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Telangana Issues Tender for Solar-Powered Water Pumps

The Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation Limited (TSREDCO) has invited tender for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of Solar PV water pumping systems across the state. The program ...
India Strengthens its Position as an Electricity Exporter

India Strengthens its Position as an Electricity Exporter

India has gradually strengthened its position as an electricity exporting nation. India is now exporting power to Bangladesh, Nepal, and Myanmar. Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, the minister ...
Rooftop, Off-Grid and Decentralized Solar the Fulcrum of Electricity Access to all Indians

Rooftop, Off-Grid and Decentralized Solar the Fulcrum of Electricity Access for All Indians

The government of India recently claimed total electrification of 597,464 inhabited villages in the country with the electrification of Leisang village in the Senapati district of Manipur. Though the grid ...
Globeleq Set to Acquire Brookfield’s Renewable Assets in South Africa

Globeleq Set to Acquire Brookfield’s Renewable Assets in South Africa

Globeleq, an independent power producer and developer in Africa, is set to acquire Brookfield Asset Management's interests in its South African renewable energy portfolio. The agreement is subject to various ...
NISE Issues Tender for Installation of Solar Data Acquisition Systems at 40 Sites

NISE Issues Tender for Installation of Solar Data Acquisition Systems at 40 Sites

The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), an autonomous body formed under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), has issued a tender for the supply, installation, commissioning, and ...

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Indian Railways Announces Plans to Install Solar Panels on Stations and Trains

Indian Railways Announces Plans to Install Solar Panels on Stations and Trains

The Indian Railways is the single largest consumer of electricity with roughly 2 percent share of national energy consumption and it is gradually turning towards green initiatives for electrification as well as ...
Japanese Company to Start Sri Lanka’s First Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility

Japanese Company to Start Sri Lanka’s First Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility

Japanese Sri Lanka Friendship (JSF) Corporation, a board of investment company, will start manufacturing solar panels at Katunayake in Sri Lanka. This will be the first solar panel manufacturing facility in ...
Delhi DISCOM Signs Agreement to Procure 100 MW of Wind Power to Meet RPO

Delhi DISCOM Signs Agreement to Procure 100 MW of Wind Power to Meet RPO

BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) has entered power purchase agreement (PPA) to procure 100 MW of wind to meet its non-solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO). Per a Press Trust of ...
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Tata Power Sets up Three Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Hyderabad

Tata Power Sets up Three Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Hyderabad

Tata Power has announced new additions to its strategic network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the country, the latest being the setting up of three fast charging EV stations at ...
TERI Lights up 50,000 Bihar Households with Solar Home Lighting Systems

TERI Lights up 50,000 Bihar Households with Solar Home Lighting Systems

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has built a partnership with Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society's (BRLPS) JEEViKA program through an innovative institutional model to make clean energy products affordable ...
Investments into Renewables in India Surpassed Fossil-Fuels in 2017: IEA

Investments into Renewables in India Surpassed Fossil-Fuels in 2017: IEA

Investment into India’s renewable energy sector were more than the investments made in the conventional energy (fossil-fuel based) projects in 2017. This milestone was the first of its kind, according ...
Exicom to Provide Li-Ion Batteries for Kinetic Green’s E-Rickshaws

Exicom to Provide Li-Ion Batteries for Kinetic Green’s E-Rickshaws

Energy storage solutions provider Exicom has partnered with Kinetic Green, country’s leading manufacturer of government-approved electric three-wheeler vehicles, to provide them advanced Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) batteries for their E-Rickshaws. E-Rickshaws are expected ...
Aramex Commissions MENA Region’s Largest Solar Rooftop Project of 3.2 MW in Dubai

Aramex Commissions MENA Region’s Largest Solar Rooftop Project of 3.2 MW in Dubai

Aramex, a UAE based logistics solution provider, has inaugurated a 3.2 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project for its new logistics facility in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This is the largest ...
Siemens to Provide Equipment for 258 MWp Solar Project in Vietnam

Siemens to Provide Equipment for 258 MWp Solar Project in Vietnam

Siemens, a Germany-based supplier of transmission, distribution and smart grid solutions, has won a contract with Trung Nam Group to supply equipment for Vietnam’s largest solar park in operation. Under the ...
JA Solar Receives $68.4 Million Loan for a 1.5 GW Solar Wafer Factory in Vietnam

JA Solar Receives $68.4 Million Loan for a 1.5 GW Solar Wafer Factory in Vietnam

JA Solar Vietnam, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chinese solar manufacturer JA Solar, has completed a long-term buyer credit loan agreement of $68.4 million from China Minsheng Bank Corporation Limited. The ...
Punjab to Begin a Pilot Solar PV Project on Agricultural Land

Punjab to Begin a Pilot Solar PV Project on Agricultural Land

The state government of Punjab has approved a pilot solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be developed on agricultural land. The pilot project for solar energy generation will be developed on ...
KP Energy and GE India Sign Agreement for a 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

KP Energy and GE India Sign Agreement for a 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

KP Energy and GE India Industrial (P) Limited have signed a definitive agreement for the development of a 300 MW wind power project, consisting of 120 wind turbine generators of ...
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Tariff Ceiling Set at ₹2.52/kWh For Wind Tender in Maharashtra

Tariff Ceiling Set at ₹2.52/kWh For Wind Tender in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the tariff proposed by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for the short-term procurement of 250 MW of wind power under ...
MERC Clarifies the Terms for Granting Open Access for Solar

MERC Clarifies the Terms for Granting Open Access for Solar

A ruling by the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has clarified that the nodal agency will grant medium-term open access (MTOA) or short-term open access (STOA) in the existing distribution ...
South Korea Issues Guidelines for Solar Projects in Environmentally Protected Areas

South Korea Issues Guidelines for Solar Projects in Environmentally Protected Areas

The Ministry of Environment in South Korea has issued guidelines for solar power installation amid fears about environmental damage due to natural disasters. The guidelines will come into effect from ...
Enviromena Constructing 509 MW of Solar Projects in Middle East and Africa

Enviromena Constructing 509 MW of Solar Projects in Middle East and Africa

Enviromena Power Systems, a UAE-based clean energy company, has started the construction of 509 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the Middle East and North Africa region. “The region ...
Bangladesh Issues Tender for 200 MW of Solar Projects

Bangladesh Issues Tender for 200 MW of Solar Projects

The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has tendered 200 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across select locations in the country. The bid-submission deadline is August 28, ...
Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power to Develop 100 MW Solar Project in South Africa

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power to Develop 100 MW Solar Project in South Africa

The International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power) has announced that it will soon begin the construction of a 100 MW solar project in South Africa. An agreement ...
After Flying High for Months, Spot Power Price Declines to ₹3.73/kWh in June 2018

After Flying High for Months, Spot Power Price Declines to ₹3.73/kWh in June 2018

In June 2018, spot power price stood at ₹3.73 (~$0.054)/kWh. This recorded price proved to be a trend reversal of sorts for spot power prices over the past few months ...
Share of Solar Rises to 7 percent of India’s Total Installed Power Capacity

Share of Solar Rises to 7 percent of India’s Total Installed Power Capacity

Renewable energy capacity additions continue to increase in India, and accounted for 20.93 percent of India’s capacity mix at the end of June 2018. This marks a 0.61 percent increase ...