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Solar power, wind energy cost may fall to level for coal by 2020s

The cost of solar energy and onshore wind power may fall to the same level as generation from fossil fuels by the 2020s, energy consultant Poyry Oyj said in a report. Solar plants in Spain may produce electricity competitive with coal and gas as early as 2021, in Portugal by 2022 and in parts of … Continue reading Solar power, wind energy cost may fall to level for coal by 2020s

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Wind power, solar energy to get big push in India under Narendra Modi-led NDA

The Narendra Modi government is likely to harness solar power and give a fillip to development of offshore wind energy so as to provide electricity to every household in the near future, industry officials said today. The incoming government led by Narendra Modi is likely to harness solar power and give a fillip to development … Continue reading Wind power, solar energy to get big push in India under Narendra Modi-led NDA

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The Socio-economic Benefits of Solar Power and Wind Energy

With many economies facing slow growth prospects, policy makers increasingly see chances for greater income, improved trade balances, industrial development and job creation through renewable energy deployment. However, detailed evidence on these effects remains limited. The Socio-economic Benefits of Solar and Wind Energy, an ‘econValue’ report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), sheds light … Continue reading The Socio-economic Benefits of Solar Power and Wind Energy

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China’s new photovoltaic (PV) solar power capacity for 2013 to hit 10 GW

China is estimated to have added 10 gigawatts (GW) of installed photovoltaic (PV) power capacity in 2013, including 7 GW from PV power stations and 3 GW from distributed PV power projects, an energy official told Xinhua on Thursday. Liang Zhipeng, an official with the National Energy Administration (NEA), said China would unveil its 2014 … Continue reading China’s new photovoltaic (PV) solar power capacity for 2013 to hit 10 GW

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