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Green Energy Companies Driving the Net-Zero Transition

While the global energy transition is a collective effort, it won't be possible without green energy companies driving the innovation the industry. We look at some of the leading sustainable energy companies and technology manufactures and their plans to influence net-zero goals.

The Post-oil Economy in the UAE and How It Is Preparing

The UAE is known for being in an oil-rich region and historically relying on oil exports as a significant part of its economy. This reliance on oil is now slowly changing in preparation for the post-oil world. Multiple government programmes and private sector investments are behind this transition.

How Iceland is Capturing and Storing Carbon Forever

Climeworks' Orca carbon capture facility in Iceland is an example of how to implement renewable-powered direct air capture(DAC) technology. It should be seen as a blueprint for similar projects around the world. However, DAC is still an expensive proposition, and it will fall on governments to support the industry as the technology improves and costs decline.

Case Study: Tsingshan Industrial Parks in Indonesia Post-China’s Coal Pledge

In light of the no-coal-power-overseas pledge by China’s President Xi Jinping and Indonesia’s commitment to no new coal power in the recent COP26, the industrial parks fueled by captive coal power in Indonesia, developed by China, face challenges and their future is dotted with question marks.

Solar Homes: The ‘Mini Power Stations’ Popping Up Across India

The prospect of solar was first discussed in 1961-66 signifying India’s consciousness for reducing carbon footprint. Since then a total of 60 cities have been selected across the country for solarisation with the primary objective of decreasing the projected demand of conventional energy and motivating local governments to adopt renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency measures.

Learnings from Bangladesh’s Solar Home System

The world's largest off-grid solar program gave 20 million Bangladeshis access to electricity in rural areas. The program so far has gained a lot of global popularity and experts believe it can be replicated in other countries.

Kusum: India’s Agriculture Solar Pump Scheme Facing Challenges

There are over 20 million grid-connected agriculture water pumps in India consuming over 17% of electricity. The distributed solar pump market scheme solution, PM Kusum Yojana, faces several challenges.

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