Author Archives: Gourav Mishra

About Gourav Mishra

Gourav is a staff reporter with Mercom India with over six years of experience in various roles with NewsX, The New Indian Express, IBTimes India, and U.S., Republic, and Analytics India Magazine. Gourav has a Master's in journalism from Jain University, Bengaluru. More articles from Gourav Mishra.

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Bharat Forge, Linde, STT Data Centres Buy Power From Avaada's Open Access Solar Projects

Bharat Forge, Linde, STT Data Centres Buy Power From Avaada’s Open Access Solar Projects

Renewable energy projects developer Avaada Energy has entered into power offtake arrangement with multiple entities for its 75 MW open access solar projects. The 75 MW projects are developed under ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Aker Horizons, Statkraft to Jointly Produce Green Hydrogen in India and Brazil

Aker Horizons, Statkraft to Jointly Produce Green Hydrogen in India and Brazil

Aker Clean Hydrogen, integrated hydrogen, ammonia, and methanol producer and a portfolio company of Aker Horizons, is collaborating with renewable energy developers  Statkraft and SOWITEC to explore opportunities to produce ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
First of its Kind Auction Brings Down the Cost of Operating Electric Buses Close to Diesel

First of its Kind Auction Brings Down the Cost of Operating Electric Buses Close to Diesel

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), announced that its tender for operating 5,450 electric buses has resulted in the lowest-ever prices. The ...
NextEra's Clean Energy Business Records Net Income of $628 Million in Q1 2022

NextEra’s Clean Energy Business Records Net Income of $628 Million in Q1 2022

The U.S.-based energy company NextEra Energy reported first-quarter earnings of $1,455 million, a year-over-year (YoY) increase of 9.3% compared to $1,330 million in 2021. NextEra Energy is headquartered in Florida ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Torrent Power Acquires a 50 MW Solar Project in Telangana for ₹4.17 Billion

Torrent Power Acquires a 50 MW Solar Project in Telangana for ₹4.17 Billion

Torrent Power Limited, a Gujarat-based power company, has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire a 100% stake in the special purpose vehicle (SPV) operating a 50 MW solar project ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Omega Seiki to Invest $250 Million for an Electric Three-Wheeler Plant in Karnataka

Omega Seiki to Invest $250 Million for an Electric Three-Wheeler Plant in Karnataka

The electric vehicle manufacturing wing of Anglian Omega Group, Omega Seiki Mobility (OSM), announced that it would set up the world's largest electric three-wheeler manufacturing unit in Karnataka with an ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Tesla Records an 81% YoY Surge in Revenue with $18.7 Billion in Q1 2022

Tesla Records an 81% YoY Surge in Revenue with $18.7 Billion in Q1 2022

Tesla registered a record revenue of $18.7 billion in the first quarter of 2022, a year-over-year (YoY) increase of 81% compared to $10.3 billion in Q1 of last year. Growth ...
/ / Other, Press Releases
Process Guided by Machine Learning to Boost Perovskite Solar Cells Production

Process Guided by Machine Learning to Boost Perovskite Solar Cells Production

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with Stanford University, have developed a method called Rapid Spray Plasma Processing (RSPP), which is a process guided by machine ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Laser Ablation Helps Achieve Conversion Efficiency of 11.9% in a Mini Perovskite Panel

Laser Ablation Helps Achieve Conversion Efficiency of 11.9% in a Mini Perovskite Panel

A group of materials scientists from the University of Rome Tor Vergata in Rome, in collaboration with researchers in Germany, have reduced the cell-to-module losses in perovskite solar modules and ...
/ / Solar, Technology
India’s First Pure Green Hydrogen Pilot Plant Commissioned in Assam

India’s First Pure Green Hydrogen Pilot Plant Commissioned in Assam

Oil India Limited (OIL), a Government of India enterprise, has commissioned the country’s only pure green hydrogen pilot plant with an installed capacity of 10 kilograms per day at its ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Indian Scientists Produce Clean H2 With Carbon Capture Efficiency of 99.58%

Indian Scientists Produce Clean H2 With Carbon Capture Efficiency of 99.58%

A group of scientists from CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT), Hyderabad, have designed a hybrid material to simulate capturing carbon dioxide in-situ (onsite) and converting it into clean hydrogen ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Climate transition financing- Std Chartered

Emerging Economies Need $95 Trillion to Achieve Net-Zero Targets: Report

A recent study by the international banking group Standard Chartered reveals how developed countries can help the world's emerging economies achieve the climate transition finance of $94.8 trillion, higher than ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Scientists Announce Record Efficiency for Ultra-Thin Solar Panels

