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Spain Awards 866 MW of Solar Projects in its Renewable Auction

Spain Awards 866 MW of Solar Projects in its Renewable Auction

In Spain's latest renewable energy auction, 866 MW of solar projects were awarded to successful bidders out of the auctioned renewable capacity of 3,123 MW. As per the data released ...
EPC Tender Floated for a 60 MW Solar Project in Bangladesh

EPC Tender Floated for a 60 MW Solar Project in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh-China Renewable Energy Company (BCRECL) has invited bids for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a 60 MW solar project on a turnkey basis at Pabna, Bangladesh. The Company ...
SUN Mobility Raises $50 Million From Vitol For Accelerating EV Infrastructure

SUN Mobility Raises $50 Million From Vitol For Accelerating EV Infrastructure

Electric vehicle infrastructure and services provider SUN Mobility has raised $50 million from Vitol, a Dutch energy trader and investor in renewable energy companies. The funds raised will be used ...
Indian Oil Invites Bids for a 1 MW Solar Project for its Hydrogen Facility in Faridabad

Indian Oil Invites Bids for a 1 MW Solar Project for its Hydrogen Facility in Faridabad

The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has invited bids to install and commission a 1 MW grid-connected solar project for its hydrogen production and dispensing station for refueling hydrogen in ...
Assessing the Interactions of Solar With the Power System

Assessing the Interactions of Solar With the Power System

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has released a report, 'Solar-to-Grid: Trends in System Impacts, Reliability, and Market Value in the United States,' assessing the interactions of solar with the power ...

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Daily News Wrap-Up: Heraeus Photovoltaics to Build a New Facility

Daily News Wrap-Up: Heraeus Photovoltaics to Build a New Facility

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Solar metallization pastes supplier Heraeus Photovoltaics is building a new facility in Minhang, Shanghai, to meet the ...
Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 7,000 Monocrystalline Solar Modules

Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 7,000 Monocrystalline Solar Modules

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the government of India and the government of Rajasthan, invited bids to procure 7,000 solar modules of minimum 380 ...
/ / Modules, Solar
CESL to Empanel Financial Institutions to Provide Loans for Electric Vehicles

CESL to Empanel Financial Institutions to Provide Loans for Electric Vehicles

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has invited expressions of interest to empanel financial institutions for financing electric vehicles (EVs) across ...
Carbon Capture Raises $35 Million in Series A Funding

Carbon Capture Raises $35 Million in Series A Funding

Carbon Capture, a climate tech company that makes machines to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, said it had raised $35 million in a Series A funding round. With this ...
BluSmart Plans to Expand its EV Fleet to Six Cities in India: Interview

BluSmart Plans to Expand its EV Fleet to Six Cities in India: Interview

The electric vehicle (EV) sector in India expects high growth in the upcoming years. Several states and union territories, including Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan, have announced EV policies to support EV adoption. The ...
Saudi Arabia Shortlists Bidders for its 1.2 GW Solar Tender

Saudi Arabia Shortlists Bidders for its 1.2 GW Solar Tender

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Energy announced the list of bids received from developers to participate in the country's third phase of renewable energy projects. The third phase includes four solar ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Pfizer to Buy Solar Power From a 310 MW Project in Texas

Daily News Wrap-Up: Pfizer to Buy Solar Power From a 310 MW Project in Texas

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Renewables developer Vesper Energy has entered into a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Pfizer for 310 ...
Power Sector Financier REC Limited Secures $75 Million Loan from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking

Power Sector Financier REC Limited Secures $75 Million Loan from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking

REC Limited, a public infrastructure finance company in India’s power sector, has raised a $75 million five-year secured overnight financing rate (SOFR) linked syndicated term loan. Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Bids Invited for 1,200 EVs and Charging Stations in Kerala

Bids Invited for 1,200 EVs and Charging Stations in Kerala

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has invited expressions of interest (EoIs) for the supply of 200 electric vehicles (EVs) and 1,000 special purpose EVs, along with setting up charging ...
CERC Approves Introduction of Green Day Ahead Contracts on Energy Exchanges

CERC Approves Introduction of Green Day Ahead Contracts on Energy Exchanges

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, approved the introduction of the Green Day Ahead Contract (GDAC) at the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and the Power Exchange ...
Transmission Line Proposed to Supply 500 MW of Renewable Energy to Reliance Refinery

Transmission Line Proposed to Supply 500 MW of Renewable Energy to Reliance Refinery

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has asked for stakeholder consultation regarding a transmission line to supply an additional 500 MW of renewable energy-based power to Reliance Industries (RIL) Jamnagar ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Solar Leasing Firm Enpal Raises $174.9 Million from SoftBank

Solar Leasing Firm Enpal Raises $174.9 Million from SoftBank

Enpal, a Germany-based solar photovoltaic and battery leasing solutions provider, said it has raised €150 million (~$174.9 million) from SoftBank Vision Fund 2 in Series C funding round. The company ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Lightsource bp Enters Poland Market with a 757 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Lightsource bp Enters Poland Market with a 757 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Solar developer Lightsource bp has secured its first projects in Poland through a 757 MW co-development deal ...
Reducing Carbon Footprint and Operating Costs Through Open Access Solar

Reducing Carbon Footprint and Operating Costs Through Open Access Solar

India's open access solar market has provided an effective alternative for investors and developers reluctant to participate in aggressive large-scale auctions and small-size rooftop solar projects. In the first half ...
Rooftop Solar Segment on a Path to Recovery Despite Challenges

Rooftop Solar Segment on a Path to Recovery Despite Challenges

India installed 521 MW of rooftop solar capacity in the second quarter (Q2) of the calendar year (CY) 2021, an increase of 53% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ), the highest for any quarter, ...
Odisha Regulator Approves Supplementary PSA Executed between SECI and GRIDCO

Odisha Regulator Approves Supplementary PSA Executed Between SECI and GRIDCO

Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has approved the standard, and supplementary power sale agreement (PSA) executed between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Sets Tariff of ₹1.75/kWh for Surplus Wind Energy from Captive Projects

Gujarat Sets Tariff of ₹1.75/kWh for Surplus Wind Energy from Captive Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, approved the tariff of ₹1.75 (~$0.023)/kWh for the purchase of surplus power by distribution companies (DISCOMs) from wind power projects ...
BHEL Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Wafers for Manufacturing Solar Cells

BHEL Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Wafers for Manufacturing Solar Cells

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with vendors for procuring silicon wafers for manufacturing solar cells to meet the annual ...
Feasibility of Domestic Solar Manufacturing Initiative and Demand Visibility

Feasibility of Domestic Solar Manufacturing Initiative and Demand Visibility

The government is pushing for solar manufacturing in India with restrictive and enabling policies. In April this year, the Union Cabinet approved the production-linked incentive (PLI) program for the 'National Program ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
Singareni Collieries Issues Consultancy Tender for a 250 MW Floating Solar Project

Singareni Collieries Issues Consultancy Tender for a 250 MW Floating Solar Project

Singareni Collieries (SCCL) has issued a consultancy tender for a 250 MWDC floating solar project at Lower Manair Dam, Karimnagar. Singareni Collieries is the central government and the state of Telangana’s ...