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IEEFA: Renewables’ strong performance and falling costs can help Kosovo break from a coal-powered past

IEEFA: Renewables’ strong performance and falling costs can help Kosovo break from a coal-powered past

Economics, EU membership ambitions point to renewables as best path for country’s future electricity needs

October 29, 2020 (IEEFA) — Strong performance by Kosovo’s first large-scale wind and solar farms show the coal-dominated, Western Balkan country can exploit falling renewables costs and green lending appetite to align better with a low-carbon European transition and reduce losses from stranded fossil fuel assets. According to a new report by the Institute for […]

Performanca e fortë e burimeve të ripërtëritshme dhe rënia e kostove mund të ndihmojnë Kosovën të shkëputet nga e kaluara e furnizuar me qymyr

Performanca e fortë e burimeve të ripërtëritshme dhe rënia e kostove mund të ndihmojnë Kosovën të shkëputet nga e kaluara e furnizuar me qymyr

Ekonomia, ambiciet për anëtarësim në BE drejtojnë nga burimet e ripërtëritshme si rruga më e mirë për nevojat e ardhshme të energjisë për vendin.

29 tetor 2020 (IEEFA) – Performanca e mirë nga fermat e para të erës dhe diellit në shkallë të gjerë në Kosovë tregon se vendi i Ballkanit Perëndimor i dominuar nga qymyri mund të shfrytëzojë rënien e kostove të ripërtëritshme dhe gatshmërinë për kredi të gjelbëra për tu lidhur më mirë me një tranzicion evropian […]

IEEFA report: Turkey turns to solar power to boost energy independence

IEEFA report: Turkey turns to solar power to boost energy independence

With additional incentives, payback periods for rooftop solar installations can be reduced to 7 years today and 2 years by 2030

December 19, 2019 (London/Istanbul IEEFA) – Turkey can build on a new support scheme for solar power by providing further incentives that would reduce payback periods to less than seven years now, and two years by 2030, according to a report released today by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). Turkey has […]

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Only one-third of increase in Africa electricity demand met by renewables

ESI Africa: Renewables supplied only a third of Africa’s electricity demand growth in 2020 according to energy think tank Ember’s The Global Electricity Review. The Global Electricity Review showed that wind and solar showed resilient growth in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. While this forced a record fall in global power figures, this was not […]

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Turkey’s Garanti Bank to stop funding coal plants, mines

Argus Media: Turkey’s Garanti Bank, the country’s fifth-largest bank by asset size, has said it will no longer fund new coal-fired power plants or coal mining projects. Garanti bank, which is partly owned by Spain’s BBVA, said it has not financed a new coal project since 2014 but has committed to reducing its existing loan […]

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Turkey added 4.8GW of hydro, wind and solar capacity in 2020

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IEEFA: Renewables’ strong performance and falling costs can help Kosovo break from a coal-powered past
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IEEFA: Renewables’ strong performance and falling costs can help Kosovo break from a coal-powered past

Economics, EU membership ambitions point to renewables as best path for country’s future electricity needs

October 29, 2020 (IEEFA) — Strong performance by Kosovo’s first large-scale wind and solar farms show the coal-dominated, Western Balkan country can exploit falling renewables costs and green lending appetite to align better with a low-carbon European transition and reduce losses from stranded fossil fuel assets. According to a new report by the Institute for […]

Performanca e fortë e burimeve të ripërtëritshme dhe rënia e kostove mund të ndihmojnë Kosovën të shkëputet nga e kaluara e furnizuar me qymyr
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Performanca e fortë e burimeve të ripërtëritshme dhe rënia e kostove mund të ndihmojnë Kosovën të shkëputet nga e kaluara e furnizuar me qymyr

Ekonomia, ambiciet për anëtarësim në BE drejtojnë nga burimet e ripërtëritshme si rruga më e mirë për nevojat e ardhshme të energjisë për vendin.

29 tetor 2020 (IEEFA) – Performanca e mirë nga fermat e para të erës dhe diellit në shkallë të gjerë në Kosovë tregon se vendi i Ballkanit Perëndimor i dominuar nga qymyri mund të shfrytëzojë rënien e kostove të ripërtëritshme dhe gatshmërinë për kredi të gjelbëra për tu lidhur më mirë me një tranzicion evropian […]

First power from 1.3GW Karapinar solar farm begins flowing into Turkish electric grid

Hurriyet Daily News: The Karapinar Solar Energy Plant, being built on a 20-million-square-meter land in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, has started generating power nearly three years ahead of its completion, according to a company official. “We will complete the construction of this facility in 32 months. Solar panels with a capacity of 1,300 […]

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Turkey set to issue tender for 1GW of solar capacity

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IHS Markit: Europe added 23GW of new solar capacity in 2019

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