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About Satish Shetty

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.

satish@mercomindia.com

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Daily News Wrap-Up Dabur to Add 100 EVs for Last-Mile of Product Distribution

Daily News Wrap-Up: Dabur to Add 100 EVs for Last-Mile of Product Distribution

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Dabur India announced its plans to introduce a fleet of 100 electric vehicles (EVs) into its supply ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
EPC Tender Floated for 11 MW of Solar Projects Across 21 Locations in Kerala

EPC Tender Floated for 11 MW of Solar Projects Across 21 Locations in Kerala

Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEBL) has invited bids for the appointment of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to develop 11 MW of ground-mounted, grid-connected solar power projects at various ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: THDC signs an MoU with RRECL to develop 10 GW of solar projects in Rajasthan

Daily News Wrap-Up: THDC to Develop 10 GW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: THDC India has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited (RRECL) to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
GUVNL Issues RfS to Buy Power from 500 MW Solar Projects With Greenshoe Option of 500 MW

GUVNL Issues RfS to Buy Power from 500 MW Solar Projects With Greenshoe Option of 500 MW

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued a request for selection (RfS) from developers to purchase power from 500 MW of solar projects under Phase XIV with a greenshoe ...
16 States & UTs Perform Poorly in India’s First-Ever Energy and Climate Index

16 States & UTs Perform Poorly in India’s First-Ever Energy and Climate Index

Sixteen out of 35 Indian States and Union Territories (UT) lag behind the national average score in NITI Aayog’s State Energy and Climate Index Round-I, designed to measure various energy ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: KERC Condones Delay in Commissioning 3 MW Solar Project in VijayaPura

Daily News Wrap-Up: KERC Condones Delay in Commissioning 3 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has condoned the delay in commissioning a 3 MW solar project by ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
TCIL Invites Expression of Interest for Solar Trees, High Masts, and Streetlights

TCIL Invites Expression of Interest for Solar Trees, High Masts, and Streetlights

Telecommunications Consultants India Limited (TCIL), a government of India enterprise, has issued an expression of interest (EoI) to select back-end partners on a rate contract basis for the supply, installation, ...
NTPC Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project in Odisha

NTPC Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project in Odisha

NTPC Limited has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) from contractors for the operation and maintenance of a 10 MW solar project at its Talcher Super Thermal Power Station in ...
Global Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Surges 51% in Q1 2022

Global Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Surges 51% in Q1 2022

Total corporate funding—including venture capital (VC) funding, public market, and debt financing—into the solar sector globally came to $7.5 billion through 49 deals in the first quarter (Q1) 2022, according ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: HeidelbergCement India Commissions a 5.5 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: HeidelbergCement India Commissions a 5.5 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: HeidelbergCement India announced the commissioning of a 5.5 MW solar project in its mining area located in ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: CERC Adopts Tariffs for Solar, Wind, and Hybrid Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: CERC Adopts Tariffs for Solar, Wind, and Hybrid Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has adopted tariffs for 450 MW of grid-connected solar power projects selected ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: JSW Renewable Energy Commissions a 225 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

Daily News Wrap-Up: JSW Renewable Energy Commissions a 225 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: JSW Renewable Energy (Vijayanagar), a 100% subsidiary of JSW Energy, announced the commercial operations of its 225 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: GE to Build Substations for ReNew Power’s Wind Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: GE to Build Substations for ReNew Power’s Wind Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: GE's Grid Solutions business announced that it had been awarded a contract by ReNew Power to build ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Ten States Get Additional ₹282.04 Billion to Reform Power Sector

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ten States Get Additional ₹282.04 Billion to Reform Power Sector

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, granted additional borrowing permission of ₹282.04 billion (~$3.72 billion) to ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Updated ALMM has 58 Solar Module Manufacturers Enlisted

Daily News Wrap-Up: Updated ALMM has 58 Solar Module Manufacturers Enlisted

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an updated list of models and module ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Tata Power Renewables Commissions 300 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Renewables Commissions 300 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Power Renewables Energy Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, announced the commissioning of its 300 ...
Empanelment Tender Issued for Renewable Project Consultants in Ahmedabad

Empanelment Tender Issued for Renewable Project Consultants in Ahmedabad

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) for the empanelment of project management consultants for feasibility, detailed project reports, and consultancy of different renewable energy ...
RUMSL Tenders Feasibility Study for Floating Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

RUMSL Tenders Feasibility Study for Floating Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for consultancy firms to prepare a feasibility study report of three reservoirs in Madhya Pradesh for developing ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Exide to Invest ₹60 Billion in an Advanced Chemistry Cell Gigafactory

Daily News Wrap-Up: Exide to Invest ₹60 Billion in an Advanced Chemistry Cell Gigafactory

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Karnataka State Department of Industries and Commerce announced an investment of ₹60 billion (~$789.53 million) by ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Ministry Provides a List of 24 Cities to be Developed as Solar Cities

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ministry Provides a List of 24 Cities to be Developed as Solar Cities

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: In a written response to the Lok Sabha, Union Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Extended Provisional Mega Projects Allowed to Bid for RE Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: Extended Provisional Mega Projects Allowed to Bid for RE Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the extension for ten Provisional Mega Power Projects for 36 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Indian Scientists Discover Special Types of Nanoparticles That Can Capture CO2

Indian Scientists Discover Special Types of Nanoparticles That Can Capture CO2

A group of scientists at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata, with the support from the government of India’s Department of Science & Technology (DST), under ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI to Issue Tender for 44 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana

Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI to Issue Tender for 44 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will issue a tender for the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Torrent Power Completes Acquisition of a 50 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Torrent Power Completes Acquisition of a 50 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Torrent Power announced the completion of its acquisition of 100% of the share capital and all securities ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Power Looks at De-Carbonizing its Coal-Fired Assets

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Power Looks at De-Carbonizing its Coal-Fired Assets

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Power Limited, IHI Corporation, and Kowa Company have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to study ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy