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Governments across Southeast Asia accelerate renewable energy investment to revive the pandemic-hit economies

In the pre Covid-19 world, energy transition was already at the forefront of the minds of policymakers and investors in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Renewable energy infrastructure investment in the region had been strong, reflecting government efforts … Continue reading

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SOUTHEAST ASIA RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKET – GROWTH, TRENDS, COVID-19 IMPACT, AND FORECASTS (2021 – 2026)

The market is segmented by Type (Solar, Wind, Hydro, Bioenergy. and Other Types) and Geography (Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Rest of Southeast Asia) Market Snapshot Market Overview The renewable energy market in Southeast Asia is expected to grow … 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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Tenders New RFS Issued

About 1046 MW of renewable tenders were issued in February 2021 Auctions were completed for 6895 MW of solar projects. Maximum capacity of 3150 MW was won by Adani alone. Installed Capacity In January 2021, a total of 1489 MW … Continue reading

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Overview of Solar Rooftop Sector in India

India lies in the high solar insolation region, endowed with significant solar energy potential. The total solar power potential in the country, as estimated by National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), is approximately 749 GW2 including solar rooftop. TERI has estimated … Continue reading

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COVID-19 ‘hurting but not halting’ renewables as IEA revises forecasts

The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects renewables deployment to rebound next year, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic said to be “hurting, but not halting” growth.In a revision to forecasts made in October 2019, the IEA now expects total renewables deployment … 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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Brazil’s looming renewable auction sparks another PV bidding avalanche

The solar industry’s appetite for Brazilian auctions appears to remain undimmed in the new decade, with nearly 30GW in PV bids coming forward for the next renewable tender.Figures released on Tuesday by energy regulator EPE show PV firms have put … Continue reading

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Up to 194GW of solar could be installed in 2021 as investments soar

As much as 194GW of solar PV could be installed globally this year, new projections by BloombergNEF have forecast, with the asset class leading a jump in energy transition investments throughout 2020. Investments in solar rose by 12% year-on-year to US$148.6 … Continue reading

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CRISIL Yearbook Indian debt market 2021

Overall supply of corporate bonds could double to Rs 65-70 lakh crore Over the next five fiscals, corporate bond issuances outstanding could more than double from ~Rs 33 lakh crore or 16% of gross domestic prod- uct (GDP) at the end … Continue reading

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