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India’s power generation capacity over 300GW

India’s power generation capacity over 300GW

The total of Indian power generation capacity has crossed the 300 GW mark, including 42 GW of renewable power. The country is set to achieve its ambitious clean energy goals. And fossil fuel players are trying to get in on the game.

Climate change: Trump vs Clinton

Climate change: Trump vs Clinton

This November, the United States presidential elections will offer two opposite alternatives in energy and climate politics. Republican candidate Donald Trump views climate change as a „great lie“ – Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton sees it as a „great threat“. Both candidates and their parties’ campaigns represent complete contrary positions. A commentary by Franz Alt.

China main financier of PV projects in H1 2016

China main financier of PV projects in H1 2016

After the news of a slowdown in renewable energy investment in H1 2016, Clean Energy Pipeline have released a report revealing that China was the largest financier of PV and wind projects in the first half of 2016.

UK: Loss of solar jobs due to subsidy cuts

UK: Loss of solar jobs due to subsidy cuts

A detailed survey by PwC and the British Solar Trade Association (STA) found that the UK’s solar industry is in desperate need of stability following the government’s subsidy cuts, which caused the loss of over 12,000 solar jobs in the past year. Tax abatement could help boost the sector tremendously, researchers reckon.

US utility-scale solar costs may drop below $4/watt

US utility-scale solar costs may drop below $4/watt

According to a report by the Deutsche Bank, lower-than-expected demand in the US combined with new increased module supply could lead to strongly reduced costs and prices in the American solar market.

Clean energy investment decreases by 32%

Clean energy investment decreases by 32%

After a record-breaking year of clean energy investments, 2016 sees a slowdown of investment in China and other countries.