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Satish Shetty is a Copy Editor with Mercom India. Prior to Mercom, Satish was a multimedia news producer at Reuters, where he gained experience in digital news media. Satish has his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Broadcast Journalism from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia. More articles from Satish Shetty.

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COP27 Says $4 Trillion Renewable Funding Needed Annually for Net Zero by 2050

COP27 Says $4 Trillion Renewable Funding Needed Annually for Net Zero by 2050

The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 concluded with the decision to execute the Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan, highlighting the need for global investments of $4 trillion per year in ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Project Finance Brief: Duke Energy Subsidiary Acquires 100 MW Mississippi Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Western Railways Saves ₹30 Million in FY22 by Going Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Western Railways of India announced that it installed 6.6 MW of solar power projects across 97 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Edelweiss Energy InvIT Raises ₹23 Billion, To Invest in Renewables

Edelweiss Closes Energy InvIT Worth ₹23 Billion, to Invest in Renewables

Edelweiss Real Assets Managers, part of Edelweiss Alternatives, an India-based alternative asset advisor, has closed its maiden energy infrastructure investment trust (InvIT) - AnZen India Energy Yield Plus Trust, with ...
Tender Issued to Develop 810 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

Tender Issued to Develop 810 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

(The tender has been canceled by RVUNL) Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam (RVUNL) has issued a tender to select solar project developers to set up 810 MW of state transmission ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solid Power Posts Loss of $12.4 Million in Q3 As Operating Expenses Soar

Solid Power Posts Loss of $12.4 Million in Q3 As Operating Expenses Soar

Solid Power, Inc., a U.S.-based developer of all-solid-state battery cells for electric vehicles (EVs), reported a net loss of $12.4 million for the third quarter (Q3) 2022, a 46% increase ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Mercom Brings C&I Consumers Together at the Ahmedabad Clean Energy Meet

Mercom Brings C&I Consumers Together at the Ahmedabad Clean Energy Meet

Mercom India’s C&I Clean Energy Meet 2022 series provides a unique platform for the country’s commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers to interact with renewable energy experts and understand the viability ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Tenders Clauses Amended for KUSUM Solar Pumps Program

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tender Clauses Amended for KUSUM Solar Pumps Program

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy announced amendments to the tender provisions for empaneling vendors under ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up Greenko Partners with Keppel to Produce Green Ammonia

Daily News Wrap-Up: Greenko Partners with Keppel to Produce Green Ammonia

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Keppel Infrastructure Holdings and Greenko Group, through their subsidiaries, signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly explore ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Apple to Decarbonize its Supply Chain by 2030, Add 3,000 GWh Renewable Energy Annually

Apple to Decarbonize its Supply Chain by 2030, Add 3,000 GWh Renewable Energy Annually

Apple has called on its global supply chain partners to take assertive steps towards decarbonization and address greenhouse gas emissions. The company plans to evaluate the initiatives of its major ...
BlackRock Raises $4.5 Billion for Clean Energy Focused-Infrastructure Fund

BlackRock Raises $4.5 Billion for Clean Energy Focused-Infrastructure Fund

Asset management firm BlackRock has raised $4.5 billion in its initial investor commitments for a new fund to invest in climate and clean energy-focused projects. The BlackRock Global Infrastructure Fund ...
Chennai’s C&I Sector Looks to Adopt Solar to Meet Energy Demand as ROIs Improve

Chennai’s C&I Sector Looks to Adopt Solar to Meet Energy Demand as ROIs Improve

Mercom India’s recently concluded C&I Clean Energy Meet 2022 in Chennai addressed commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers’ concerns on the viability of solar open access as an alternative energy source ...
/ / C&I, Solar
Storage Technology Breakthroughs Will Boost the Short-Term Energy Market Interview

Storage Technology Breakthroughs Will Boost the Short-Term Energy Market: Interview

Hindustan Power Exchange (HPX), India’s third power exchange, was launched earlier this year to establish a platform for electricity products backed by the latest technology and features. The exchange is ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Ashok Leyland and IIT Madras to Develop Hybrid EVs

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ashok Leyland and IIT Madras to Develop Hybrid EVs

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Ashok Leyland and researchers of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) at the National Centre ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up Modhera to Become India's First Solar-Powered Village

Daily News Wrap-Up: Modhera to Become India’s First Solar-Powered Village

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the village of Modhera in Gujarat as India's first 24x7 solar-powered village ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up Vestas Bags Order for 1.5 GW Offshore Wind Project in the US

Daily News Wrap-Up: Vestas Bags Order for 1.5 GW Offshore Wind Project in the US

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50:50 partnership between Shell New Energies and EDF Renewables, announced it had ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up Vedanta to Scale Up its Renewable Energy Procurement to 1 GW

Daily News Wrap-Up: Vedanta to Scale Up its Renewable Energy Procurement to 1 GW

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Vedanta, a global diversified natural resources company, announced that it is scaling up its renewable energy sourcing ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up NTPC Commissions 150 MW Solar Power Project in Rajasthan

Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC Commissions 150 MW Solar Power Project in Rajasthan

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: NTPC announced the successful commissioning of the first capacity of 150 MW out of 300 MW Shambu ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Microsoft and Partners to Launch AI-based Renewables Project Atlas

Daily News Wrap-Up: Microsoft and Partners to Launch AI-based Renewables Project Atlas

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Microsoft Corporation, Planet Labs PBC, and The Nature Conservancy announced plans to launch the Global Renewables Watch ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: P&G to Procure Power From ENGIE’s 200 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: P&G to Procure Power From ENGIE’s 200 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Procter and Gamble (P&G) and ENGIE North America inked a 200 MW power purchase agreement from ENGIE's Sun Valley ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Hero MotoCorp Partners with HPCL to Deploy EV Charging Stations Across India

Daily News Wrap-Up: Hero MotoCorp Partners with HPCL to Deploy EV Charging Stations Across India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Hero MotoCorp and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) entered into a collaboration to establish charging infrastructure for electric ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up Vikram Solar to Supply 350 MW of Solar Modules for a Project in Arizona

Daily News Wrap-Up: Vikram Solar to Supply 350 MW of Solar Modules for a Project in Arizona

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Vikram Solar was awarded a 350 MW solar module supply order from a U.S.-based Independent Power Producer ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: First Solar to Supply 600 MW of Thin Film Solar Modules to Azure Power

Daily News Wrap-Up: First Solar to Supply 600 MW of Thin Film Solar Modules to Azure Power

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: First Solar announced that it has signed an agreement to supply 600 MWdc of its high-performance, advanced ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up Power Ministry Amends License Rules to Distribute Electricity

Daily News Wrap-Up: Power Ministry Amends License Rules to Distribute Electricity

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of Power recently amended the Distribution of Electricity License (Additional Requirements of Capital Adequacy, Creditworthiness, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power to Set Up Solar Projects Worth ₹12 Billion for SJVN and NHDC

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power to Set Up Solar Projects Worth ₹12 Billion for SJVN and NHDC

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Power Solar Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power Renewable Energy, received the letter of award ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE Allows Part Commissioning of ISTS Solar Projects in lots of 10 MW

Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE Allows Part Commissioning of ISTS Solar Projects in lots of 10 MW

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently approved part commissioning of inter-state transmission (ISTS) connected ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy