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Renewables Portfolio Standard Policy Has Driven 45% of Capacity Addition in the U.S.

Renewables Portfolio Standard Policy Has Driven 45% of Capacity Addition in the U.S.

The non-hydro power renewable energy generation has advanced by 402 TWh since 2000 in the U.S., of which 189 TWh or 45% of overall growth is because of Renewables Portfolio ...
Asia-Pacific Markets Are Most Challenging for Corporates to Shift to 100% Clean Energy

Asia-Pacific Markets are Most Challenging for Corporates to Shift to 100% Clean Energy

Asia-Pacific markets are among the most challenging in the world for global companies to switch to 100% renewable energy, RE100 said in a new report. RE100 is an initiative led ...
Researchers Develop High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers Develop High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, have identified a new catalyst material that can enhance lithium-sulfur batteries' performance and durability. The researchers said the lithium-sulfur ...
NSEFI Seeks Interest Waiver to Help Solar Developers Clear Unpaid Safeguard Duty Dues

NSEFI Seeks Interest Waiver to Help Solar Developers Clear Unpaid Safeguard Duty Dues

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has requested the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) to introduce a 'Legacy Dispute Resolution/Settlement Program to help eligible safeguard ...
Distributed Solar Company Fourth Partner Enters JV With Indonesian Energy Company

Distributed Solar Company Fourth Partner Enters JV With Indonesian Energy Company

Distributed solar company, Fourth Partner Energy, has announced a joint venture (JV) - Empat Mitra Indika Tenaga Surya – with Indonesia-based energy company Indika Energy to speed up renewable energy transition ...

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BHEL Invites Bids for Supply of Balance of System Package for a 100 MW Solar Project

BHEL Invites Bids for Supply of Balance of System Package for a 100 MW Solar Project

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a public sector undertaking, has invited bids for the supply of balance of system (BoS) package for the 100 MW solar power project for the ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Yinson to Develop a 190 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project in Rajasthan

Daily News Wrap-Up: Yinson to Develop a 190 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project in Rajasthan

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Yinson said that its subsidiary Rising Sun Energy has received a Letter of Award from NTPC to ...
US Deploys a Record 2,156 MWh of New Energy Storage Solutions in Q4

US Deploys a Record 2,156 MWh of New Energy Storage Solutions in Q4

The United States brought 2,156 MWh of new energy storage systems online in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020, a new record for storage with an increase of 182% over Q3, ...
Moradabad Smart City Issues Tender for Solar Water ATMs

Moradabad Smart City Issues Tender for Solar Water ATMs

Moradabad Smart City has floated a request for proposal for setting up 25 solar-based water automated teller machines (ATM) to provide safe drinking water in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh. Bidders must ...
Solar Glass Manufacturer Xinyi Solar's Profit Jumps 79% in 2020

Solar Glass Manufacturer Xinyi Solar’s Profit Jumps 79% in 2020

Xinyi Solar, a China-based solar glass manufacturer and project developer, has announced a 79.52% increase in its net profit to HK$ 5.023 billion (~$647.46 million) in 2020 from HK$2.798 billion ...
Malaysian Utility to Acquire 39% Stake in Sunseap's Rooftop Solar Projects in Vietnam

Malaysian Utility to Acquire 39% Stake in Sunseap’s Rooftop Solar Projects in Vietnam

TNB Renewables, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysian utility company Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), will buy a 39% stake in five rooftop solar projects developed by Singapore-based Sunseap Group in Vietnam ...
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Renewable Energy Project Monitoring Consultants Invited to Empanel in Punjab

Renewable Energy Project Monitoring Consultants Invited to Empanel in Punjab

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has invited online applications from consultants to provide project monitoring services for the upcoming renewable energy projects in the state. The projects will be ...
Rajasthan Electronics Releases Tender for 150,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics Releases Tender for 150,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Indian government and Rajasthan, has invited bids for 150,000 units of 4.5W multicrystalline silicon solar cells. Bidders are not ...
Mercom’s Webinar_ Performance of Indian Solar Market in 2020 and Outlook for 2021

Mercom’s Webinar: Performance of Indian Solar Market in 2020 and Outlook for 2021

The solar industry kicked off 2020 with great expectations, but the COVID-19 pandemic adversely affected the sector as activity in the industry ground to a halt due to the nationwide ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Indian Railways to Entirely Run on Renewable Energy by 2030

Daily News Wrap-Up: Indian Railways to Entirely Run on Renewable Energy by 2030

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has said that the entire Indian rail network would be fully ...
ITI Invites Bids for 1.2 MW of Solar Projects with Net Metering in Kerala

ITI Invites Bids for 1.2 MW of Solar Projects with Net Metering in Kerala

ITI Limited, a government-owned telecommunication equipment manufacturer, has invited bids for the survey, supply, installation, and commissioning of 1.2 MW grid-connected rooftop or ground-mounted solar power projects with net metering ...
United States Added a Record 33.8 GW of Renewables in 2020 Despite COVID-19: BNEF

United States Added a Record 33.8 GW of Renewables in 2020 Despite COVID-19: BNEF

BloombergNEF (BNEF) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) have, in their report 'Sustainable Energy in America Factbook', said that renewable generation continued to expand its share in the ...
BHEL Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project in West Bengal

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

Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited (BHEL), a government of India undertaking, has floated an operations and maintenance (O&M) works tender for West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company's 10 MW solar project ...
Torrent Power's Plea for Changes to 'Force Majeure' and 'Change in Law' Clauses Approved

Torrent Power’s Plea for Changes to ‘Force Majeure’ and ‘Change in Law’ Clauses Approved

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved the changes sought by Torrent Power to the 'force majeure' and the 'change in law' clauses in the draft power purchase agreement ...
Karnataka’s Renewable Energy Policy for 2021-2026 Aims at Adding 2 GW of Rooftop Solar

Karnataka’s Renewable Energy Policy for 2021-2026 Aims at Adding 2 GW of Rooftop Solar

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has issued the ‘Draft Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2021-2026” aimed at developing 20 GW of renewable energy projects with and without energy storage. According ...
Residential Welfare Association Takes Auction Route to Select Rooftop Solar Installer

Residential Welfare Association Takes Auction Route to Select Rooftop Solar Installer

Solar developer and EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) service provider, U-Solar, emerged as the winner in the auction held by the Westend Heights Condominium Apartment Owners' Welfare Association (WHCAOWA) in ...
Tata Power Rolls Out Pilot Blockchain-Based Solar Energy Trading Project in Delhi

Tata Power Rolls Out Pilot Blockchain-Based Solar Energy Trading Project in Delhi

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) has taken another step in facilitating the adoption of renewable energy by rolling out the first live blockchain-based solar energy trading project in Delhi ...
Telangana Solar Developers Write to Chief Minister About Piling Dues from DISCOMs

Telangana Solar Developers Write to Chief Minister About Piling Dues from DISCOMs

The Telangana Solar Power Developers' Association has urged the state Chief Minister to advise the Telangana State Power Coordination Committee and Telangana state distribution companies (DISCOMs) to clear at least ...
Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in February 2021

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in February 2021

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from February 2021: Total Eren and EDF Renewables announced that EDEN Renewables India has successfully secured financial closure for ...
Lack of Restitution Clause in Solar PPAs Must Not Lead to Rejection of Carrying Costs Claims

Lack of Restitution Clause in Solar PPAs Must Not Lead to Rejection of Carrying Costs Claims

Electricity Regulatory Commissions (ERCs) have been denying the claim of carrying costs raised by developers in the various change in law petitions (CIL Petition) if their power purchase agreements (PPAs) ...