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International Solar Alliance plans bank to fund energy access

Priority focus 1.2 billion with no access; next step: 2.4 billion without  access to clean sources

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Renewable energy in India: Tamil Nadu one of the world’s top 9 green power markets

But a stagnation in wind energy generation and payment delay might derail this

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Renewable energy in India: In 33 years, India struggled to exploit just 12% of its wind energy potential

Abrupt policy changes and technological challenge of transmitting energy a big setback

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Renewable energy in India: why rooftop remains the most untapped solar source

Rooftop solar source doesn’t match the rise in renewable energy in India; while industrial and commercial consumers account for 70% of …

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Rewind 2018: Was renewable energy in power?

Here are the major policies framed, studies conducted and steps taken in the last year to boost use of renewable energy in India

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Africa faces vast rural-urban gap in access to power, clean cooking

Population growth in the continent has outpaced growth in electricity generation and distribution efforts, says 2018 SDG report

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Costa Rica beating its own records on renewable energy usage

The nation went 300 days using only renewable energy this year. It beat its own 2015 record in doing so

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Sun in a box: Excess renewable energy can now be stored more efficiently

MIT engineers have designed a concept that can store excess energy in the form of heat and supply it back to the grid when need be

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Are coal-fired power plants attractive for investment?

A recent report says that there is economic merit in closing down such power plants to meet the Paris goals

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Floating solar a definite reprieve for land-starved Uttar Pradesh

While the technology has advantages over ground-mounted plants, it may still face financial challenges in India

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India’s emission targets most ambitious among G20 nations

While India’s greenhouse gas emissions have doubled in last 25 years, they are still below the G20 average, says a climate change study

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Can biomass pellets reduce emissions in coal plants?

NTPC’s move to use biomass pellets can prove to be a shot in the arm to thermal power plants in Delhi-NCR 

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