renewable energy

EU engine ban splits Germany’s coalition – POLITICO

BERLIN — EU plans to end the sale of new combustion engine cars by 2035 are tearing apart Germany’s ruling three-party coalition. The stakes are enormous as the European Commission’s proposal to mandate zero emissions for cars by 2035 will bring about a revolution in Germany’s largest and most powerful industry. The issue was dealt …

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Offshore renewables supergrid needed to help EU reduce its emissions – The Irish Times

As it confronts an unprecedented energy challenge, Europe must transition to a renewables-dependent energy system with a supergrid incorporating offshore wind as a central element, according to a new analysis by technology development company SuperNode. The continent, and Ireland, it concludes, has to face up to the reality it will be “a weather-dependent power system”, …

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India Ranks Third Globally, After China And USA, For Total Renewable Power Addition In 2021

India added around 15.4 gigawatts (GW) of renewable power capacity in 2021, the third highest after China (136 GW) and the United States (43 GW), according to a global status report released on Wednesday (15 June). The REN21’s Renewables 2022 Global Status Report (GSR) is the world’s only crowd-sourced report on renewable energy. It covers …

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Renewable energy: The undoing of RECs and ESCerts

By Somit Dasgupta In May, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) announced fresh regulations for renewable energy certificates (RECs), including doing away with the ceiling and floor price of RECs, making the certificates valid till redemption (as against 1,095 days earlier), allowing traders also to deal in RECs at mutually agreed prices (as against only …

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