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grid electricity

India to upgrade rural power distribution networks

The government of India has secured a $300 million loan to upgrade rural power distribution networks in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
renewable energy economy

Wind-solar hybrid project to aid India’s decarbonisation efforts

Adani Renewable Energy Holding Eight, a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy, has won a contract to build a 600MW wind-solar hybrid power project in India.
hydrogen

India’s opportunity to exploit the growing green hydrogen market

Green hydrogen is expected to start becoming cost competitive with hydrogen from fossil fuels in India by 2030, finds a new report from The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
Rural energy company surpasses 100 mini-grids deployment

Rural energy company surpasses 100 mini-grids deployment

Rural energy company, Husk Power Systems announced that it has achieved two industry firsts: surpassing 100 community mini-grids.
GWEC India to help develop India’s vast wind power potential

GWEC India to help develop India’s vast wind power potential

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has announced that they will establish GWEC India to develop the country's vast wind power potential.
Solar PV can play a key role in tackling Africa's energy crisis

India’s solar market looks promising after positive Q3

Q3 2020 India Solar Market Update by Mercom India Research shows that solar installations in India increased by 114% reaching 438MW.
Second-life battery storage developer wins EDF Pulse India contest

Second-life battery storage developer wins EDF Pulse India contest

Bangalore-based Nunam, a second-life battery energy storage developer, has won EDF’s first Pulse India competition that drew 80 projects.
EV charging

Charging kiosks at fuel stations will boost EV uptake in India

The government of India has announced plans to install electric vehicle (EV) charging kiosks at around 69,000 petrol pumps across the country.
All about South Africa's pollution prevention plans and carbon tax.

Fossil fuels still get more investment than renewable energy

UN General-Secretary Antonio Guterres says G20 recovery packages are committing twice as much money to fossil fuels than renewable energy sources.
power sector financing

India’s ailing power sector needs urgent government support

Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, electricity consumption in India has plummeted considerably with power sector distribution companies needing to be rescued.

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