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Russia is all set to gain a foothold in the global hydrogen sector in what looks like a bid to be a key supplier for Japan, which has ambitious targets for adoption of the fuel by 2050.

Japan's plans to quickly develop hydrogen importing facilities seems to have prompted Russia start drawing up plans for a hydrogen economy mostly geared towards global exports, recent developments at Russia's…

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Pandemic upends commercial renewable energy demand

The covid-19 pandemic is disrupting industries around the world, including renewable energy. With so many workers stuck at home, experts caution that corporate renewable energy demand could drop off. …

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Uruguay, Latin America’s renewable champion

Uruguay lies between Argentina and Brazil on the Atlantic Ocean and is home to about 3.5 million people. But this small country has made it to the top 5 in wind and solar energy producers worldwide. 

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India's electricity upgrade

India’s national transmission grid must urgently modernise to increase the rate of renewable energy adoption. This is a key prerequisite for achieving India’s renewable energy investment ambitions…

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New decade opens with cascade of US coal plant closures

The new decade is opening with a mounting cascade of plant closures in the United States coal industry, with investors abandoning ship, revenue being driven down by record-low gas and renewable energy…

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More national climate policies expected, but how effective are the existing ones?

Author: European Environment Agency

In 2019, EU Member States reported that they had already adopted or were planning to adopt 1925 national policies and corresponding measures to reduce greenhouse…

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Ireland’s new Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS) design

First published here.

What does it mean for the renewable industry in Ireland?

On Tuesday 24th July, the Government of the Republic of Ireland approved the design of the new Renewable Electricity…

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Offshore wind rising to challenge king coal in Polish energy market

First published here.

Poland's energy and electricity markets are undergoing major changes. As costs fall in the offshore wind industry, so it is becoming price-competitive with more carbon-intensive…

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India – a global player in energy efficiency

It has been a while since I have had a chance to write a blog because I have been very busy working with our JV partner EESL as well as on other projects.  In November I made my first ever visit to…

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