Bids Invited for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems Under RESCO Model in Puducherry

Bids Invited for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems Under RESCO Model in Puducherry

Puducherry Smart City Development Limited has invited bids to install 1.1 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems with net metering arrangements on various government buildings in Puducherry. The last date to ...
EPC Tender Issued for 95 MW of Decentralized Solar Projects in Maharashtra

EPC Tender Issued for 95 MW of Decentralized Solar Projects in Maharashtra

Central Electronics Limited, a Government of India enterprise, has issued an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) tender for 95 MW of decentralized solar projects in seven lots in Maharashtra. The ...
O&M Tender Issued for a 1 MW Solar Project in Delhi

O&M Tender Issued for a 1 MW Solar Project in Delhi

The Public Works Department of Delhi has invited bids for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of a 1 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project. The project is located in Thyagraj Sports ...
Funding and M&A Roundup: Macquarie to Acquire 90% Stake in French Solar Energy Platform

Funding and M&A Roundup: Macquarie to Acquire 90% Stake in French Solar Energy Platform

From: Mercom Capital Group Through Macquarie Green Investment Group Renewable Energy Fund 2, Macquarie Asset Management intends to acquire a 90% equity interest in the French solar energy platform Apex Energies Group from ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up SJVN, PTC Sign Agreement to Supply RTC Renewable Power (2)

Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN, PTC Sign Agreement to Supply RTC Renewable Power

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world SJVN Limited has signed a pact with PTC India to develop products for supplying round-the-clock renewable energy ...
Project Finance Brief: Queequeg Secures Funding for 500 MW of Solar Portfolio in the UK

Project Finance Brief: Queequeg Secures Funding for 500 MW of Solar Portfolio in the UK

From: Mercom Capital Group Queequeg Renewables (QQR), a solar project developer, has secured equity funding for a 500 MW solar project portfolio across the UK through a joint venture with Energy Transition ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Mahindra Susten, Vikram Solar, Belectric – Top Solar EPC Companies in 1H 2021

Mahindra Susten, Vikram Solar, BELECTRIC – Top Solar EPC Companies in 1H 2021

Mahindra Susten, Vikram Solar, and BELECTRIC were the top utility-scale solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) service providing companies in the first half (1H) of the calendar year (CY) 2021, according to ...
Delhi Allows Entry of Only EVs and CNG-Run Vehicles to Control Air Pollution

Delhi Allows Entry of Only EVs and CNG-Run Vehicles to Control Air Pollution

The Delhi Government has announced that only electric vehicles and compressed natural gas (CNG)-run vehicles would be allowed entry into the city from November 27 to December 3, 2021, as the air ...
Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for Solar Module Mounting Structures

Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for Solar Module Mounting Structures

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has issued a tender for solar photovoltaic (SPV) module mounting structures (MMS) ...
NTPC Floats EPC Tender for 1,200 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

NTPC Floats EPC Tender for 1,200 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

NTPC Renewable Energy limited, a 100% subsidiary of NTPC Limited, has invited bids from contractors for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) package along with land for the development of ...
India Needs 38 GW of 4-Hour Battery Storage to Integrate 450 GW of Renewables by 2030: Study

India Needs 38 GW of 4-Hour Battery Storage to Integrate 450 GW of Renewables by 2030: Study

In a joint study, Finnish power conglomerate Wartsila and consulting firm KPMG have said that supply-side flexibility is needed at the pan-India level to integrate 450 GW of renewables by 2030 efficiently ...
Trump-era Tariffs on Solar Imports Needed to Protect US Manufacturers USITC

Trump-era Tariffs on Solar Imports Needed to Protect US Manufacturers: USITC

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has said that import relief to American industries producing crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells is imperative to prevent serious injury to domestic manufacturers. There is ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Germany Pledges €1.2 Billion to Help India Fight Climate Change

Daily News Wrap-Up: Germany Pledges €1.2 Billion to Help India Fight Climate Change

