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India taps solar, storage to ensure all homes have power in 2018

India taps solar, storage to ensure all homes have power in 2018

Whither coal? India’s new electrification scheme will dedicate 80% of $2.5bn budget to solar and battery banks for rural and remote homes.

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Indian Auditor-General finds public banks have US$1.8bn at risk on dud coal plants

Indian Auditor-General finds public banks have US$1.8bn at risk on dud coal plants

Two of India’s leading public sector banks at risk of losing a “significant proportion” of US$7.4 billion loaned over three years to private power producers

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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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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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Macquarie reported to have acquired 330MW of solar PV in India

Macquarie reported to have acquired 330MW of solar PV in India

Based on reports, an infrastructure fund of Australia-based Macquarie Group has acquired a large solar portfolio from India’s Hindustan Power.

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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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Contrasting fortunes in Japanese and Indian solar

Contrasting fortunes in Japanese and Indian solar

Falling solar costs deflate Japanese solar panel manufacturers, boost prospects for India market. China moves forward on carbon market.