Author Archives: Arjun Joshi

About Arjun Joshi

Arjun Joshi is a staff reporter at Mercom India. Before joining Mercom, he worked as a technical writer for enterprise resource software companies based in India and abroad. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Psychology, and Optional English from Garden City University, Bangalore. More articles from Arjun Joshi.

arjun@mercomindia.com

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Daily News Wrap-Up: Coal India's Largest Subsidiary Installing a 40 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Coal India’s Largest Subsidiary Installing a 40 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: South Eastern Coalfields (SECL), the largest coal-producing subsidiary of Coal India, is foraying into solar energy with ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC to Set Up a 4,750 MW Solar Park in Rann of Kutch

Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC to Set Up a 4,750 MW Solar Park in Rann of Kutch

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: NTPC REL, a 100% subsidiary of NTPC and its green energy arm, will set up a 4,750 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Effectively Using Industrial Waste For Energy Storage In Batteries

Effectively Using Industrial Waste for Energy Storage in Batteries

A team of researchers from the Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS) have stressed that industrial waste would increasingly form the base for energy storage in batteries in ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Hyundai to Assign over $87 Billion for Electric Vehicles by 2025

Daily News Wrap-Up: Hyundai to Assign over $87 Billion for Electric Vehicles by 2025

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Auto major Hyundai Motor Group has announced that it will allocate over $87 billion to develop electric ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Data from Smart Meters Could Set Tariff Based on Energy Usage Pattern

Data from Smart Meters Could Set Tariff Based on Energy Usage Pattern

Researchers from the Texas A&M University have suggested a tariff plan for utilities based on energy consumption that replicates the toll calculation method on toll roads. The model recommended by the ...
/ / Grid, Smart Grid
Daily News Wrap-Up: Power Sector Financing Company REC Limited Raises $400 Million

Daily News Wrap-Up: Power Sector Financing Company REC Limited Raises $400 Million

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: REC Limited, a public infrastructure finance company in India’s power sector, has priced $400 million through 2.75% ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Installs EV Charging Facility in Gujarat’s Kevadia

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Installs EV Charging Facility in Gujarat’s Kevadia

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Indian power utility Tata Power has installed a fast DC electric vehicle (EV) charger in Gujarat’s Narmada ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Vector Green Energy Aims to Raise ₹12.37 Billion Through Green Bonds

Daily News Wrap-Up: Vector Green Energy Aims to Raise ₹12.37 Billion Through Green Bonds

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Vector Green Energy has issued non-convertible debentures to raise ₹12.37 billion (~$166 million) in the Indian capital ...
Climate Financing by Multilateral Development Banks Reaches $66 Billion in 2020

Climate Financing by Multilateral Development Banks Reaches $66 Billion in 2020

A group of nine multilateral development banks (MDBs) have published a report on Climate Finance 2020. The report reveals that the MDBs provided a total of $66 billion towards green ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up: Shell Unveils Europe’s Largest Green Hydrogen Electrolyzer

Daily News Wrap-Up: Shell Unveils Europe’s Largest Green Hydrogen Electrolyzer

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: British-Dutch energy giant Shell has activated Europe’s largest polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) hydrogen electrolyzer at the firm’s energy and ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Nissan to Invest £1 Billion in EV and Battery Manufacturing

Daily News Wrap-Up: Nissan to Invest £1 Billion in EV and Battery Manufacturing

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Nissan has unveiled its plan to transform its flagship Sunderland manufacturing facility into a £1 billion (~$1.37 billion) new-generation ...
Distributed Solar Company Fourth Partner Energy Raises $125 Million in Equity Funding

Distributed Solar Company Fourth Partner Energy Raises $125 Million in Equity Funding

Distributed solar company, Fourth Partner Energy has raised $125 million in equity funding.  Norwegian Investment Fund Norfund has brought in $100 million while existing shareholder the Rise Fund has invested $25 million ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar