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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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Planning and prospects for renewable power: Eastern and Southern Africa

INTRODUCTION Southern and Eastern Africa are endowed with extensive untapped renewable resources. With rapidly declining costs and increasing policy support, solar PV and onshore wind generation technologies have, in recent years, established strong business cases and begun taking off at … Continue reading

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Digitalisation & solar in emerging markets

DIGITAL SOLAR ENABLING ACCESS TO ENERGY IN OFF-GRID AND UNRELIABLE GRID CONTEXTS Around one billion people – mostly concentrated in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa – still live without access to electricity, and for hundreds of millions more, the electricity … Continue reading

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The grid needs $14T to support full decarbonization

At least $14 trillion needs to be invested in the grid worldwide by 2050 to support an evolved power system, according to BloombergNEF’s new Power Grid Long-Term Outlook 2021 published this week.The transition to electric heating and transport will drive up electricity demand, … Continue reading

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Central Financial Assistance (CFA) for “Off-grid and Decentralized Solar Applications Programme” for the year 2014-15

MNRE in a positive mood has released the CFA guideline nos for the following 1. Solar Pumps 2. Solar Street lighting 3. Solar Rooftop Power 4. Solar Micro and Mini Grids These Rs. Per watt Guidelines are on the revised … Continue reading

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Solar Power Record In Germany — 22.68 GW — Infographic

On Monday, the 15th of April, 2013, the approximate 1.3 million solar power systems in Germany set a new domestic/world record by reaching a peak power output of 22.68 GW at noon. The New Normal This new record is almost … Continue reading

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PV Power Plants 2012 – Industry Guide

Today’s PV market is now completely different to that of one year ago when the previous edition of this brochure was published. Thanks to a dramatic fall in the price of solar modules and an equally significant drop in the … Continue reading

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