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SJVN Seeks Bidders to Construct a 66 MW Hydropower Project in Himachal Pradesh

SJVN Seeks Bidders to Construct a 66 MW Hydropower Project in Himachal Pradesh

SJVN Limited has invited bids for the development of the Dhaulasidh hydroelectric project. SJVN is a joint venture of the government of India and the state government of Himachal Pradesh ...
Bids Invited to Install a 2 MW Solar Project at a Water Treatment Unit in Varanasi

Bids Invited to Install a 2 MW Solar Project at a Water Treatment Unit in Varanasi

The Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam has invited bids to develop a 2 MW solar power project at the water treatment plant at Bhelpur in Varanasi. The scope of work will ...
Royal DSM to Sell Solar Coating Business in a €1.6 Billion Deal

Royal DSM to Sell Solar Coating Business in a €1.6 Billion Deal

Royal DSM, a  Netherlands-based multinational corporation, has decided to sell its Resins & Functional Materials and associated business for an equity value of €1.6 billion (~$ 1.87 billion). The deal ...
Adani Green Completes Acquisition of 205 MW of Operational Solar Projects from Essel

Adani Green Completes Acquisition of 205 MW of Operational Solar Projects from Essel

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) said it has completed the acquisition of 205 MW of operational solar assets in Punjab, Karnataka, and Uttar Pradesh from Essel Green Energy Private Limited ...
Open Access Renewable Energy Consumption Can’t Be Offset Against RPO in Another State

Open Access Renewable Energy Consumption Can’t Be Offset Against RPO in Another State

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has dismissed a recent petition filed by Shree Cement Limited. The petitioner wanted the state regulator to allow renewable energy consumption at its Karnataka ...

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Australia Installed Nearly 12 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity as of August 2020

Australia Installed Nearly 12 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity as of August 2020

Australia installed 107.56 MW of rooftop solar capacity in August 2020, an increase of 67 MW compared to 175 MW installed in the same month last year. In all, Australia ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ BELECTRIC Bags 250 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan from Fortum

Daily News Wrap-Up: BELECTRIC Bags 250 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan from Fortum

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: BELECTRIC has secured a contract to develop the 250 MW solar project in Rajasthan from Fortum Solar ...
Government Extends Timeline for Localization of EV Components

Government Extends Timeline for Localization of EV Components

The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises (MHIPE) has extended the effective date for the indigenization of xEV parts under its Phased Manufacturing Program (PMP). xEV is the generic ...
Volkswagen to Invest €15 Billion in Electric Mobility by 2024 in China

Volkswagen to Invest €15 Billion in Electric Mobility by 2024 in China

Volkswagen, a Germany-based automobile manufacturer, announced its plans to invest €15 billion (~$ 17.53 billion) in China’s electric mobility segment by the end of 2024. The carmaker’s China arm will ...
Uttarakhand DISCOM Mulls Passing on Tariff Rebates to Power Consumers

Uttarakhand DISCOM Mulls Passing on Tariff Rebates to Power Consumers

Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL) seeks feedback on a petition filed before the Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) on a draft plan to pass on the benefits of electricity tariff ...
SJVN Bags a 100 MW Project in Gujarat’s Raghanesda Solar Park

SJVN Bags a 100 MW Project in Gujarat’s Raghanesda Solar Park

State-owned SJVN Limited announced that it bagged a 100 MW project at the Raghanesda Solar Park in Gujarat. In July, Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) had retendered 100 MW ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
NHPC Signs Power Sale Agreements for 1.7 GW of Solar Projects

NHPC Signs Power Sale Agreements for 1.7 GW of Solar Projects

NHPC announced that it entered a power sale agreement (PSA) with Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd. (CSPDCL) for the supply of 400 MW of solar power. The tariff decided ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Electricity Regulator Rules in Favor of Open Access Solar Project Developer

Electricity Regulator Rules in Favor of Open Access Solar Project Developer

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has ruled in favor of a solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company seeking connectivity for ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Siemens and WUN H2 to Build a CO2 Free Hydrogen Production Facility

Daily News Wrap-Up: Siemens and WUN H2 to Build a CO2 Free Hydrogen Production Facility

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and the Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen, have agreed ...
Andhra Pradesh Government Allots Over 1,454 Acres of Land to Set up a Solar Project

Andhra Pradesh Government Allots Over 1,454 Acres of Land to Set up Solar Projects

In an important development, the Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation Ltd (APGECL) has received over 1,454 acres of vacant land for setting up solar projects. According to a government notification, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Women Occupy One-Third of Workforce in the Global Renewable Energy Sector

Women Occupy One-Third of Workforce in the Global Renewable Energy Sector

India created 719,000 jobs in the renewable energy sector until 2017-18, while globally, this sector employed 11.5 million people. A third of these were women, the International Renewable Energy Agency ...
Power Sector Financier REC Ltd to Increase its Borrowing Limit to ₹4.5 Trillion

Power Sector Financier REC Ltd to Increase its Borrowing Limit to ₹4.5 Trillion

REC Ltd, a public infrastructure finance company in India’s power sector, has received the approval to raise its overall borrowing limit to ₹4.5 trillion (~$60 billion). The foreign currency borrowing ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Telangana: No Additional Surcharge for Availing Open Access from Captive Power Projects

Telangana: No Additional Surcharge for Availing Open Access from Captive Power Projects

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) directed the distribution companies to submit their filings for the determination of additional surcharge levied on open access power consumers. The surcharge helps ...
Tender Released for Solar Pumps in Kargil

Tender Released for Solar Pumps in Kargil

The Kargil Renewable Energy Development Agency (KREDA) has issued a tender for 51 solar pumps with a cumulative capacity of 1.153 MW in Kargil. The project is expected to cost ...
Military Engineer Services Announces Tender for 3 MW of Solar Projects in Leh

Military Engineer Services Announces Tender for 3 MW of Solar Projects in Leh

The Military Engineer Services (MES) has invited bids for 3 MW of solar projects at two locations in the Leh region of Ladakh. The MES is a state-owned enterprise providing ...
Avaada to Receive $15 Million from Asian Development Bank to Expand its Solar Portfolio

Avaada to Receive $15 Million from Asian Development Bank to Expand its Solar Portfolio

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that it has signed an agreement to invest $15 million in Avaada Energy Private Limited (AEPL) to help expand the company’s solar generation capacity ...
Gujarat Announces Tender to Purchase Power from 500 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Announces Tender to Purchase Power from 500 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued a request for selection (RfS) to purchase power from 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. Projects under construction, those that ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Tamil Nadu Transmission Corp Picks Enzen for Smart Grid Solutions

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tamil Nadu Transmission Corp Picks Enzen for Smart Grid Solutions

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Trafigura Group has formed a new company to invest in a series of solar, wind, and power ...
NHDC Floats Balance of System Tender for 1,035 MW of Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

NHDC Floats Balance of System Tender for 1,035 MW of Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

NHDC Limited, a joint venture between NHPC Limited and the Government of Madhya Pradesh, has floated a balance of system (BOS) tender for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of ...
Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Choose Green Energy

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Choose Green Energy

The fizz in your favorite drinks from beverage majors, Coke and Pepsi, will increasingly be powered by renewable energy. The two companies are setting firm deadlines for energy sustainability, reducing ...