Gridco is now purchasing 138 Mw of solar to meet its requirement which includes 63 Mw installed within the state

The EU has set key targets for greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions, as well as for the share of renewable energy and the improvement of energy efficiency. The aim of the EU is to reduce GHG emissions with at least 40% by 2030, compared to 1990 emission levels.

Despite significant achievements in sustainable energy innovation and market scaling of technologies such as solar, wind energy storage and others, the rate of change is not fast enough.

Giving relief to residents, the Chandigarh Administration has extended the deadline for installing solar plants by six months.

The state-owned discom has received offers in the range of Rs 2.71 per unit and Rs 2.72 per unit, which was lower than the bids in other states, said an official from MSEDCL.

A report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis describes how solar energy is accelerating the transformation of the global electricity-generation sector through gains in technology innovation and price deflation.

Last week, the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and EEP Africa officially opened the EEP Africa Innovation window for new proposals at the African Utility Week conference.

At least 60,000 refugees in Kigeme, Gihembe and Nyabiheke refugee camps will benefit from a Rwf10billion 3year project to provide affordable and sustainable sources of renewable energy, officials h

In a first such initiative in Maharashtra's prisons, the Yerawada Central Jail in Pune has reduced the usage of LPG by opting for an energy-efficient solar cooking system.

Even as the recently announced national wind-solar hybrid policy is expected to boost renewable power generation, setting up adequate number of evacuation network will be critical, experts say.

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