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PM Modi calls for focus on alternate energy, economic cooperation at SCO Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for greater cooperation among the SCO countries in combatting terrorism, promoting economy, alternate energy and healthcare as he outlined India’s commitment to peace and economic prosperity in the region. Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here, Modi gave a template, ‘HEALTH’, for strengthening cooperation. “Our vision is to strengthen the healthy cooperation among […]

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Power Minister RK Singh holds meeting with gencos to push renewable energy

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh on Thursday held a meeting to address implementation issues regarding the mechanism for providing flexibility in generation and scheduling of thermal power stations to reduce emissions. The mechanism allows power generators to increase share of renewables in their overall energy mix for meeting their committed […]

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Global offshore wind O&M spend to grow to Euro 11 billion by 2028: WoodMac

The global offshore wind operation and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to grow by 17% annually to €11 billion by 2028, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables. Europe is the largest contributor with €6.7 billion in value while the Asia Pacific region is keeping up the pace in O&M market size […]

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RK Singh reviews the issues pertaining to RE sector, calls upon the lenders to fund RE projects

RK Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy held a meeting to review various issues pertaining to the Renewable Energy (RE) sector here today. The meeting was attended by various stakeholders including the Secretary, MNRE, senior officials from MNRE, Department of Economic Affairs, Dept. of Expenditure, Dept. of Financial […]

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Renewable energy capacity target of 175 Gw will be achieved: R K Singh

Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh has exuded confidence that the renewable energy target of 175 gigawatt (GW) by 2022 would be achieved. Singh, who took the charge of the ministries in the second term of Modi government, said 80GW of renewable energy has been established while another 24GW is under installation. “The overall renewable energy established […]

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Japan plans carbon emission cuts by promoting renewables, nuclear

Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns. The energy white paper, adopted by the Cabinet Friday, said Japan faces an “urgent task” of reducing carbon emissions coming from utilities that have relied heavily on fossil fuels to make up […]

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GE lost billions by ‘misjudging’ renewables: Report

Investors in General Electric (GE), once one of the world’s most valuable companies, lost tens of billions of dollars after the Paris climate deal as it failed to adapt to the pace of the green energy transition, new analysis showed Thursday. A report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said GE […]

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Former NY City Mayor to plunge USD 500M into clean energy effort

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging USD500 million into an effort to close all of the nation’s remaining coal plants by 2030 and put the United States on track toward a 100% clean energy economy. The billionaire Bloomberg’s investment in the Beyond Carbon initiative marks the largest ever philanthropic effort to combat […]

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All you need to know about MNRE’s Preliminary Project Proposals for Gravity Storage

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been supporting a research programme on different aspects of renewable energy and energy storage. With increasing share of renewables, there would be requirement of Energy Storage for absorbing fluctuations and for grid balancing. For different application segments, the demands from the storage system would vary. Gravity […]

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IFC sees immense opportunities for green bond projects in India

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) sees immense opportunities to finance projects through green bonds in India especially in areas like urban transportation, waste-to-energy and water treatment, its senior official said here Tuesday. “Opportunities in India are huge. Look at infrastructure and amount of urbanisation and the level of agriculture (projects),” said Vivek Pathak, Director for […]

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