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Stanford Researchers Find Reason Behind Failure of New Lithium Batteries

Stanford Researchers Find Reason Behind Failure of New Lithium Batteries

Researchers from Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have said that they have solved the mystery behind the persistent problem of short-circuit and failure in new lithium metal batteries ...
Coal India Subsidiary Invites Bids for 4 MW Solar Project in Jharkhand

Coal India Subsidiary Invites Bids for 4 MW Solar Project in Jharkhand

Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coal India, has invited bids for installing and commissioning a 4 MW grid-connected solar project for Central Coalfields in ...
Coal India Invites Bids to Select EPC Contractor for 810 MW Solar Project

Coal India Invites Bids to Select EPC Contractor for 810 MW Solar Project

Coal India (CIL) has issued a request for expression of interest from engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors for 810 MW of solar projects in Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam’s ...
Indian Oil Invites Bids for O&M of 4.5 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Indian Oil Invites Bids for O&M of 4.5 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) has invited bids for comprehensive operation and maintenance (O&M) of a 4.5 MW grid interactive ground-mounted solar power project at Narimanam, Tamil Nadu. The last date ...
West Bengal DISCOM Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project

West Bengal DISCOM Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project

West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company (WBSEDCL) has invited bids for a three-year operation and maintenance (O&M) contract for an existing 10 MW solar power project at Santaldih in the ...

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TotalEnergies Sells Half of $300 Million Renewables Portfolio

TotalEnergies Sells Half of $300 Million Renewables Portfolio

France-based energy conglomerate TotalEnergies said it has sold 50% of a 234 MW portfolio of renewable projects to insurance group Crédit Agricole Assurances. The company said that the transaction implied ...
West African States Kicks Off $311 Million Project to Boost Renewables

West African States Kick Off $311 Million Project to Boost Renewables

The new Regional Emergency Solar Power Intervention Project (RESPITE) has commenced operations in Freetown, Sierra Leone, to expand electricity access to millions of consumers in Chad, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: BIS Certification Deadline for Solar Inverters Extended to June 30

Daily News Wrap-Up: BIS Certification Deadline for Solar Inverters Extended to June 30

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has extended the deadline for compliance with and implementation of the Quality Control Order, 2017, for solar photovoltaic inverters until June 30, 2023 ...
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Siemens Gamesa’s Q1 Net Loss Widens to €884 Million on Higher Service Costs

Siemens Gamesa’s Q1 Net Loss Widens to €884 Million on Higher Service Costs

Spain-based wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa’s net loss widened to €884 million (~$971.9 million) for the first quarter (Q1) of the financial year (FY) 2023 compared to €403 million (~$443.2 ...
Karnataka Regulator Directs DISCOMs to Honor Solar Developer’s GST Claims  

Karnataka Regulator Directs DISCOMs to Honor Solar Developer’s GST Claims  

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has directed four distribution companies (DISCOMs) to compensate a solar developer for the additional cost incurred due to the imposition of the goods and ...
Wind Developer Orsted Swings to $48.2 Million Loss in Q4 Due to Project Delays

Wind Developer Orsted Swings to $48.2 Million Loss in Q4 Due to Project Delays

Denmark-based wind developer Orsted swung into a loss of DKK 329 million (~$48.19 million) in the fourth quarter (Q4) of the financial year (FY) 2022, compared with a net profit ...
Month in a Minute Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in January 2023

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in January 2023

Here is a recap of important headlines from January 2023: India's solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing capacity exceeded 39 GW at the end of September 2022 and is expected to reach ~95 ...
Mazagon Shipbuilders Invites Bids to Maintain 1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

Mazagon Shipbuilders Invites Bids to Maintain 1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders, a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Defence, has invited bids for maintaining the 390 kW and 650 kW rooftop solar systems located at its North, ...
MNRE Extends BIS Certification Deadline for Solar Inverters Again to June 30

MNRE Extends BIS Certification Deadline for Solar Inverters Again to June 30

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the deadline for compliance with and implementation of the Quality Control Order, 2017, for solar photovoltaic inverters until June 30, ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Union Budget 2023 Focuses on Green Energy Transition

Daily News Wrap-Up: Union Budget 2023 Focuses on Green Energy Transition

The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman laid out an expansive budgetary outlay for expediting green transition as she identified ‘Green Growth’ as one of the seven pillars for Budget 2023 ...
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Qcells to Develop Solar Projects for Microsoft in the US

Qcells to Develop Solar Projects for Microsoft in the US

Solar cell and module manufacturer Qcells and global technology company Microsoft Corporation have entered a strategic partnership to supply over 2.5 GW of solar modules and extend engineering, procurement, and ...
Coal India Invites Bids to Select EPC Contractor for 35 MW Solar Project

Coal India Invites Bids to Select EPC Contractor for 35 MW Solar Project

Coal India Navikarniya Urja Limited (CNUL), a subsidiary of Coal India (CIL), has invited bids to select a contractor for the design, engineering, procurement, and construction of a 35 MW ...
REC India’s Q3 Net Profit Rises 3.6% YoY to ₹28.7 Billion on Improved Asset Quality

REC India’s Q3 Net Profit Rises 3.6% YoY to ₹28.7 Billion on Improved Asset Quality

Government-owned power sector lender REC India posted the highest-ever quarterly net profit at ₹28.78 billion (~$351.37 million) in the third quarter (Q3) of the financial year (FY) 2022-2023, up 3.8% ...
ANERT Issues RfS for Agency to Implement 1 MW Solar Project in Kerala

ANERT Issues RfS for Agency to Implement 1 MW Solar Project in Kerala

The Agency for New & Renewable Energy Research and Technology (ANERT) has issued a request for selection (RfS) for an agency to implement a 1 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic power ...
Electric Vehicle Chargers Spending to Hit $200 Billion by 2026: BNEF

Electric Vehicle Chargers Spending to Hit $200 Billion by 2026: BNEF

Total investment in electric vehicle chargers is set to cross $100 billion in 2023, and the next $100 billion of spending is expected to be achieved within the next three ...
Government Amends Green Energy Open Access Rules to Align with Regulations

Government Amends Green Energy Open Access Rules to Align with Regulations

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued the Electricity (Promoting Renewable Energy Through Green Energy Open Access) Amendment Rules, 2023, under which it has added provisions for the banking settlement ...
Regulator Rejects Wind Developer’s Plea for Adjustment of Banked Units

Regulator Rejects Wind Developer’s Plea for Adjustment of Banked Units

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ruled that a wind power generator was not entitled to an adjustment of banked units from the generating project as the banked units injected ...
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Union Budget 2023: Substantial Capital outlay to expedite Green Energy Transition

Focus on Green Energy Transition at the Core of Union Budget 2023

The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman laid out an expansive budgetary outlay for expediting green transition as she identified ‘Green Growth’ as one of the seven pillars for Budget 2023 ...
SECI Pays ₹7.91 Billion to Solar and Wind Developers in November

SECI Pays ₹7.91 Billion to Solar and Wind Developers in November

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has released ₹7.91 billion (~$96.6 million) in payments to solar and wind power generators for the power purchased in November 2022. The disbursal ...
Railways Invites Bids to Empanel Agencies for 3 MW Rooftop Solar Systems

Railways Invites Bids to Empanel Agencies for 3 MW Rooftop Solar Systems

Danapur railway division of the East Central Railway has invited bids for state-wise empanelment of agencies to implement 3.252 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. The ...