Risk management

Ed’s letter: Crisis management: Utilities under siege

The ESI Africa logo on the front cover of this edition takes on a visual representation of our support for the industry in times of crisis management.
wind farms

India must intensify policy reforms to drive wind beyond 50GW by...

A new report by the Global Wind Energy Council and MEC Intelligence urges India to intensify policy reforms in order to drive wind beyond 50GW by 2022.

India bags ADB $346m loan to electrify rural Maharashtra

In India, the government of Maharashtra has secured a $346 million loan from the Asian Development Bank to electrify rural agriculture customers.

Chinese solar PV market experiences major downturn

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact, it is expected that China’s solar PV capacity additions for 2020 would fall short by 6.6GW compared to the earlier estimates.
The Gambia

COVID-19 increases risk for UK’s energy sector while India remains stable

In India, research indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic will have a minimum impact on the country’s renewable energy industry.
Enel Russia

Enel Russia signs agreement for development of renewable energy projects

Enel Russia has signed in absentia an agreement on cooperation aimed at the development of renewable energy projects in the Republic of Tatarstan.
wind developers

India’s wind developers face significant downtimes

Wind developers can expect a slowdown in commercial activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic across the value chain, which will drive up manufacturing costs.
Clarion Events

Tata Power completes sale of joint venture, Cennergi

Tata Power has sold its entire stake in Cennergi, a South African joint venture of Exxaro Resources, for an amount of R1,550 million.

Renewables growth slowed in 2019, says IRENA report

IRENA's new data indicates that renewables added 176GW of generating capacity globally in 2019, marginally lower than the (revised) 179GW added in 2018.

India: Solar power plants running behind schedule due to COVID-19

In India, around 2.3GW of solar plants were expected to be commissioned from June to August 2020, however, COVID19 has caused a delay on these projects.

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