All posts tagged: Utilities

India’s energy transition: potential and prospects

Touted as the world’s third largest emitter of greenhouse gas, India is steadily on its way to transition from the fossil fuels to renewable energy. The targets that the country has set upon itself are closer to being achieved and even superseded. Sadia Sohail explains the newest study on India’s energy policy.

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U.S. utilities try new tactics to discourage solar, but still aren’t getting what they want

In the US, utilities are trying to increase charges for their customers – disproportionately affecting those who use solar. Such changes can be catastrophic for the solar market. But very little utility-sponsored legislation has been successful, and some states are even taking proactive steps to develop community solar. Christian Roselund of PV magazine explains.

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Exclusive interview: energy transition architect Claude Turmes tells inside story of EU energy policy

Green MEP Claude Turmes has led some of Europe’s key energy and climate policy reforms since 2000. Now for the first time in a book, launched in Brussels on 1 March, he explains how and why Brussels has pioneered – and obstructed – the energy transition in Europe. In an exclusive interview with Energy Post, Turmes gives an insider account of dreams, lobbies, and political, economic and social realities.

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