Furthering clean energy investment could generate 10 million new green jobs: EY-Parthenon report

From Britain’s offshore wind farms to Vietnam’s floating solar power plants, about 13,000 renewable energy (RE) projects in nearly 50 countries are waiting for an infusion of finances and that could create up to 10 million green jobs, said consultancy EY-Parthenon. In a report, EY noted that projects offered $2 trillion in investment opportunities that […]

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Gujarat’s renewable energy capacity slated to touch 38,466 megawatts (MW) by 2025

India’s western state Gujarat has been making rapid inroads into the renewable energy (RE) sector with a slew of mega green energy projects. The state’s mega-projects not only pertains to electricity generation but also to equipment manufacturing and they are backed by policy initiatives and strong investor support. According to the state government’s estimates, the renewable power […]

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Cost of renewables are outshining fossil fuels: IRENA report

A new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) states that over the past 10 years, clean energy has not only started seriously competing with fossil fuels but has significantly undercut them when new electricity generation capacity is required.  According to IRENA, concentrating solar power (CSP), offshore wind and utility‑scale solar photovoltaics all joined onshore wind in […]

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Tata Power to increase renewable energy capacity to 15GW

Tata Power plans to increase its renewable energy portfolio in order to become a 15 gigawatts (GW) company in the coming years, the company’s chairperson Natarajan Chandrasekaran said in the Annual General Meeting. The company plans to focus on building scale in its rooftop solar, solar pumps, electric vehicle charging systems, and home automation businesses. […]

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Rajasthan electricity regulator extends implementation of new rooftop solar norms till Sept 15

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulator Commission (RERC) in its order dated June 30, has extended the implementation date of the new net metering norms for solar rooftop projects that restricts the benefits only to the household consumers and bars commercial projects having more than 10 kilowatt (KW) capacity. The new norms were to kick off from […]

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