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Covid-19 intensifies need to expand sustainable energy solutions

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2020

Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy by 2030 unless efforts are scaled up significantly, a new report by several agencies said on Thursday. According to...

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Project developers in south Asia can secure cash from IRENA funding pot

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2020

Renewable energy developers in south Asia are among those invited by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to register for their developing-nation generation assets to potentially secure funding. IRENA and its partners Sustainable Energy for All and the United...

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New Energy Nexus and cKers Finance grow partnership to build new distributed solar segments in India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 11, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO– March 10, 2020– The financial innovation program of New Energy Nexus announced that it is increasing its exposure in India by investing in the cKers Finance Sustainable Energy Bond (SEB). “The falling cost of solar technology is...

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To minimise carbon footprints, Zoho sets up solar farm to power its operations

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 27, 2019

In a bid to cushion the impact of tech development on the environment and minimise its carbon footprints, Software-as-a-Services (SaaS) firm Zoho has set up a 5-megawatt on-grid solar energy farm near Trichy to power its offices and data centres. Located at the village of...

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Securing affordable, sustainable energy top agenda: Pradhan after Saudi oil attacks

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 4, 2019

With the biggest attack ever on the Saudi oil industry creating volatility in the market, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said securing affordable and sustainable energy tops agenda of “vulnerable” importing nations like India which were exposed to supply...

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Energy extremely crucial for India's socio-economic development: Dharmendra Pradhan

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2019

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan, on September 10 said that India has to improve the availability of energy to over 1.3 billion people, "whose per capita energy consumption is lower than the global average". Addressing a session on ‘...

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The sustainable energy sector holds opportunities for collaboration

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

The founder of Africa GreenCo how shared expertise between Africa, India and the UK can lead to noteworthy developments in emerging markets. Over the last 10 years, sub-Saharan African trade and economic diplomacy have slowly trended away from developed countries and toward...

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Govt to ask RBI to remove priority lending limit for renewable energy sector

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2019

In an attempt to further boost India’s emerging green economy, the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) would try to impress upon the Reserve Bank of India for removal of the priority...

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World Bank : More People Have Access to Electricity Than Ever Before, but World Is Falling Short of Sustainable Energy Goals

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

According to a new report produced by the International Energy Agency (IEA) the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the World Bank and...

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India-led ISA, EU join hands to promote solar energy

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 12, 2018

At the world’s biggest climate change conference, the India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) signed a joint declaration with the European Union (EU) on Tuesday to enhance solar energy....

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