panels imported from China and the US. (Anti-dumping investigations were notified by the Ministry of Commerce on November 28.) … Continue reading

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JNNSM Phase II – Draft Policy

Moving forward after 2 successful bids, MNRE has now released the JNNSM_Phase_II_Dec_2012_Draft The draft policy makes for some good reading on the current scenario of Solar in India with information presented on the various facets of the prior policies and summaries … Continue reading

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