Chile has emerged as a world-class destination for solar and wind energy developers, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest review of the country’s energy policies.

Nine companies submit Letters of Intentions for solar projects

Capacity utilisation of thermal power plants remained subdued in April-December period this fiscal at 59.7 per cent even as the electricity demand grew at 5.8 per cent, rating agency Icra said.

Power procurement cost is likely to increase by around nine paise or 2-4% per unit as Coal India Limited (CIL) has raised non-cooking coal or thermal coal prices.

Solar power tariff fall seems to have bottomed out and may not drop beyond an all-time low of Rs 2.44 per unit in absence of well structured bids and rising solar panel prices on demand pressure.

India, the largest buyer of solar equipment from neighboring China, is considering a 7.5 percent tax on imported solar panels, according to government officials with knowledge of the situation.

Australia has abundant energy resources. It is a leading exporter of coal, uranium and liquefied natural gas (LNG), much of which is destined for Asia’s growing markets.At home, Australia’s energy sector is undergoing a significant transformation.

This book aims to consolidate and advance debates on European and global energy poverty by exploring the political and infrastructural drivers and implications of the condition across a variety of spatial scales.

Energy consumption in Southeast Asia has doubled in just over two decades. With annual economic growth exceeding 4%, the region can expect energy demand to rise further in the years ahead.

Renewable energy has become a hot area of trade friction

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