Tags: green energy

Discoms can save up to INR 21880 crore with Indexed renewable energy tariffs: IEEFA

The inflation indexation of tariffs for future solar capacity could provide much-needed financial respite to the distressed power distribution sector and help India move away from coal-fired power, according to a joint briefing note by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and the CEEW-Centre for Energy Finance (CEF). Zero indexation tariffs have been the […]

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India PV Edge 2020: Future power bids to include bids for advanced technology said R. K. Singh

NITI Aayog, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), and Invest India together organized a global symposium ‘India PV Edge 2020’ on October 6, 2020. It was one of its kind platform for global cutting-edge technology providers, equipment makers, and PV champions to present their technologies to the Indian stakeholders who are drawing up their […]

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Aviation leaders commit to green recovery amid COVID-19 crisis

Aviation industry leaders have reiterated that long-term climate action should be a priority alongside economic recovery in the coming years. Michael Gill, Executive Director of the cross-industry Air Transport Action Group, said air transport is in the midst of the deepest shock in its history. “We expect a reduction of up to 4.8 million jobs […]

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Untapped Potential Exists for hybrid systems of floating solar and hydropower plants

According to an analysis by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)-Hybrid systems of floating solar panels and hydropower plants may hold the technical potential to produce a significant portion of the electricity generated annually across the globe. The researchers estimate that adding floating solar panels to bodies of water […]

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Rajasthan can play key leadership role in clean energy transition: IEEFA

As India looks to expand its renewable energy capacity, a new report from IEEFA found that Rajasthan can play a key leadership role in the country’s transition to a low-cost, low-emission, profitable electricity system. Rajasthan’s installed renewable energy capacity reached 9.6 gigawatts (GW) at the end of fiscal 2019-20. It also added more solar power […]

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Energy Leaders Outline Next Decade Priorities for Net Zero Carbon Economy

In a report published by Energy Transitions Commission, a coalition of 45 leaders from global energy producers, energy-intensive industries, financial institutions and environmental advocates argued that the world can and must achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century. Energy leader including Arcelor Mittal, Bank of America, BP, Development Research Center of the State Council […]

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Facebook aims to reach net zero emissions for its value chain by 2030

Facebook has announced that apart from reducing operational greenhouse gas emissions by 75 per cent this year, it will achieve net zero emissions for its global operations and be 100 per cent supported by renewable energy this year. The social network also set an ambitious goal to reach net zero emissions for its value chain […]

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India to be largest source of energy demand growth: BP Energy Outlook

BP on Monday said India will be the largest source of demand growth for energy by 2050, , as it saw an end to the relentless growth of oil globally. In its annual Energy Outlook 2020, BP said global oil consumption may never return to levels seen before the coronavirus crisis took hold. BP report […]

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Watch: Google CEO talks about company’s plan for carbon-free future

Wind, solar and other renewable sources accounted for 61% of Google’s global hourly electricity usage last year. The proportion varied by facility, with carbon-free sources fulfilling 96% of hourly power needs at Google’s wind-swept Oklahoma data center. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet in this video talks about company’s plan for carbon-free future, power […]

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