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22 July 2021

India’s Vikram Solar to build 1.3-GW PV module plant

21 July 2021

India’s Vikram Solar to build a 1.3-GW per year solar PV module manufacturing plant at the Indospace Industrial Park in Chennai, Tamil Nadu State.

Global investors turn to green energy and away from fossil fuels

21 July 2021

The world’s largest global debt and equity investors are continuing to invest in renewable energy despite the pandemic, driven by the wealth of investment opportunities, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said.

Japan raises 2030 green power targets

21 July 2021

Japan is to increase its 2030 target for renewables’ share of power generation to 36-38%, up from the current 22-24%, as it looks for ways to meet its 2030 Paris climate targets.

South Korea faces power cuts as demand rises

21 July 2021

South Korea’s power networks are in danger of failing to meet demand during the present hot weather, with the difference between supply margin falling to a low of 10% this week.

Iberdrola moves into Vietnam with acquisition of Sowitec Vietnam

21 July 2021

Iberdrola has acquired Asian green developer Sowitec Vietnam in a move that gives it access to a 550-MW renewables pipeline, including a floating solar project and five onshore wind farms.

Wind, solar to account for 7% of electricity in Pakistan

21 July 2021

Renewables will soon account for 7% of Pakistan’s power output, with 2,000 MW of green capacity currently operating in the country.

ASIAELEC: Siemens Gamesa clinches 322-MW Indian turbine deal

21 July 2021

Siemens Gamesa has won a 322-MW turbine supply deal from India’s ReNew Power for the Tondehal wind farm in the southern state of Karnataka.

REM: Wind CEOs warn G20 to “get serious” about renewable energy

20 July 2021

Leading CEOs of the global wind industry are calling on G20 members to show leadership in the climate crisis by raising national ambitions and urgently laying out concrete plans for increased wind energy production to replace fossil fuels.