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Solar Cell & Module Maker Premier Energies Raises ₹2 Billion from GEF Capital

Solar Cell & Module Maker Premier Energies Raises ₹2 Billion from GEF Capital

Solar photovoltaic (PV) cell and module manufacturer Premier Energies has raised ₹2 billion (~$27.11 million) from climate investment-focused private equity manager GEF Capital Partners. Premier Energies will infuse the funds ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Rooftop Solar Installations Could Exceed 2,000 GW by 2050 Globally: Report

Rooftop Solar Installations Could Exceed 2,000 GW by 2050 Globally: Report

Rooftop solar installations could exceed 2,000 GW globally with more than 1,000 GWh of energy storage capacity by 2050, BloombergNEF and Schneider Electric have said in a recent report. The report ‘Realizing the Potential ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Machine Learning Can Accelerate Hydrogen Infrastructure Creation

Machine Learning Can Accelerate Hydrogen Infrastructure Creation

A team of materials and computer scientists from  Sandia National Laboratories and international collaborators used computational approaches to elucidate new high-entropy alloys with attractive hydrogen storage properties and direct laboratory ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power's Smart Meter Testing Lab Receives NABL Accreditation

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power’s Smart Meter Testing Lab Receives NABL Accreditation

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) has accredited Tata Power's Smart Meter Testing ...
Tender Floated for 2.9 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Haryana

Tender Floated for 2.9 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Haryana

The Indian Synthetic Rubber Private Limited (ISRPL), a joint venture of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Taiwan Synthetic Rubber, and Marubeni Corporation, has invited bids for the installation and ...

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Hindustan Petroleum Releases Tender for a 1.3 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

Hindustan Petroleum Releases Tender for a 1.3 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

The Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), a state-owned oil and natural gas company, has invited bids to develop a 1.3 MW ground-mounted solar project at its Yediyur Receiving Station in ...
Nanoparticle Paste to Maximize Perovskite Solar Cells' Efficiency Developed

Nanoparticle Paste to Maximize Perovskite Solar Cells’ Efficiency Developed

Researchers at the ITMO University's School of Physics and Engineering have developed a paste of titanium dioxide and resonant silicon nanoparticles to maximize perovskite solar cells' efficiency. The paste increases the generation ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Daily News Wrap-Up: Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs Launch Climate Innovation Fund

Daily News Wrap-Up: Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs Launch Climate Innovation Fund

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Bloomberg Philanthropies and Goldman Sachs launched the Climate Innovation Fund to support sustainable low-carbon economic development in ...
Adani Group to Invest $20 Billion in Renewable Energy, Foray into Green Hydrogen (1)

Adani Group to Invest $20 Billion in Renewable Energy, Foray into Green Hydrogen

The Adani Group will invest $20 billion in renewable energy generation and component manufacturing over the next ten years and produce the world's cheapest green electron, its Chairman Gautam Adani ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Rate Contract Tenders Floated for 3,000 Polycrystalline Solar Modules (1)

Rate Contract Tenders Floated for 3,000 Polycrystalline Solar Modules

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited tenders for two rate contracts. The first tender has invited bids to procure 2,000 mono or polycrystalline solar photovoltaic (PV) modules qualifying for ...
/ / Modules, Solar
Tender Issued for CAPEX and OPEX Estimation of a 10 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Tender Issued for CAPEX and OPEX Estimation of a 10 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

The Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), has invited bids for carrying out capital expenditure (CAPEX) and operating expenses (OPEX) estimation to ...
Torrent Power Acquires 156 MW Wind Projects from CESC for ₹7.9 Billion

Torrent Power Acquires 156 MW Wind Projects from CESC for ₹7.9 Billion

Torrent Power Limited has entered into a share purchase agreement with CESC Limited, Haldia Energy Limited, and other nominal shareholders to acquire 100% of the share capital of Surya Vidyut ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Wind
Hindustan Petroleum Issues Consultancy Tender for Solar Projects in Gujarat

Hindustan Petroleum Issues Consultancy Tender for Solar Projects in Gujarat

The Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), a state-owned oil and natural gas company, has invited proposals from consultants for a detailed feasibility study to develop a solar project on vacant ...
APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, dismissed the application filed by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) and directed the State Electricity Regulatory Commission ...
/ / Other, Wind
IREDA’s 10 GW Solar Module Manufacturing Tender Receives Strong Response

IREDA’s 10 GW Solar Module Manufacturing Tender Receives Strong Response

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)’s tender for setting up manufacturing capacities for vertically-integrated high-efficiency solar modules under the production-linked incentive (PLI) program received a strong response from the ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up World's First Long-Range Solar Car Maker has Raised $110 Million (1)

Daily News Wrap-Up: World’s First Long-Range Solar Car Maker has Raised $110 Million

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Long-range solar car developer, Lightyear, has announced that it has raised $110 million in funding in 2021 ...
A New Technology Could Prevent Fires Caused by Lithium-Ion Batteries

A New Technology Could Prevent Fires Caused by Lithium-Ion Batteries

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists have claimed to have invented a battery component that provides an added layer of protection to prevent short circuits, the leading cause of fires in ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Increased to ₹0.69/kWh in Gujarat

Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Increased to ₹0.69/kWh in Gujarat

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, revised the additional surcharge to ₹0.69 (~$0.009)/kWh payable by open access consumers of the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) from ₹0.51 ...
Residential Solar System Sizes Continue to Rise in the U.S.: Berkeley Lab

Residential Solar System Sizes Continue to Rise in the U.S.: Berkeley Lab

The Berkeley Lab has found that solar photovoltaic (PV) system sizes continue to grow in the United States. In 2020,  the median was 6.5 kW for residential systems, up from ...
Himachal Pradesh DISCOM Directed to Offset Solar RPO Deficit

Himachal Pradesh DISCOM Directed to Offset Solar RPO Deficit

Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has directed the Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Limited (HPSEBL) to offset the net deficit of 103.97 MUs as per its solar renewable purchase ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Consultancy Tender Issued for 25 Solar Projects in Gujarat

Consultancy Tender Issued for 25 Solar Projects in Gujarat

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation (GSECL) has issued an e-tender inviting consultancy services to verify the designs and drawings of 25 solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The projects with capacities of ...
Sungrow’s Revenue in 1H 2021 Up 18% Led By Solar Inverter, Energy Storage System Sales

Sungrow’s Revenue in 1H 2021 Up 18% Led By Solar Inverter, Energy Storage System Sales

China-based solar inverter manufacturer Sungrow has reported an 18% increase year-over-year (YoY) in revenue in the first half (1H) of 2021. In 1H 2021, the company’s revenue stood at 8.21 billion ...
Tender Floated for 200,000 Mono or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Tender Floated for 200,000 Mono or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Union government and the Rajasthan government, has floated a tender for 200,000 mono or multicrystalline silicon solar cells of ...
Indian Oil Floats Empanelment Tender for Solar Projects Across India

Indian Oil Floats Empanelment Tender for Solar Projects Across India

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has invited bids to empanel vendors to develop solar projects at its locations and retail outlets across India. The scope of work includes the design, ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Tender for Long-Term Supply of Ethanol Receives 197 Bids

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tender for Long-Term Supply of Ethanol Receives 197 Bids

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The first Expression of Interest (EoI) for a long-term agreement to supply ethanol has received bids from ...