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.

gourav@mercomindia.com

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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, ...
O&M Tender Issued for Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Daman and Diu

O&M Tender Issued for Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Daman and Diu

The Electricity Department of Daman and Diu has issued a tender for the operation and maintenance (O&M) for five years of multiple rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems totaling 4,519 kW ...
EV Ride-Hailing Platform BluSmart Secures ₹2.6 Billion from IREDA for Electric Cars

EV Ride-Hailing Platform BluSmart Secures ₹2.6 Billion from IREDA for Electric Cars

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) approved a loan of ₹2.68 billion (~$35.27 million) to BluSmart Mobility, an electric ride-hailing platform — to buy 3,000 electric cars. The ...
British International Investment Announces $89 Million for Solar Projects in India

British International Investment Announces $89 Million for Solar Projects in India

British International Investment (formerly CDC Group), a U.K. government-owned development financial institution, announced an investment of $89 million for solar projects in India. British International Investment (BII) is providing $47 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
EV Company Ultraviolette Acquires Connected Vehicle Technology Start-up Triloki

EV Company Ultraviolette Acquires Connected Vehicle Technology Start-up Triloki

Ultraviolette, an electric vehicle (EV) and infrastructure company, announced the acquisition of Triloki Smart Systems, a connected vehicle technology start-up, in a push towards scaling its automotive intelligence platform across ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Industry Group Proposes Ramping Up Module Manufacturing in Europe to 35 GW by 2025

Industry Group Proposes Ramping Up Module Manufacturing in Europe to 35 GW by 2025

The European Solar Manufacturing Council (ESMC) has released policy proposals for building extensive solar module manufacturing capacities with long-term competitiveness in Europe. The ESMC noted that the current challenges and ...
Singareni Collieries Issues Consultancy Tender to Develop Solar Projects

Singareni Collieries Issues Consultancy Tender to Develop Solar Projects

Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) has issued a tender for the appointment of a consultancy agency to prepare preliminary survey reports on policy and infrastructure for developing ground-mounted solar projects ...
Scientists Develop New Method to Address Degradation of Perovskite Solar Cells

Scientists Develop New Method to Address Degradation of Perovskite Solar Cells

Materials scientists at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering and researchers from five other varsities recently demonstrated a simple surface adjustment in the manufacturing of perovskite solar cells to overcome ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Norway’s Skyfri Group Acquires India-based O&M Service Provider Avi Solar

Norway’s Skyfri Group Acquires India-based O&M Service Provider Avi Solar

Skyfri Group, a Norway-based cleantech company, has announced the acquisition of Avi Solar, the operations and maintenance (O&M) services provider for solar power projects in India. The financial details of ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
US to Probe Solar Module Imports from Southeast Asia Evading Antidumping Duties

US to Probe Solar Module Imports from Southeast Asia Evading Antidumping Duties

The U.S. Department of Commerce officials said that an investigation would be launched into solar modules being imported from the Southeast Asian countries - Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. In ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Canadian Solar Ships 14.5 GW of Modules and 9 GWh of Battery Storage Systems in 2021

Canadian Solar Ships 14.5 GW of Modules and 9 GWh of Battery Storage Systems in 2021

Canadian Solar, a Canada-based solar module manufacturer, recorded net revenue of $1.53 billion in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2021, a 47% year-over-year (YoY) increase, and a 24% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
US Installs a Record 4.7 GWh of Energy Storage Capacity in Q4 2021

US Installs a Record 4.7 GWh of Energy Storage Capacity in Q4 2021

The U.S. energy storage system (ESS) market registered a record growth in new system installations with 4,727 MWh in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2021, according to global research and ...
Global Lithium-ion Battery Capacity To Increase Five-Fold To 5,500 GWh By 2030 Report

Global Lithium-ion Battery Capacity to Increase Five-Fold to 5,500 GWh by 2030: Report

According to Wood Mackenzie, a global research and consultancy firm, the cumulative lithium-ion battery capacity is likely to rise over five-fold to 5,500 GWh between 2021 and 2030, keeping in ...
EverSource Capital Buys Majority Stake in EV Operator Lithium Urban

EverSource Capital Buys Majority Stake in EV Operator Lithium Urban

EverSource Capital, a climate impact fund, has announced an investment in Lithium Urban Technologies, an electric vehicles (EV) company, for a majority stake. Lithium Urban operates a fleet of four-wheeler ...
Torrent Power Acquires 51% Stake in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman, and Diu DISCOMs

Torrent Power Acquires 51% Stake in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman, and Diu DISCOMs

Torrent Power announced the signing of a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) and Shareholders Agreement (SHA) to complete the acquisition of 51% equity share capital in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Reliance Acquires Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery Maker for $61 Million

Reliance Acquires Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery Maker for $61 Million

Reliance New Energy Limited (RNEL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries, substantially acquired all assets of Lithium Werks BV, a provider of cobalt-free Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) batteries, for $61 ...