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Key News round-up

September 10, 2011 by

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Energy and Renewable Energy in UP Energy demand has been growing by 25 per cent annually, though the per capita consumption of energy in UP in one of the lowest in the country at 370 units per year. The peak demand in UP has shot up to 11,000 MW this year from 9,000 MW last […]

Pak-China energy cooperation

August 22, 2011 by

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Pakistan and China recently held their Joint Energy Working Group (JEWG) meeting in Beijing on August 1-2, 2011. The interactions between China and Pakistan show a worrisome trend of Chinese influence spreading to shambled state of Pakistan. Pakistan is convening Chinese companies across a number of areas including energy projects as was the key point […]

Power and utilities sector – Emerging Issues – Deloitte Report

August 17, 2011 by

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Deloitte recently published the report “Empowering ideas 2011: A  look at then of the emerging issues in the power and utilities sector”. A set of significant factors including huge demand growth from countries such as India, China and supply side dependencies on  fossil fuels,  growth of renewables, climate change negotiation difficulties and the realization of […]

China’s Carbon Intensity reduction Plan

August 16, 2011 by


China’s official newspaper China Daily recently reported that China would soon release detailed plans to achieve the goal of reduction of carbon intensity. The plans would address the short-term goal of reducing carbon intensity by 17% over 2005 levels by 2015 and a medium-term goal of 40-45% reduction by 2020. National Development and Reform Commission, […]

REN 21 – Global Energy Consumption : Renewables meet 16% of the demand in 2010

July 12, 2011 by


Renewable Energy Network (REN21) produced with its global network of research partners the “REN21 Renewables 2011 Global Status Report”. It was released today. The report shows that the RE sector is performing well globally, thought affected by the economic recession, incentive cuts, and low natural-gas prices. The report says that the RE sources meet 16 […]

Global RE investments surge to $ 211 billion in 2010

July 9, 2011 by


UNEP recently published the “Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2011” in collaboration with Bloomberg New Energy Finance.  At a overall level, the RE investements grew by 32% to reach $ 211 billion in 2010. Emerging economies contributed $72 billion, a notch higher than the developed economies, at $70 billion. This is a significant shift […]

StanC to meet the $ 10-12 billion cleantech funding target

July 7, 2011 by

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In 2007, the Standard Chartered Plc committed up to $10 billion under the Clinton Global Initiative for renewable and clean energy projects by 2012. A bank official recently said in Manila that the bank is on track to meet the same. Standard Chartered provides debt, advisory and equity across sectors. It is involved in a […]