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Category: India

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India joins the renewable energy revolution, accelerates targets

India joins the renewable energy revolution, accelerates targets

Two days after President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, Modi and Macron pledged to achieve emissions reductions beyond their nations’ commitments.

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Even BP recognises that reduced coal use is slashing emissions

Even BP recognises that reduced coal use is slashing emissions

BP data shows impact of reduced coal use in emissions, including China. Australia, however, joins smaller emerging economies in lifting emissions.

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Fact check: Is Australian coal really cleaner than Indian coal? And does it even matter?

Fact check: Is Australian coal really cleaner than Indian coal? And does it even matter?

If India uses coal from Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Australia, how much less CO2 will be emitted? And is this even relevant in a market that is shifting so rapidly to renewables?

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India sets new solar tariff low, now beating domestic coal generation

India sets new solar tariff low, now beating domestic coal generation

India solar prices fall again, now at a record low for the subcontinent and cheaper than the cost of domestic coal generation.

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India to tank petrol cars by 2030, with new EV incentives

India to tank petrol cars by 2030, with new EV incentives

India shifts gear on electric vehicle policy, aims for no petrol or diesel cars to be sold on the subcontinent by 2030.

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Backing new coal power like "defibrillating a corpse"

Backing new coal power like “defibrillating a corpse”

Rocky Mountain Institute’s Amory Lovins says attempts to reboot coal and nuclear power like defibrillating a corpse: “it will jump but won’t revive.”

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Engie Solar sets new record low solar tariff in India with 250MW plant

Engie Solar sets new record low solar tariff in India with 250MW plant

The winning tariff is for 250 MW of solar capacity in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

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Australian coal? India’s biggest city could source half its needs with solar

Australian coal? India’s biggest city could source half its needs with solar

While Turnbull pedals Australian coal as a solution to India’s electrification problems, study finds Mumbai could source half its peak power needs from rooftop solar.

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India plans to slash renewable energy certificate prices

India plans to slash renewable energy certificate prices

Indian regulators want to lower the floor price of RECs – a move that could increase renewables demand and benefit sellers who have huge inventories of unsold credits.

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Spain to spend on renewables, India expands solar plan

Spain to spend on renewables, India expands solar plan

Spain reboots its renewable energy program, while India has said the country will double the installed capacity in solar parks to 40 gigawatts.

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New report suggests that India could be coal-free by 2050

New report suggests that India could be coal-free by 2050

Report out of India suggests it could be completely coal free by 2050, with no need to build another coal power plant after 2025 as renewables and energy storage get cheaper.