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Global renewable power capacity to rise by 50% in five years – IEA

Global renewable energy capacity is set to rise by 50 per cent in five years’ time, driven by solar photovoltaic (PV) installations on homes, buildings and industry, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Total renewable-based power capacity will rise by 1.2 terawatts (TW) by 2024 from 2.5 TW last year, equivalent to the total […]

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“Urjavaran” a Conference on Clean and Green Technologies hosted by ISHRAE

ISHRAE (Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) recently hosted a unique series of Conferences named as “URJAVARAN” to address global issues related to climate change. Special emphasis was given on Energy Conservation & enhanced Energy Efficiency, and the need for Environmental protection from emissions. The theme for URJAVARAN 2019 is: “Energy, Sustainability […]

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India to honour contractual commitments under various energy agreements: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday assured investors that India will honour contractual commitments under various energy agreements. “Commitments shall be honoured and investors should not have any concern,” Sitharaman said at the India Energy Forum of CERAWeek. Recently, Andhra Pradesh had asked government nodal agencies Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and NTPC to […]

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Terna Energy Finance to launch green bond tender offer October 16

Terna Energy Finance, the financing arm of Terna Energy, will launch a tender on Oct. 16 for a green bond loan of up to 150 million euros, it said on Monday. The offer for the seven-year bond will end on Oct. 18, it said. A source at Terna Energy said that about 90 million euros […]

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India, US to launch new clean energy initiative to propel economic growth

India and America will launch a new initiative for clean energy to fuel economic growth in the strategically-important Indo-Pacific region where China has been trying to expand its sphere of influence, the US State Department has said. The US has been pushing for a broader role by India in the Indo-Pacific region in the backdrop […]

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PM Modi calls for increasing share of renewable energy at PSIDS leaders’ meet

To mitigate the adverse effects of climate change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for increasing the share of renewable energy in the total energy mix during the India-Pacific Islands Developing States (PSIDS) Leaders’ Meeting held on the sidelines of the 74th session of United Nations General Assembly here. He also announced the allocation […]

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UN Chief says India making fantastic efforts in renewable energy

India is a very important actor and “fundamental partner” in international efforts on climate action and is making a “fantastic effort” to grow its renewable energy basket, UN chief Antonio Guterres has said. UN Secretary General Guterres, who has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on several occasions, recalled his leadership of the International Solar Alliance […]

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IRENA Urges Leaders to Build Climate Response around Renewables

Public and private sector leaders are being urged to double annual investments in renewable energy to keep the world well below 2°C of warming, says a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). With just 11 years left for action to limit the effects of climate change, annual investments of USD 4.3 trillion in the energy sector until […]

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