Power Sale Agreement for 16.8 GW of Renewable Projects Yet to be Signed_ RK Singh

Power Sale Agreement for 16.8 GW of Renewable Projects Yet to be Signed: RK Singh

The Minister of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), R.K. Singh, told the Lok Sabha that power supply agreements (PSAs) for 16.8 GW of renewable energy projects are yet to be ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Military Engineer Services Gets Net Metering for Solar Projects Above Ceiling Capacity

Military Engineer Services Gets Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Above Ceiling Capacity

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has allowed Military Engineer Services (MES) branches at Roorkee and Dehradun to set up a 2 MW grid-connected rooftop solar system each under net metering ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Kerala Modifies and Floats a Fresh Tender for 200 MW of Solar Power

Kerala Modifies and Floats a Fresh Tender for 200 MW of Solar Power

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) has invited bids to procure 200 MW power from solar projects on a long-term basis for 25 years. A bidder can propose any ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
MNRE Proposes Centralized Tendering for 450,000 Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

MNRE Proposes Centralized Tendering for 450,000 Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has proposed initiating a centralized tendering process for the current year's target of 450,000 standalone solar pumps under Component B of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Ministry of Power Readies Framework to Privatize Distribution Licensees

Ministry of Power Readies Framework to Privatize Distribution Licensees

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued draft standard bidding documents to select bidders for acquiring a majority stake in distribution licensees for the distribution and retail sale of electricity ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
European Commission Announces €1 Billion Fund to Promote Sustainable Projects

European Commission Announces €1 Billion Fund to Promote Sustainable Projects

The European Commission (EC) announced that it would launch a €1 billion (~$ 1.16 billion) European Green Deal call for research and innovation projects to tackle the climate crisis and ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Airbus Plans Hydrogen-Powered Commercial Aircraft by 2035

Airbus Plans Hydrogen-Powered Commercial Aircraft by 2035

Airbus, a Netherland-based multinational aerospace company, has announced its plans to develop the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft by 2035. According to its statement, the company is currently working on ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Rajasthan Electronics to Empanel Agencies to Set up 1,000 EV Charging Stations

Rajasthan Electronics to Empanel Agencies to Set up 1,000 EV Charging Stations

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a government-owned manufacturer of electronic products, has invited bids for the empanelment of agencies for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. The company plans ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
MNRE Invites bids to Install 50 Innovative Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

MNRE Invites Bids to Install 50 Innovative Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) invited innovators, manufacturers, service providers to submit an expression of interest (EoI) for the installation of innovative solar pumps. MNRE will shortlist ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
Germany‘s New Climate Action Plan Focuses on Augmenting Solar and Wind Capacities

Germany’s New Climate Action Plan Focuses on Augmenting Solar and Wind Capacities

The federal cabinet of Germany has approved the amendments to the Renewable Energy Sources Act, intending to achieve its goal to expand renewable energy up to 65% by 2030. Germany’s ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
South Korean Researchers Claim a High-Efficiency Large-Area Organic Solar Module

South Korean Researchers Claim a High-Efficiency Large-Area Organic Solar Module

A research team from South Korea claimed that they had developed a large-area organic solar photovoltaic (PV) module with higher efficiency. The researchers applied a spin-coating method to develop the ...
/ / Solar, Technology
MNRE Invites Bids for Evaluation of Off-Grid and Decentralized Solar Applications Program

MNRE Invites Bids for Evaluation of Off-Grid and Decentralized Solar Applications Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited bids for evaluating the third phase of its off-grid and decentralized solar PV applications program. The evaluation study will cover ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
India to Set up a Task Force to Establish Power Equipment Manufacturing Zones_ RK Singh

India to Set up a Task Force to Establish Power Equipment Manufacturing Zones: RK Singh

The Union Minister of Power, R.K. Singh, cautioned domestic manufacturers against importing necessary equipment from ‘countries of concern.’ Singh spoke at a webinar- Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEEMA) ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Tesla to Make Cobalt Free Batteries

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tesla to Make Cobalt Free Batteries

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Tesla, a U.S.-based electric vehicle manufacturer, announced that it would make electric vehicle batteries with cobalt-free cathodes ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
EIB to Provide $3.55 Billion for Renewable Expansion in Europe and Beyond

EIB to Provide $3.55 Billion for Renewable Expansion in Europe and Beyond

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced that it would provide €3 billion (~$3.55 billion) for renewable energy projects across Europe and around the globe. This would be a part of ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
General Electric to Ditch Coal to Focus on Sustainable Power Generation

General Electric to Ditch Coal to Focus on Sustainable Power Generation

General Electric (GE), a U.S.-based multinational conglomerate, announced its plans to exit the new build coal power market. The company said that it would focus and invest in its renewable ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Kerala State Electronics Seeks Monocrystalline Modules for a 2 MW Solar Power Project

Kerala State Electronics Seeks Monocrystalline Modules for a 2 MW Solar Power Project

The Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (KELTRON) has invited bids from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for the supply of solar panels (monocrystalline solar modules) for a 2 MW solar ...
/ / Modules, Solar
Blackstone Sets Up a $250 Million Fund for Distributed Renewable Projects

Blackstone Sets Up a $250 Million Fund for Distributed Renewable Projects

The United States-based global investment firm, Blackstone, has announced a $250 million fund for distributed and sustainable energy infrastructure assets to ride on the renewable energy wave that’s sweeping energy ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Uttarakhand Sets Net Generic Tariff of ₹3.48_kWh for Rooftop Solar Projects Up to 10 kW

Uttarakhand Sets Net Generic Tariff of ₹3.48/kWh for Rooftop Solar Projects Up to 10 kW

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) announced generic tariffs for rooftop and small solar projects under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) program with a subsidy ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ JinkoSolar’s Subsidiary to be Listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange

Daily News Wrap-Up: JinkoSolar’s Subsidiary to be Listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: JinkoSolar, a solar module manufacturer, said that its board of directors had approved a strategic plan to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
IFC Asks Clients to Not Invest in Companies That Do Not Want to Exit Coal

IFC Asks Clients to Not Invest in Companies That Do Not Want to Exit Coal

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the financial arm of the World Bank Group, is advising its clients in the financial sector to increase their climate-related lending, reducing their exposure to coal ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Korea’s Solar-Powered Drone Completes its Longest Continuous Flight of 53 Hours

Korea’s Solar-Powered Drone Completes its Longest Continuous Flight of 53 Hours

The Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) announced that its solar-powered drone has successfully completed its longest flight in Korea. The agency said that its solar-powered electrical aerial vehicle (EAV-3) succeeded ...
/ / Solar, Technology
DGTR Initiates Mid-Term Review for an Exporter of Coated Products Used in Solar Projects

DGTR Initiates Mid-Term Review for an Exporter of Coated Products Used in Solar Projects

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has initiated a mid-term review after a change in the name of an exporter from Korea in the anti-dumping investigation for imports of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
China Leads the Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chain as Europe Makes Progress_ BNEF Study

China Leads the Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chain as Europe Makes Progress: BNEF Study

Chinese lithium-ion battery manufacturers are likely to retain their recently acquired number one position in the next five years. The U.S. and Sweden may emerge third and fourth by 2025, ...
Off-Grid Solar Solutions Provider Greenlight Secures $90 Million in Funding

Off-Grid Solar Solutions Provider Greenlight Secures $90 Million in Funding

Greenlight Planet, a solar Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) off-grid solar solutions provider in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, secured $90 million in funding. The investment would fuel the expansion of the company’s ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar