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Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2021

RENEWABLE ENERGY JOBS: MAIN FINDINGS The renewable energy sector employed 12 million people, directly and indirectly, in 2020.1 The number has continued to grow worldwide over the past decade. The solar photovoltaic (PV), bioenergy, hydropower and wind power industries have … Continue reading

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NDCs AND RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGETS IN 2021: Are we on the right path to a climate-safe future?

Introduction Since the historic signing of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2015, nearly all countries have committed to limiting the increase in the average global temperature to well below 2 degrees Celsius (°C) this century compared to pre-industrial levels, … Continue reading

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Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation The Hydrogen Factor

FOREWORDThe accelerating deployment of renewables has set in motion a global energy transformation with farreaching geopolitical implications. The report “A New World”, released in 2019 by IRENA’s Global Commission on the Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation, was the first foray … Continue reading

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Issues with Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021

Fundamental Differences in Perspective-1 • Government of India is treating Electricity as commodity.• Electricity Employees and Engineers are treating electricity as service i.e. the Electricity Connection is being termed as Service Connection and so is the intent behind it.• Electricity … Continue reading

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Special Report on Solar PV Global Supply Chains

Abstract Solar PV is a crucial pillar of clean energy transitions worldwide, underpinning efforts to reach international energy and climate goals. Over the last decade, the amount of solar PV deployed around the world has increased massively while its costs … Continue reading

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China imposes anti-dumping duties on US, South Korean polysilicon

U.S. and South Korean polysilicon manufacturers will face anti-dumping import tariffs in China of up to 57% beginning July 24. U.S. producers REC and Hemlock face the highest rates. China’s Ministry of Commerce is set to impose import duties of … Continue reading

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Advanced batteries for utility-scale applications in Asia Pacific to exceed 25GW by 2022

The total installed capacity of advanced batteries for utility-scale applications in Asia Pacific is forecast to reach 25.1GW by 2022, according to a new report by market intelligence firm Pike Research. The report, Energy Storage in Asia Pacific, explains that the … Continue reading

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