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UK Mulls Changes in its Renewable Program to Increase Generation

UK Mulls Changes in its Renewable Program to Increase Generation

The United Kingdom is one of the first few major economies to announce that it would cut emissions to net-zero by 2050. This is a landmark decision, and it confirms ...
Coal India Seeks EPC Contractors for Floating & Ground-Mounted Solar Projects

Coal India Seeks EPC Contractors for Floating & Ground-Mounted Solar Projects

Coal India Limited (CIL) has invited bids for the empanelment of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors for ground-mounted and floating solar power projects being developed by it and its ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Investor Map Launched for Investment in India's Opportunity Areas

Daily News Wrap-Up: Investor Map Launched for Investment in India’s Opportunity Areas

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Advanticsys has delivered its first wireless monitoring solution for a 4 MW floating solar facility in Andhra ...
BHEL Floats Tender for 18,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells

BHEL Floats Tender for 18,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated a tender for 18,000 monocrystalline passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) solar cells. The cells must be 158.75 ×158.75 ± 0.5 mm in ...
Plug Power Raises $1 Billion to Develop Green Hydrogen Network in the US

Plug Power Raises $1 Billion to Develop Green Hydrogen Network in the US

Plug Power, a U.S.-based provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions enabling e-mobility, announced that it raised around $1 billion in one of the largest bought equity deals in the ...

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Australian Rooftop Solar Installations Down 48% Annually in October 2020

Australian Rooftop Solar Installations Down 48% Annually in October 2020

Australia installed 110.29 MW of rooftop solar capacity in October 2020, down 102 MW or about 48% from 212 MW in October 2019, according to the country's Clean Energy Regulator ...
Okaya Bags EESL Contract to Set Up 1,020 EV Charging Stations Across India

Okaya Bags EESL Contract to Set Up 1,020 EV Charging Stations Across India

Okaya Power has bagged a World Bank-funded contract from the state-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) to deploy 1,020 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the country. EESL falls under ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
IL&FS Initiates the Acquisition of its Subsidiary Energy Advisory Business

IL&FS Initiates the Acquisition of its Subsidiary Energy Advisory Business

The Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for the acquisition of the energy advisory business of its subsidiary IL&FS Energy Development Company Limited ...
Telangana Drafts A Detailed Plan for Integration of Smart Grid Technology

Telangana Drafts A Detailed Plan for Integration of Smart Grid Technology

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has drafted smart grid regulations to enhance the efficiency of its power generation, transmission, and distribution networks. The TSERC Smart Grid Regulations, 2020 ...
Beer Maker Carlsberg Helps Provide Clean Drinking Water in Sunderbans Using Solar Power

Beer Maker Carlsberg Helps Provide Clean Drinking Water in Sunderbans Using Solar Power

Carlsberg Group, a Denmark-based multination brewer, announced that it has joined hands with Desolenator, a water purification technology provider, to provide clean drinking water for a town with a population ...
Adani Solar’s Mundra Unit to Expand its Cell and Module Manufacturing Capacity by 2 GW

Adani Solar’s Mundra Unit to Expand its Cell and Module Manufacturing Capacity by 2 GW

Adani Solar plans to expand its cell and module manufacturing facility with an additional capacity building of 2 GW. “The new capacity will come online in 2021. The proposed capacity ...
/ / Modules, Solar
Battery Company Exide Increases its Stake to 80.15% in Energy Storage Subsidiary

Battery Company Exide Increases its Stake to 80.15% in Energy Storage Subsidiary

Exide Industries Limited, an Indian battery manufacturer, said that it invested ₹331.7 million (~$4.49 million) in its subsidiary Exide Leclanche Energy Private Limited by way of subscription of the subsidiary’s ...
China’s Solar Polysilicon Manufacturer Daqo Reports 150% Rise in Gross Profit in Q3 2020

China’s Solar Polysilicon Manufacturer Daqo Reports 150% Rise in Gross Profit in Q3 2020