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Germany has announced more than €1.2 billion (~$1.34 billion) worth of commitments to aid India in its ...
EPC Tender Issued for a 7 MW Ground-Mounted Solar Project in West Bengal

EPC Tender Issued for a 7 MW Ground-Mounted Solar Project in West Bengal

The Durgapur Projects Limited (DPL), a Government of West Bengal enterprise, has issued an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) tender for a 7 MW grid-connected ground-mounted solar project in Durgapur, ...
ISTS Charges to be Levied in Phases on Solar, Wind, Pumped Hydro & Battery Storage Projects

ISTS Charges to be Levied in Phases on Solar, Wind, Pumped Hydro & Battery Storage Projects

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has announced that inter-state transmission system (ISTS) charges will be levied on renewable energy projects, including solar, wind, pumped hydro storage, and projects with battery ...
Solar Surpasses Large Hydro in Installed Capacity (MW)

Solar Now the Top Renewable Energy Source, Surpasses Large Hydro

Solar is now the top renewable energy source in India, with 46.8 GW of installed capacity. Solar energy has overtaken large hydro, which had an installed capacity of 46.51 GW ...
Delhi's Air Quality Worsens, Supreme Court Urges Government to Take Tough Measures

Delhi’s Air Quality Worsens, Supreme Court Urges Government to Take Tough Measures

Delhi's air quality deteriorated to the 'very poor category' as low temperatures and slow surface winds allowed the accumulation of pollutants. According to health experts, the capital city saw an ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Delhi International Airport to Become Net-Zero by 2030

Daily News Wrap-Up: Delhi International Airport to Become Net-Zero by 2030

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) is set to become a net-zero carbon emissions airport by 2030 ...
Government Moves Ahead on Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu DISCOM Privatization

Government Moves Ahead on Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu DISCOM Privatization

The Union Cabinet has approved the formation of a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to privatize the electricity distribution business in the Union Territory (UT) of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and ...
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Chemicals Company in Punjab to Buy Renewable Energy Certificates to Fulfill RPO

Chemicals Company in Punjab to Buy Renewable Energy Certificates to Fulfill RPO

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has allowed a chemicals company to fulfill its renewable energy purchase obligation (RPO) shortfall by purchasing renewable energy certificates (REC) by March 31, ...
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Provider Plug Power Acquires Applied Cryo Technologies

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Provider Plug Power Acquires Applied Cryo Technologies

Plug Power, a U.S.-based hydrogen fuel cell provider, has acquired Applied Cryo Technologies, which offers technology, equipment, and services for the transportation, storage, and distribution of liquified hydrogen and other cryogenic ...
Rajasthan Regulator Directs DISCOM to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to a Wind Developer

Rajasthan Regulator Directs DISCOM to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to a Wind Developer

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has directed the Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd (JVVNL) to pay the late payment surcharge (LPS) to a wind energy generator. However, the Commission rejected ...
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Daily News Wrap-up: TotalEnergies to develop 500 MW of Solar Projects in Libya

Daily News Wrap-up: TotalEnergies to develop 500 MW of Solar Projects in Libya

TotalEnergies and the General Electricity Company of Libya have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop 500 MW of solar projects to supply power to the national grid. The agreements ...
Singapore-based Solar Developer SUN Energy Raises $25 Million in Series A Funding

Singapore-based Solar Developer SUN Energy Raises $25 Million in Series A Funding

SUN Energy, a Singapore-based solar project developer, has raised $25 million in a Series A funding round. TBS Energy Utama, through its subsidiary PT Toba Bara Energi, led the funding ...
Canadian Solar’s Module Shipments Up 22% YoY in Q3 2021

Canadian Solar’s Module Shipments Up 22% YoY in Q3 2021

Canada-based module manufacturer Canadian Solar reported net revenue of $1.229 billion in the third quarter (Q3) of  2021, a 34% year-over-year (YoY) increase over $914.36 million in Q3 2020. The company said ...