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RENEWABLES 2014 GLOBAL STATUS REPORT – Key Figures

  The newly released Renewables 2014 Global Status Report is now available. Find out what made 2013 another record year for renewables. Read about: > expansion of supporting policies in developing economies > additions to electricity generating capacity > progress … Continue reading

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India at #8 in Renewable Energy Investment while China at #1

For the second year, an annual Pew Charitable Trusts report, “Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race?”, shows that China is the world leader in clean energy investment, with $54 billion in investments in renewables in 2013, well above total U.S. … Continue reading

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JNNSM: Record bidding for Phase II solar projects

The state run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) received bids worth 2,170 MW for solar power projects to be developed under Phase II, Batch I of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). The capacity of received bids is almost … Continue reading

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13 Major Clean Energy Breakthroughs Of 2013

While the news about climate change seems to get worse every day, the rapidly improving technology, declining costs, and increasing accessibility of clean energy is the true bright spot in the march toward a zero-carbon future. 2013 had more clean … Continue reading

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India May Defer Fines on $1 Billion Solar Thermal Plants

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is seeking to defer penalties on about $1 billion of solar-thermal power projects that are delayed by a lack of water, financing difficulties and equipment shortages. Seven projects totaling 470 megawatts in capacity … Continue reading

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A report on Rooftop Solar PV in India – Potential and Possible Solutions

While the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) opened up the solar electricity sector in India, the focus has primarily been on large-scale grid-connected power plants. With the drastic fall in prices of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and balance of … Continue reading

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Rajasthan solar tender turns up lowest fixed tariff of Rs. 6.45 per KWhr with no escalation

Rajasthan’s tender for purchase of solar power has turned up the lowest ever tariff offered for selling electricity generated by solar plants. Essel Mining, which wants to put up a 10 MW solar photovoltaic plant and supply the power to … Continue reading

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