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AGRI-PV: HOW SOLAR ENABLES THE CLEAN ENERGY TRANSITION IN RURAL AREAS

Executive summaryReaching the ambitious objectives of the European Green Deal will require a profound shift in the EU’s agricultural and energy sectors. Agricultural photovoltaics (“Agri-PV”) offers an innovative, efficient, and cost-effective solution to simultaneously promote sustainable agriculture and the clean … Continue reading

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Space-starved Singapore builds floating solar farms

Thousands of panels glinting in the sun stretch into the sea off Singapore, part of the land-scarce city-state’s push to build floating solar farms to cut greenhouse gas emissions.It may be one of the world’s smallest countries, but the prosperous … Continue reading

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Iberdrola plans three more Spanish solar projects totalling 450MW

Iberdrola is progressing with efforts to develop three solar farms in Spain’s Valencia region that will have a combined capacity of 450MW and require an investment of more than €235 million (US$284 million).The utility plans to build two plants (PSF … Continue reading

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Second tender inclusion sets Brazil’s PV for three-year bonanza

Brazilian PV reps have hailed the sector’s admittance into the new-generation auction scheme, a first for an industry until now only allowed to compete in renewable tenders.The Brazilian Energy Ministry’s decision this week to accept solar – alongside wind, hydro, … 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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New electricity consumer Rules: Reading the impact on ‘rooftop solar’ right

Solar power isn’t just good for the environment, many consumers find it good for their pocket as well. It is the cheapest new-build for electricity in India. Forty percent of India’s ambitious 100 GW solar power target for 2022 is … 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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[Vietnam] Solar power capacity to be cut due to oversupply

Ninh told local media at a recent conference of Vietnam Electricity (EVN) that Việt Nam will cut 1.3 billion KWh of renewable energy in 2021. According to EVN’s statistics, national electricity output generated from solar power in 2020 was 10.6 … 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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Status update of solar policies and allocations across India

  Last summer, Ritesh Pothan blogged about India’s Central Government Policy as well as certain key state policies for solar power in Part 2 of his Indian Solar Saga series. In this latest piece, he updates us on the state … Continue reading

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