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2016: Wind energy sees big growth both in India and internationally

Beginning of this month, The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) published its annual statistics report for the global wind energy, revealing that a total of 54 gigawatts (GW) worth of wind energy was brought online in 2016, bringing the global cumulative total up to nearly 487 GW. China installed a total of 23 gigawatts of […]

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Posted in: International, Wind Energy

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Cleantech Finance – a portal focussing on financing and funding for the cleantech industry

I have launched a blog focussed on cleantech finance. The goal is to bring a focus on the various dimensions of financing for the cleantech industry. I will be providing updates on financing across instruments – VC, PE, asset financing, government financing – and also across the entire cleantech sector and not just renewable clean energy. […]

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Posted in: Bio Energy, Emerging Cleantech Areas, Energy Finance, Green Buildings, Innovations, International

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Will the New Cleantech be More Aligned to Venture Capital Aspirations?

Those who have been in the cleantech sector, and especially those who tried to raise money for anything cleantech, they will know the sinking feeling when a VC they approach tells them: But your idea is not scalable. That indeed was one of  the cleantech-as-we-know-it’s biggest problem when it came to VC investments – cleantech investments were all […]

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Posted in: Innovations, International

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Doubling Renewables by 2030 will Boost Global GDP by up to USD 1.3 Trillion – IRENA REPORT

Savings would be up to 15 times higher than costs, thanks to avoided expenditures on air pollution and climate change Berlin, Germany, 17 March 2016 – Doubling the share of renewables in the global energy mix by 2030 can save up to USD 4.2 trillion annually by 2030 – 15 times more than the costs […]

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Posted in: Climate Change, Energy Investments, International, Policies and Regulations, Pollution

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International Solar Developer Looking to Invest in/Acquire Indian Projects

Solar Mango, the solar division of EAI, is working with a reputed Australian developer of renewable energy power plants. The Australian company is keen to acquire/invest in Indian solar PV power plants. They are exploring investments in projects at any stage of development – from developers who are on the verge of signing PPAs to fully […]

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Posted in: Energy Finance, Energy Investments, International, Solar Photovoltaic

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World’s First Solar News App Launched by Solar Mango

Solar Mango, a division of EAI, today launched the world’s first solar news app. The Solar Mango Global News is a unique news app, right now for Android. This app aggregates news items from 25 leading solar media worldwide at one place, done through an automated aggregation of the RSS feeds from these solar news […]

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Posted in: International, Solar Energy

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The XPrize Comes to India – Start working on your dreams

  Imagine you are a nobody like me. Now imagine that you are sitting right behind Ratan Tata. Yes, THE Tata. He is sitting right in front of you for not just a few flickering minutes, but for 3 full hours. For a change, he is not in high level consultations with top honchos. In fact, he is pretty much […]

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Posted in: Events, Innovations, International

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Scotland Approves More Wind Farms, SSE Tops 1 GW of Wind Power Capacity

Scotland again underlined its position as the UK’s leading renewable energy market as the government approved plans for two giant wind farms, while utility SSE revealed it now boasts more than 1GW of onshore wind capacity. The Scottish government announced last week that it has approved plans for the 177MW Dorenell wind farm on the […]

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Posted in: International, Wind Energy

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