IRENA Urges Global Leaders to Bridge Renewable Energy Deployment Gap

IRENA Urges Global Leaders to Bridge Renewable Energy Deployment Gap

The collective effort to switch to renewables and make the energy transition is not enough despite the Glasglow Climate Pact, finds a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency ...
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Power plant using renewable solar energy with sun

Renewable Projects Remain Cost-Competitive Through 2021 Amid Fuel Crisis

Costs for renewables continued to fall in 2021 as supply chain challenges and rising commodity prices were yet to impact project costs fully. The cost of electricity from onshore wind ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up Param Renewable Wins NTPC’s O&M Tender for a 50 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Param Renewable Wins NTPC’s O&M Tender for a 50 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Param Renewable Energy was declared the winner in NTPC’s auction for comprehensive operation and maintenance (O&M) of ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Regulator Allows ₹8.40kWh Tariff for a Delayed Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Regulator Allows ₹8.40/kWh Tariff for a Delayed Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently accepted the petition by Chowdeshwari Solar Energy for the delay ...
257 GW in New Renewable Capacity Added Globally in 2021; Solar Expansion Surges 19%

257 GW in New Renewable Capacity Added Globally in 2021; Solar Expansion Surges 19%

The recent Renewable Capacity Statistics 2022 report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has revealed that the renewable generation capacity increased by 9.1% to 257 GW in 2021 compared ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE and IRENA Join Efforts to Develop Green Hydrogen in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE and IRENA Join Efforts to Develop Green Hydrogen in India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the International ...
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Transition to Renewable Energy - Answer to Many of Africa’s Challenges: Report

Transition to Renewable Energy – Answer to Many of Africa’s Challenges: Report

A calibrated policy framework centered on renewable energy can help resolve many of Africa’s social, economic, health, and environmental challenges, as revealed in a report published by the International Renewable ...
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India Becomes New Benchmark for Low-Cost Residential Rooftop Solar IRENA

India Becomes New Benchmark for Low-Cost Residential Rooftop Solar: IRENA

The latest report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that the trend of falling cost of solar and wind power continued despite the impact of the pandemic globally ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Women Occupy One-Third of Workforce in the Global Renewable Energy Sector

Women Occupy One-Third of Workforce in the Global Renewable Energy Sector

India created 719,000 jobs in the renewable energy sector until 2017-18, while globally, this sector employed 11.5 million people. A third of these were women, the International Renewable Energy Agency ...
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Renewables Can Play Key Role in COVID-19 Response Strategies_ IRENA

Renewables Can Play Key Role in COVID-19 Response Strategies: IRENA

The International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) Coalition for Action has asked governments to take effective response measures to address the immediate and long-term impacts of the global COVID-19 crisis. The ...
Energy Storage in Emerging Markets to Increase by Over 40% Every Year Until 2025_ IRENA

Energy Storage in Emerging Markets to Increase by Over 40% Every Year Until 2025: IRENA

Battery storage systems are emerging as a potential solution for integrating solar and wind renewables in power systems across the globe. The systems have the unique capability to absorb quickly, ...
IRENA Invites Developers to Register Projects on its Climate Investment Platform

IRENA Invites Developers to Register Projects on its Climate Investment Platform

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has invited renewable energy project developers to register suitable projects through a purpose-built portal organized around 14 regional clusters to contribute to its Climate ...
Renewable Energy Industry Employs More Women Than Oil and Gas Industry Globally

Renewable Energy Industry Employs More Women Than Oil and Gas Industry Globally

According to a report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the renewable energy industry currently employs about 32% of women, compared to 22% in the global oil and ...
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Abu Dhabi Fund Extends $105 Million for 8 IRENA Recommended Renewable Projects

Abu Dhabi Fund Extends $105 Million for 8 IRENA Recommended Renewable Projects

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has approved about $105 million (~₹7.42 billion) for the development of eight renewable energy projects under the seventh cycle of its partnership with ...
China and India Poised to Lead Asia in Harnessing Wind by 2050_ IRENA Report

China and India Poised to Lead Asia in Harnessing Wind by 2050: IRENA Report

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released its latest Global Energy Transformation Report, which explores global energy development scenarios up to the year 2050. The report states that Asia ...
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NTPC Issues EPC Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects Under Phase-II of CPSU Program

Global Renewable Industry Created 11 Million Job Opportunities in 2018: IRENA

The widespread adoption of renewable energy technologies has helped generate 11 million employment opportunities in the global renewable energy industry in 2018, says a report released by the International Renewable ...
Madhya Pradesh Issues EoI to Set Up 500 MW of Energy Storage Project

Madhya Pradesh Issues EoI to Set Up 500 MW of Energy Storage Project

The Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) inviting energy storage companies for setting up a 500 MW project in Madhya Pradesh. Bidders ...
India the Lowest Cost Producer of Solar Power_ IRENA

India the Lowest Cost Producer of Solar Power: IRENA

According to a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the cost of renewable energy sources fell to record lows again in 2018. The report finds that costs from ...
MERC Asks DISCOM to Reduce ₹0.18_kWh from Solar Tariff to Account for Safeguard Duty

India, China Help Establish Asia’s Leadership Role in Solar: IRENA

Through 2018, the world added 171 GW of renewable energy, witnessing a growth of 7.9 percent in renewable capacity during the year. These findings were revealed by the International Renewable ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Introduces Battery Energy Storage System in its Quality Control Order 2017

Total Global Energy Storage Capacity Could Triple by 2030: IRENA

In a brief prepared for COP24, the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has underscored the ...
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Sourcing Power from Multiple Generators for Open Access not Permissible

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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21 Countries in the Indian Ocean Region Pledge for a Common Renewable Energy Agenda

21 Countries in the Indian Ocean Region Pledge for a Common Renewable Energy Agenda

In all, 21 countries of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) have adopted the Delhi Declaration on Renewable Energy in the Indian Ocean Region. It was adopted at the second IORA ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Off-Grid Solar Solutions Making Big Impact on African Households: Report

Off-Grid Solar Solutions Making Big Impact on African Households: Report

In its latest report, the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA), in association with Altai Consulting, has highlighted the impact and the benefits of off-grid solar home systems (SHS) in improving ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
ADB to Finance Solar Projects Worth $40 Million in Indonesia

ADB to Finance Solar Projects Worth $40 Million in Indonesia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will fund solar photovoltaic (PV) projects worth $40 million in Indonesia. The bank has announced a private sector financing package totaling $40 million to invest in ...