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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.

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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
Daily News Wrap-Up: Rooftop Solar Installers Urge for Timely Release of Subsidies

Daily News Wrap-Up: Rooftop Solar Installers Urge for Timely Release of Subsidies

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Renewable Energy Association of Rajasthan, in a letter to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up Suzuki Motor to Invest $1.25 billion for EV Manufacturing in Gujarat

Daily News Wrap-Up: Suzuki Motor to Invest $1.25 Billion for EV Manufacturing in Gujarat

Suzuki Motor Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the state of Gujarat to invest approximately 150 billion yen (~$1.25 billion) for local manufacturing of battery electric vehicles (BEV) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: L&T Bags Orders to Construct 280 MW of Solar Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: L&T Bags Orders to Construct 280 MW of Solar Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Larsen & Toubro (L&T), through its power transmission and distribution business, bagged orders to construct a 245 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Azure Power Commissions 300 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Azure Power Commissions 300 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Azure Power, an independent solar power producer, announced the full commissioning of its 300 MW Interstate Transmission ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
EU to Expedite Renewable Energy Expansion at Lightning Speed

EU to Expedite Renewable Energy Expansion at Lightning Speed

The European Commission has proposed an outline of a plan to make Europe independent from Russian fossil fuels well before 2030, starting with gas, in the wake of Russia's invasion ...
Daily News Wrap-Up:  Sungrow Adds 10 GW Solar Inverter Manufacturing Facility in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: Sungrow Adds 10 GW Solar Inverter Manufacturing Facility in India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Sungrow, a solar inverter supplier, inaugurated a 10 GW manufacturing facility in New Delhi. The company also ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Industry Body Asks for Priority Sector Lending for Solar Manufacturing

Daily News Wrap-Up: Industry Body Asks for Priority Sector Lending for Solar Manufacturing

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: In a press note, the All-India Solar Industries Association (AISIA), the domestic solar manufacturing association, has asked ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Ministry Launches Smart Grid Knowledge Centre to Support Innovation

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ministry Launches Smart Grid Knowledge Centre to Support Innovation

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Union Minister for Power (MoP), R.K. Singh, and Minister of State for Power, Krishan Pal Gurjar, launched ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Global Push for Energy Efficiency Critical for Net Zero by 2050 EP100 Report

Global Push for Energy Efficiency Critical for Net Zero by 2050: EP100 Report

The EP100, a global initiative led by the international non-profit Climate Group, recently published a ‘Progress and Insights’ report highlighting the importance of enhanced energy efficiency to achieve the net-zero ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Committee Set Up to Resolve Disputes in the Renewable Sector

Daily News Wrap-Up: Committee Set Up to Resolve Disputes in the Renewable Sector

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set up a Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC)  to ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: SB Energy Places Order for 1.5 GW of Solar Modules with First Solar

Daily News Wrap-Up: SB Energy Places Order for 1.5 GW of Solar Modules with First Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: SB Energy Global, a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp., announced that it had placed a multi-year order ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: PGCIL Wins Transmission Project to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

Daily News Wrap-Up: PGCIL Wins Transmission Project to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) was declared the winner under the tariff-based competitive bidding to establish a transmission system for evacuation of power from solar energy zones in ...
AMPYR Solar Europe Secures €400 Million for Solar Project Development

AMPYR Solar Europe Secures €400 Million for Solar Project Development

AMPYR Solar Europe (ASE), a pan-European independent solar power producer, announced the closing of a €400 million (~$455 million) facility with CarVal Investors, an established global alternative investment manager, to ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Amp Energy Closes $350 Million Credit Facility to Boost its Renewable Assets

Amp Energy Closes $350 Million Credit Facility to Boost its Renewable Assets

Amp Energy, a Toronto-based renewable energy assets owner and developer, announced the closure of an innovative $350 million cross-jurisdictional credit facility with a consortium of leading institutional investors. The consortium ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Hero MotoCorp invests ₹4.2 Billion in Ather Energy as it Prepares for its EV Launch

Hero MotoCorp invests ₹4.2 Billion in Ather Energy as it Prepares for its EV Launch

Hero MotoCorp, a manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, is investing ₹4.2 billion (~$56.44 million) in Ather Energy, an electric two-wheeler manufacturer. The company’s board approved the investment in one or ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Transition to Renewable Energy - Answer to Many of Africa’s Challenges: Report

Transition to Renewable Energy – Answer to Many of Africa’s Challenges: Report

A calibrated policy framework centered on renewable energy can help resolve many of Africa’s social, economic, health, and environmental challenges, as revealed in a report published by the International Renewable ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy