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About 100 world cities used 70% of electricity from renewable sources in 2018: Report

Renewables have become integral to city efforts to reduce CO2 and other harmful emissions

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As renewable energy picks up, nuclear decommissioning market booms

Though India is yet to take up decommissioning, it has a fund worth Rs 1,975 crore to do the job in the future

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Delayed projects, displaced people

India now considers all hydel plants as renewables and plans to undertake 78 new hydropower projects. But most such plants have had a …

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Bad policy decisions in 2018 impacted renewable energy growth: Report

In India too the new investment in the sector decreased by 16 per cent compared to 2017

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Will new categorisation of hydropower plants lead to sector's revival?

The Union Cabinet recently brought all hydro power projects of more than 25 MW capacity under renewable category which caused a jump in their …

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Renewable energy provided jobs to 11 mn people in 2018: IRENA report

Solar photovoltaics (PV) industry emerged as the top employer with 3.6 million jobs

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India witnesses fastest energy investment growth: IEA

The investments grew at a record 12 per cent during 2015 to 2018, to around $85 billion

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Burden of relief: The cost of letting captive plants off green power grid

The Union government’s decision to exempt captive power plants from meeting renewable energy targets will upset India’s climate …

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Why the International Solar Alliance is geopolitically significant

Trans-regional solar energy cooperation can pave the way for equability and a just energy order in the international arena

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Taxing Renewable Energy Certificates — Yay or Nay?

Green power firms want GST on RECs removed. How justified is it?

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Tamil Nadu power regulator orders against solar output cut

Curtailment of power means power plants are asked not to inject power into the grid despite availability

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Financial support stands between MSME sector and rooftop solar: Report

A survey finds lack of low-cost financing, awareness and rooftop aggregation models are the barriers these enterprises face in switching to …

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