Category Archives: Publications

Understanding Energy Challenges in India – World Bank Report

Below are the graphs from the report which explains the energy scenario, challenges and needs for Indian Energy Generation Click here for the full report

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Are you ready for the resource revolution?

Meeting increasing global demand requires dramatically improving resource productivity. Yet technological advances mean companies have an extraordinary opportunity not only to meet that challenge but to spark the next industrial revolution as well.   Most cars spend more than 95 … Continue reading

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IRENA Demystifies Renewable Energy Costs

On the occasion of the sixth meeting of its Council in Abu Dhabi, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched a unique web portal dedicated to renewable energy cost analysis (www.irena.org/costs). The portal provides access to IRENA’s data and analysis … Continue reading

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India Renewables – Good bye winter, hello spring – HSBC report states that Wind is now at grid parity and Solar will follow suit

Wind energy is now cost competitive with new-build coal capacity in India, and solar is likely to follow suit sometime between 2016-18, according to a report by HSBC. The report on India Renewables, Good bye winter, hello spring, published on April … Continue reading

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Renewables to surpass gas by 2016 in the global power mix – IEA

IEA report sees renewable power increasingly cost-competitive with new fossil-fuel generation, but agency warns against complacency Power generation from hydro, wind, solar and other renewable sources worldwide will exceed that from gas and be twice that from nuclear by 2016, … Continue reading

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Global Action to Advance Carbon Capture and Storage – A Focus on Industrial Applications

Annex to Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2013 Energy‐intensive industries account for a significant part of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Industrial sectors such as cement, iron and steel, chemicals and refining represent one‐fifth of total global CO2   emissions, and the … Continue reading

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Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2013 – International Energy Agency

The 22 countries that participate in the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) share a strong interest in the development and deployment of clean energy technologies. As these same countries represent more than 75% of global energy consumption, 80% of global CO2 emissions and 75% … Continue reading

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Global Electric Vehicle Outlook – Understanding the Electric Vehicle Landscape to 2020 – A detailed report

By helping to diversify the fuel mix, EVs reduce dependence on petroleum and tap into a source of electricity that is often domestic and relatively inexpensive. Just as important, EVs have the potential to unlock innovation and create new advanced … Continue reading

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BP Energy Outlook 2030 – A view into the future of energy consumption globally

Click here for the document This is the second year in which BP has made the outlook for global energy available to the public. I am glad to see this decision was endorsed by the response we received to last year’s edition, … Continue reading

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The Rising Sun Grid parity gets closer – A point of view on the Solar Energy sector in India by KPMG

Click Here for the Report The Solar PV industry has seen dynamic changes in the last twelve months. Module prices have seen precipitous fall thereby encouraging forecasts of early grid parity; while at the same time, this has raised concerns … Continue reading

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