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Gourav, Staff reporter at Mercom India More articles from Gourav.
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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Daily News Wrap-Up Indian Railways Aims Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2030 (1)

Daily News Wrap-Up: Indian Railways Aims Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2030

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from India and around the world: Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw informed the Lok Sabha that the Indian Railways aims to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Researchers Improve Stability of Thin Perovskite Films Using New Solvent

Researchers Improve Stability of Thin Perovskite Films Using New Solvent

Researchers claimed to have developed improved thin perovskite films with reduced defects and better stability under higher temperatures by introducing dimethylammonium chloride as a new crystallization agent after substituting the ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Promoters Infuse ₹6.2 Billion to Help Inox Wind Cut Debt

Promoters Infuse ₹6.2 Billion to Help Inox Wind Cut Debt

The promoters of India-based wind energy solutions provider Inox Wind have infused ₹6.2 billion (~$75.34 million) into the company to clear its debts, the company said in a BSE filing ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up: TotalEnergies Installs Rooftop Solar System for a Textile Company

Daily News Wrap-Up: TotalEnergies Installs Rooftop Solar System for a Textile Company

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: TotalEnergies ENEOS installed a 1 MW rooftop solar photovoltaic system for a textile company, Sri Kannapiran Mills, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Installed Capacity of Heat Pumps to Grow 2.6 Times to 2,600 GW by 2030: IEA

Installed Capacity of Heat Pumps to Grow 2.6 Times to 2,600 GW by 2030: IEA

The sales of heat pumps are expected to soar to record levels this decade as countries look to shift away from fossil fuel dependence for heating requirements, primarily due to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Australia’s Squadron Energy Acquires CWP Renewables

Australia’s Squadron Energy Acquires CWP Renewables

Australia’s Squadron Energy, a part of the Tattarang group of companies, said it has acquired renewable energy developer CWP Renewables for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will boost Squadron’s operating ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Canadian Solar Wins 256 MW Modules Order

Daily News Wrap-Up: Canadian Solar Wins 256 MW Modules Order

Here are noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Solar module maker Canadian Solar's subsidiary CSI Solar signed a 256 MW solar module contract with SOLA Group, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Suzlon Sells Balance Stake in Subsidiary Vayudoot Solarfarms for ₹142.3 Million

Suzlon Sells Balance Stake in Subsidiary Vayudoot Solarfarms for ₹142.3 Million

Wind turbine maker Suzlon has approved the sale of its remaining stake of 51.05% in the subsidiary Vayudoot Solarfarms to Ahmedabad-based Aries Renewables on December 3, the company said in ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Wind
Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Commissions 450 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project in Rajasthan

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Commissions 450 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project in Rajasthan

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world The hybrid power generation capacity of Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) reached 1,440 MW, with the company ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Jindal Stainless Inks Pact with ReNew Power to Develop 300 MW Renewable Project

Jindal Stainless Inks Pact with ReNew Power to Develop 300 MW Renewable Project

Jindal Stainless has signed a contract with ReNew Power to develop an approximately 300 MW utility-scale captive renewable project to power its facilities in Jajpur, Odisha. The project would use ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Ministry of Power Waives ISTS Charges for New Hydropower Projects

Ministry of Power Waives ISTS Charges for New Hydropower Projects

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued an order waiving the Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) charges on evacuating electricity from new hydropower projects in the country. To bring parity among ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SolarArise, SJVN Green Energy, and Tata Power Renewables Win MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

SolarArise, SJVN Green Energy, and Tata Power Renewables Win MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

SolarArise, SJVN Green Energy, and Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL) were declared the winners of the auction conducted by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to procure 500 MW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
TCIL Issues Bid to Select a Partner for 2 MW Floating Solar Project in Mauritius

TCIL Issues Bid to Select a Partner for 2 MW Floating Solar Project in Mauritius

Government-owned Telecommunications Consultants India Limited (TCIL) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) to select a partner for the design, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of a 2 MW floating ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up: Cummins to Build India’s Largest Electrolyzer for GAIL

