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Vietnam proposes heavily-cut solar FIT rates from next month

Vietnam is to slash feed-in tariffs available for rooftop solar installations from next month by as much as 38% in a bid to address grid pressures in the country, local media has reported.The Dai Doan Ket newspaper has cited Hoang Tien Dung, … Continue reading

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Introduction The history of human evolution rests on the availability and use of energy. From the transformation from the early use of fire and animal power that improved lives, to the present world with use of electricity and cleaner sustainable … Continue reading

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Study shows why India should increase renewable energy target of 2030

New Delhi: Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have just released a study that demonstrates why India should double down on renewables.The study examines electricity and carbon mitigation costs associated with achieving aggressive renewable energy targets in India’s electricity grid in … Continue reading

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Edelweiss Infra Yield Plus acquires 74% stake in Engie’s solar assets in India

New Delhi: Edelweiss Infrastructure Yield Plus (EIYP), an alternative investment fund by Edelweiss Alternative Asset Advisors, on Thursday said it has acquired 74 per cent stake in French energy major, Engie Group’s, solar portfolio in India.It added that this would … Continue reading

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MERC Allows Consumers To Source Electricity Through 100% RE Power

Tata Power Company Limited (Distribution) (TPC-D) had filed the case seeking approval for levying “Green Power Tariff” to supply Renewable Energy to consumers opting for 100% green energy for meeting their entire demand. Tata Power’s main prayers were: a) Approve … Continue reading

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Capturing the Renewable Energy Shift

As the impacts of climate change and the importance of decarbonization have started to become clear, it’s hard to ignore the ongoing shift towards embracing renewables.Today, the renewables energy market has already become the energy industry’s biggest driver of growth, … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Market Analysis: Southeast Asia (executive summary)

RISING DEMAND FOR ENERGY WITH SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND URBANISATION Energy consumption in Southeast Asia nearly doubled between 1995 and 2015, growing at an average pace of 3.4% annually. This has fuelled economic growth and permitted higher living standards. Over the … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Challenges In Southeast Asia

ASEAN has set an ambitious target of securing 23 percent of its primary energy from renewable sources by 2025 as energy demand in the region is expected to grow by 50 percent. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), … Continue reading

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Japan’s Road to Renewables Post-Fukushima

Japan has led by the example of resilience and determination to build back better – be it rebuilding from the ruins of war or the fury of nature. It has been 10 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake struck … Continue reading

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What’s Driving Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Boom?

As elsewhere, Vietnam’s increasing reliance on energy imports has driven its green energy push. In 2014, the installed capacity of non-hydroelectric renewable energy in Vietnam (such as solar, wind and biomass gasification) stood at 109 megawatts (MW), about one third … Continue reading

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