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Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2018 – IRENA

Global renewable energy employment reached 10.3 million jobs in 2017, an increase of 5.3% compared with the number reported in the previous year. An increasing number of countries derive socio-economic benefits from renewable energy, but employment remains highly concentrated in … Continue reading

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Renewables 2016 Global Status Report

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Seven Reasons Cheap Oil Can’t Stop Renewables Now

  Oil prices have fallen by more than half since July. Just five years ago, such a plunge in fossil fuels would have put the renewable-energy industry on bankruptcy watch. Today: Meh. Here are seven reasons why humanity’s transition to … Continue reading

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Has Germany failed or is this another viewpoint!

A new analysis answers the question “should other nations follow Germany’s lead on promoting solar Power?” That question was asked on Quora and answered by Ryan Carlyle, BSChE, and a Subsea Hydraulics Engineer. His detailed and well reasoned answer is … Continue reading

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10 Huge Lessons We’ve Learned From Solar Power Success In Germany

Ritesh: While this article is dated Early 2013, it provides us an insight into the scare mongers especially Discoms who claim that Solar will disrupt existing power infrastructure whereas in truth Solar is an excellent energy security and distributed method … Continue reading

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Solarstrom files for insolvency

Sadly, another one bites the dust – Ritesh German PV project developer Solarstrom has filed for insolvency at the District Court of Freiburg. The news follows the delay and subsequent cancellation of a triple-digit MW pipeline of projects in the … Continue reading

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Green energy red-flagged

Ritesh: While we agree to some of the points here, this article doesn’t take into account the negative effects of a similar quantity of fossil fuel generation. There is a lack of actual knowledge and is an alarmist view point … Continue reading

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How to lose half a trillion euros – Europe’s electricity providers face an existential threat

Ritesh: This a scenario that we should see in India in the foreseeable future and if our DISCOMs aren’t geared up will face a fate similar to those in Europe and in the near future, USA. Our policy makers need to … Continue reading

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Warming Plateau? Climatologists Face Inconvenient Truth

Data shows global temperatures aren’t rising the way climate scientists have predicted. Now the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change faces a problem: publicize these findings and encourage skeptics — or hush up the figures. For a quarter of a century … Continue reading

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Environmental data: how solar modelling software is taking blind spots out of PV output and O&M downtime

A software company from California is making some inroads in predictive modelling for the solar industry. We look at how it is using weather variables, such as the effect of snow on solar generation and predictive data to make solar … Continue reading

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