Spain-based CEPSA to Invest €5 Billion to Build Green Hydrogen Plants in Andalusia

Spain-based energy company Compañía Española de Petróleos, S.A.U. (CEPSA) said it will invest €3 billion (~$3.15 billion) to build 2 GW plants for producing 300,000 tons of green hydrogen in ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Supreme Court Directs States to Assess Length of Overhead Power Lines in GIB Habitat

Supreme Court Directs States to Assess Length of Overhead Power Lines in GIB Habitat

The Supreme Court noted that the installation of bird diverters in the habitat of the endangered Great Indian Bustard, as proposed by the special committee appointed by it, is not ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Heavy Penalty Prompts DISCOMs to Clear Dues Worth ₹246.8 billion Since June

Heavy Penalty Prompts DISCOMs to Clear Dues Worth ₹246.8 billion Since June

The prospect of heavy penalties on delayed payments has prompted the state-owned power distribution companies (DISCOMs) to clear outstanding dues worth ₹246.8 billion (~$3.04 billion) in just four installments, the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
US Corporates Installed 19 GW of Onsite & Offsite Solar Capacity Through June 2022

US Corporates Installed 19 GW of Solar Capacity Through June 2022

Corporates in the United States installed nearly 19 GW of onsite and offsite solar capacity cumulatively till June 2022. This includes 25 leading U.S.-based companies like Meta, Amazon, and Walmart ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
UK’s Energy Storage Sector Gets £32 Million to Develop Innovative Technologies

UK’s Energy Storage Sector Gets £32 Million to Develop Innovative Technologies

The UK government has announced £32.9 million (~$39.4 million) funding for projects in the country that are developing innovative energy-storage system (ESS) technologies to strengthen the national power grid. Five ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
US to Help Underserved Communities with $550 Million Clean Energy Fund

US to Help Underserved Communities with $550 Million Clean Energy Fund

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program, which provides $550 million in renewable energy funding for 2,700 diverse communities in ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
HealthCare Global Enterprises Installs 2.25 MW Solar Project to Save Energy Costs

HealthCare Global Enterprises Installs 2.25 MW Solar Project to Save Energy Costs

Healthcare Global Enterprises Limited (HCG), which runs cancer care centers among other health facilities, has installed a 2.25 MW solar power project in Jagaluru village in the Davanagere district of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Actis’ Renewable Business Acquires 404 MW Solar Portfolio from Atha Group

Actis’ Renewable Business Acquires 404 MW Solar Portfolio from Atha Group

Private equity firm Actis-backed BluPine Energy acquired 404 MW of solar assets from Kolkata-based mining company Atha Group. The company’s operational solar portfolio is spread across India. Actis said that ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Energy Consumption from Rooftop Solar Systems to Grow Nine Times by 2031-32: CEA

Energy Consumption from Rooftop Solar Systems to Grow Nine Times by 2031-32: CEA

Energy consumption from rooftop solar installations is estimated to reach 55.8 billion units (BU) by the year 2031-32, a nine-fold jump from 6 BU in 2021-22, the latest Electric Power ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Microsoft to Buy 900 MW Renewable Power for its Ireland Data Centers

Microsoft to Buy 900 MW Renewable Power for its Ireland Data Centers

Microsoft Corporation has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) to procure 900 MW of renewable capacity in Ireland to power its data centers in the country. The company said Ireland data ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Battery Manufacturing Startup Clean Electric Raises $2.2 Million in Seed Fund

Battery Manufacturing Startup Clean Electric Raises $2.2 Million in Seed Fund

Clean Electric raised $2.2 million in a seed round led by a Bengaluru-based early-stage venture capital firm Kalaari Capital, to produce 5,000 electric vehicles (EV) battery packs monthly from a ...
US Announces a $13 Billion Fund to Expand and Modernize Electric Grid

US Announces a $13 Billion Fund to Expand and Modernize Electric Grid

The Biden administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has announced $13 billion to expand and upgrade the national electric grid. Funded by the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy