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Solar Potential in West Africa Ranges from 8 GW to Over 20 GW by 2030: Report

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in its report “Planning and prospects for renewable power: West Africa” has highlighted scenarios for the growth of renewables in West Africa’s power systems ...
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Gujarat High Court Gives Go-Ahead to GUVNL’s 500 MW Wind Auction

Abu Dhabi Fund Commits $50 Million for IRENA-Recommended Renewable Projects

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has committed $50 million for renewable energy projects that are recommended by International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The ADFD and IRENA have invited ...
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Google Announces its Green Energy Plans in Denmark

Google Announces its Green Energy Plans in Denmark

Adding another feather to its green cap, tech giant Google has now announced that it will invest 4.5 billion Danish crowns ($690 million) in building a renewable powered data center in ...
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RE100 Member Companies to Source 100% Electricity from Renewables By 2026: Report

RE100 Member Companies to Source 100% Electricity from Renewables By 2026: Report

According to a new report published by RE100, its member companies sourced 72 TWh of renewable power in 2017, an increase of 41 percent compared with the preceding year. RE ...
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Five Indian Environmental Projects to be Showcased at Paris Peace Forum 2018

Five Indian Environmental Projects to be Showcased at Paris Peace Forum 2018

Five Indian projects have been selected to present at the Paris Peace Forum, new annual event based on the idea that international cooperation is key to tackling global challenges and ...
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EBRD and Bank Audi to Provide $200 Million for Renewable Projects in Lebanon

EBRD and Bank Audi to Provide $200 Million for Renewable Projects in Lebanon

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed its first green economy financing facility (GEFF) in Lebanon. The EBRD and Bank Audi, the largest bank in Lebanon, are joining ...
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Mongolia Gets $60.6 Million for Solar-Wind Hybrid Project with Battery Energy Storage

Mongolia Gets $60.6 Million for Solar-Wind Hybrid Project with Battery Energy Storage

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a loan agreement with the Government of Mongolia under which it will be providing $60.6 million for distributed renewable energy projects in the ...
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Maharashtra Electricity Commission Dismisses Bagasse-Based Developer’s Petition

Maharashtra Electricity Commission Dismisses Bagasse-Based Developer’s Petition

The, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has dismissed a petition filed by Olam Agro India Pvt. Ltd. (OAIPL) to directing MSETCL to comply with MERC’s previous impugned order. The commission ...
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Sri Lanka Faces Arbitration Case Over Cancellation of Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Project

Sri Lanka Faces Arbitration Case Over Cancellation of Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Project

KLS Energy Lanka, a subsidiary of Malaysian renewable energy producer, Energy Sdn Bhd has filed an arbitration against the Sri Lankan government. The arbitration under BIT Malaysia – Sri Lanka ...
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Blockchain-Powered Renewable Energy Certificate Trading Platform Opened in Singapore

Blockchain-Powered Renewable Energy Certificate Trading Platform Opened in Singapore

Singapore’s SP Group, an energy utility group, has launched one of the world’s first blockchain-powered renewable energy certificate (REC) marketplaces at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Energy Business ...
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Hydro Power Developer Wins Case against Maharashtra Transmission Company

Hydro Power Developer Wins Case against Maharashtra Transmission Company

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has passed an order directing the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Co. Ltd. (MSETCL) to pay a total sum of ₹5.5 million (~ $0.075 million) to a ...
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Corporates Win Three RPO Compliance Delay Cases in Karnataka

Corporates Win Three Solar and Non-solar RPO Compliance Delay Cases in Karnataka

In three separate cases related to the delay in compliance of renewable purchase obligation (RPO)by corporates, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has provided relief to the obligated entities. Case ...
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Uttar Pradesh DISCOM Gets Approval to Call for Bids to Procure 400 MW of Hydropower

Small Hydro Project Developer in Maharashtra Gets Relief from DISCOM’s Non-Compliance

In its latest ruling, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has provided relief to Mohite Industries, a small hydro project developer of a 10 MW Radhanagari small hydro power project ...
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Maharashtra Commission Asks MSEDCL to Invite Bids for Bagasse Projects with Expired EPAs

Maharashtra Approves 200 MW of Bagasse-Based Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited’s (MSEDCL) proposal to procure long-term bagasse-based cogeneration power through competitive bidding. This paves the way for ...
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CEA Charts Transmission Infrastructure Plan for 4,950 MW of Wind Projects

Levelized Fixed Cost for Bagasse-based Projects in Telangana to be ₹2.23/kWh

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has passed an order regarding the determination of generic tariff for bagasse-based power plants in Telangana for the control period 2018-2020. The commission ...
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Green Climate Fund Pledges $1 Billion to Fight Climate Change in Developing Countries

Green Climate Fund Pledges $1 Billion to Fight Climate Change in Developing Countries

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved more than $1 billion funding for new projects and programs to help mitigate climate change in developing countries. This is the world’s largest ...
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Standard Chartered Creates Sustainable Financing Team to Increase Focus on Renewables

Standard Chartered Creates Sustainable Financing Team to Increase Focus on Renewables

To propel its push into emerging markets focused on sustainable financing, Standard Chartered, an international bank listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as India’s Bombay ...
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IFC Issues Indonesian Rupiah Komodo Green Bond for Investment into Renewable Projects

IFC Issues Indonesian Rupiah Komodo Green Bond for Investment into Renewable Projects

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has issued its inaugural Indonesian Rupiah Komodo green bond. The green bond issue has attracted strong investor demand, ...
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World Bank to Issue US Denominated Sustainable Development Notes

World Bank to Issue US Denominated Sustainable Development Notes

Global financial institution World Bank is soon going to issue the first ever sustainable development notes linked to the new Global Sustainability Signatories Index. Per a World Bank release, “The ...
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Delhi to Soon Have World’s Second Largest EV Fleet

Delhi Government Announces Financial Incentives to Fight Air Pollution

The Delhi government has approved several measures to encourage the use of clean energy to fight against air pollution, reported news agency Reuters. The city government is giving financial incentives ...
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India Signs MoU with IEA to Enhance Innovation for Clean Energy Transition

India Signs MoU with IEA to Enhance Innovation for Clean Energy Transition

As a joint program under Mission Innovation, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India’s Ministry of Science and Technology, and the International Energy Agency (IEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ...
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Germany and India Sign a €200 Million Loan Agreement to Fund Renewable Projects

Germany and India Sign a €200 Million Loan Agreement to Fund Renewable Projects

KfW, a leading German financial institution, has signed a €200 million (~$228.15 million) loan agreement with India’s Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), a state-run power sector financer. KfW signed the ...
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Government Approves Scale Up of Access to Clean Energy Program

Government Approves Scale Up of Access to Clean Energy Program

The Government has approved the launch of "Scale Up of Access to Clean Energy" program for the period financial year (FY) 2018-19 and FY 2019-20. The program is one of ...
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NITI Aayog and CII Partner for India’s Sustainable Development

NITI Aayog and CII Partner for India’s Sustainable Development

NITI Aayog and the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) have entered a partnership for the sustainable development of India. The launch of the NITI Aayog and CII partnership on sustainable ...
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Helped by Higher Renewable Generation, Tata Power’s Revenues up 16% in Q1 of FY 2018-19

Helped by Higher Renewable Generation, Tata Power’s Revenues up 16% in Q1 of FY 2018-19

Tata Power’s Q1 FY19 revenue was up 16 percent at ₹71.39 billion (~$1.04 billion) compared to ₹61.66 billion (~$0.09 billion) Q1 FY18. Standalone revenue stood at ₹18.44 billion (~$0.27 billion) ...
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