Scientists Announce Record Efficiency for Ultra-Thin Solar Panels

A team of researchers from the University of Surrey and Imperial College London collaborated with Amsterdam’s research institute AMOLF to develop a method to help achieve a 25% increase in ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Reliance to Purchase Production Lines for HJT Cells With an Annual Capacity of 4.8 GW

Reliance to Purchase Production Lines for HJT Cells With an Annual Capacity of 4.8 GW

Reliance Industries Limited has signed a letter of commitment (LoC) with Maxwell Technology, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suzhou Maiwei Technology — to purchase eight sets of high-efficiency production lines for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
257 GW in New Renewable Capacity Added Globally in 2021; Solar Expansion Surges 19%

257 GW in New Renewable Capacity Added Globally in 2021; Solar Expansion Surges 19%

The recent Renewable Capacity Statistics 2022 report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has revealed that the renewable generation capacity increased by 9.1% to 257 GW in 2021 compared ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Researchers Develop Technology to Store, Convert Solar Energy to Electricity on Demand

Researchers Develop Technology to Store, Convert Solar Energy to Electricity on Demand

The researchers at Chalmer’s University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a solution-and-neat-film-based Molecular Solar Thermal energy storage system (MOST) to capture solar energy and convert it into electricity on demand ...
India Witnessed Up to 7% Below Average Solar Irradiance in the Last Four Years Report

India Witnessed Up to 7% Below Average Solar Irradiance in the Last Four Years: Report

India has witnessed up to 7% below average solar irradiation in the last four years, reflecting the concerns of local asset managers about a decline in irradiance levels, according to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Honda to Invest $39 Billion Investment With Focus on EVs, Batteries

Honda to Invest $39 Billion With Focus on EVs, Batteries

Honda Motors has announced that it will invest approximately 5 trillion yen (~$39.84 billion) in electrification and software technologies to accelerate its business globally in the next ten years. The motor ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
TotalEnergies, ENEOS Partner to Develop 2 GW Solar Capacity for C&I Entities in Asia

TotalEnergies, ENEOS Partner to Develop 2 GW Solar Capacity for C&I Entities in Asia

TotalEnergies, a global multinational integrated oil and gas firm, has entered into a 50-50 partnership with Japanese petroleum company ENEOS to develop 2 GW of decentralized onsite solar capacity for ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
Britain’s New Energy Security Strategy Aims at 70 GW of Solar Capacity by 2035

Britain’s New Energy Security Strategy Aims at 70 GW of Solar Capacity by 2035

The United Kingdom has set out an Energy Security Strategy to accelerate the deployment of new renewable projects, including wind, nuclear and solar, to contribute to 95% of the electricity ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tender to Empanel Vendors for 7.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Madhya Pradesh

Tender to Empanel Vendors for 7.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Poorv Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company (MPPKVVCL) has issued a tender to empanel vendors for design, installation, supply, erection, testing, and commissioning, including warranty, comprehensive operation and maintenance (O&M) ...
Engineers Develop Rapid Printing Method to Manufacture Perovskites Solar Cells

Engineers Develop Rapid Printing Method to Manufacture Perovskites Solar Cells

Engineers from Dartmouth Engineering in New Hampshire, in their recently published study, 'Eliminating the Perovskite Solar Cell Manufacturing Bottleneck via High-Speed Flexography,' claimed to have developed a rapid printing method ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Bhubaneswar Smart City Issues Consultancy Tender for Carbon Credits

Bhubaneswar Smart City Issues Consultancy Tender for Carbon Credits

Bhubaneswar Smart City (BSCL) has invited expressions of interest (EoI) from consultants to avail of carbon credit benefits from its renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste management, and other technology projects ...
Consultancy Tender Issued to Develop Utility-Scale Renewable Projects in Barbados

Consultancy Tender Issued to Develop Utility-Scale Renewable Projects in Barbados

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a Washington-based development bank, and the Ministry of Energy and Business Development of Barbados have invited expressions of interest (EoI) to develop a competitive framework to ...
ReneSola’s Net Income Up 147% YoY in 2021, Expands its Solar Project Pipeline to 2.2 GW

ReneSola’s Net Income Up 147% YoY in 2021, Solar Project Pipeline Expanded to 2.2 GW

ReneSola Power, a fully integrated solar project developer and operator, announced the financial results for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2021. The company recorded a net revenue of $22.8 million, ...