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Global COVID-19 recovery strategy must be green: IRENA

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 3, 2020

The competitive costs of power generation make investment in renewables highly attractive as countries target economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a latest report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published on Tuesday. It added that...

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Transforming energy systems can create 42 million renewable energy jobs by 2050: IRENA

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 21, 2020

Advancing the renewables-based energy transformation could nearly quadruple renewable energy jobs to 42 million by 2050, according to a recent report by International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published on Monday. “Transforming the energy system could boost cumulative...

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IRENA and UN agree to jointly combat desertification through renewables

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2019

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) are joining forces to support climate adaptation and resilience and to implement UN Sustainable Development Goals through renewables. In a...

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Jakson Group to set up 50 MW greenfield solar plant for Rs 300 cr in UP

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

Solar energy company Jakson Group is investing nearly Rs 300 crore in a solar power plant in Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh. The 50 megawatt (Mw) independent power plant (IPP), spread over 300...

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India plans to set up 500 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 26, 2019

India would have installed 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, says secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. India plans to set up 500 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy...

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Global Renewable Energy Industry Employs 11 Million People

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

The International Renewable Energy Agency reported last week that 11 million people were employed in the renewable energy industry around the world in 2018, a 6% increase over 2017 and continued...

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India sees rise in solar photovoltaic jobs: IRENA

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 14, 2019

India saw expand in solar photovoltaic employment in 2018, while China, the US, Japan and the European Union lost jobs, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said on Thursday. In...

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India becomes lowest-cost producer of solar power

By : Sustainability ..., May 30, 2019

India has finally bagged the tag of the lowest cost producer of solar power globally. The country-wise average for the total installed costs of utility scale solar PV in 2018 ranged from a low...

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Rise of renewable energy sources creating 'new world': IRENA report

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 14, 2019

The rapid growth of renewable energy sources and the demise of fossil fuels are causing major changes in global politics, a special commission said in a report Friday.

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India must strengthen grid infra to boost renewable energy: IRENA

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 29, 2018

India must strengthen grid infrastructure to support its "strong push" towards renewable energy especially solar, said the head of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). ...

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