China-based Daqo New Energy Corporation announced that its gross profit stood at $45.3 million in the third quarter or 2020 (Q3 2020), up over 150% from $18.1 million in the same quarter ...
No Takers for Wind in Germany's Latest Auction, Solar Rules

No Takers for Wind in Germany’s Latest Auction, Solar Rules

In the latest 202 MW wind and solar auction in Germany, solar bids won the full capacity, as revealed by the country's federal network agency, Bundesnetzagentur. The tender was oversubscribed ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Vestas Sets Up Venture to Invest in Sustainability Startups

Daily News Wrap-Up: Vestas Sets Up Venture to Invest in Sustainability Startups

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Trina Solar and its eight subsidiaries have signed the procurement contract for photovoltaic glass with Changzhou Almaden ...
Sri Lanka Seeks Consultants to Study Feasibility of Rooftop Solar on Government Buildings

Sri Lanka Seeks Consultants to Study Feasibility of Rooftop Solar on Government Buildings

Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SLSEA) has issued a tender notice for hiring consultants to carry out a pre-feasibility study to implement rooftop solar systems on government buildings. The last ...
Bengaluru’s Electric Two-Wheeler Leasing Platform Welectric Raises Angel Funding

Bengaluru’s Electric Two-Wheeler Leasing Platform Welectric Raises Angel Funding

Welectric, an electric two-wheeler lifecycle management company, raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from several investors. Welectric is an early-stage startup that deals with the sales, finance, maintenance, and ...
Third Phase of Dubai Solar Park with 800 MW of Projects Commissioned

Third Phase of Dubai Solar Park with 800 MW of Projects Commissioned

The third phase of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority's (DEWA) Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park with 800 MW of projects has been commissioned. The park was inaugurated ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Daily News Wrap-Up_ ADB Approves $600 Million Loan to Indonesia for Renewables

Daily News Wrap-Up: ADB Approves $600 Million Loan to Indonesia for Renewables

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Royal DSM announced the launch of the all-purpose Endurance Backsheet D15. The newly launched Endurance Backsheet protects ...
France's Cumulative Solar Installations Crosses 10 GW Milestone

France’s Cumulative Solar Installations Crosses 10 GW Milestone

According to the latest data released by the French Renewable Energy Trade Association (SER), France's total installed solar photovoltaic capacity crossed the 10 GW milestone in September 2020. The newly ...
Coal India Plans to Invest Over ₹56 Billion in 14 Solar Projects by March 2024

Coal India Plans to Invest Over ₹56 Billion in 14 Solar Projects by March 2024

Coal India Limited (CIL) has announced that it would invest ₹56.50 billion ($763 million) by March 2024 to develop 14 solar power projects to help power its mining operations, according ...
Biocon to Procure Solar Via Open Access Under Group Captive Model From Hinduja Renewables

Biocon to Procure Solar Via Open Access Under Group Captive Model From Hinduja Renewables

Bengaluru-based biopharmaceutical company Biocon Limited will acquire a 26% equity stake in Hinduja Renewables Two Private Limited (HRTPL). Biocon would shell out ₹59 million (~$799,085) to purchase the stake, and ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Airtel Buys 5.2% Stake in Avaada Energy’s Special Purpose Vehicle for Solar Projects

Airtel Buys 5.2% Stake in Avaada Energy’s Special Purpose Vehicle for Solar Projects

Telecommunications giant Bharti Airtel said it signed an agreement to acquire equity shares in Avaada MHBuldhana Private Limited- a special purpose vehicle (SPV) for solar projects. The SPV was formed ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Indian Oil's Proof of Concept Allows EV Charging Using Solar

Daily News Wrap-Up: Indian Oil’s Proof of Concept Allows EV Charging Using Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, emphasized the importance of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ...
Tender Issued for 733 Solar Street Lighting Systems in Nainital

Tender Issued for 733 Solar Street Lighting Systems in Nainital

Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) issued tender inviting bids for approximately 733 solar street lighting systems in Nainital. The contract includes a five-year warranty and comprehensive maintenance as well ...