Author Archives: Srinwanti Das

About Srinwanti Das

Srinwanti is a copy editor at Mercom India, where she writes and edits news stories across the clean energy spectrum. Prior to Mercom, she has worked in book publishing at Macmillan Publishing House and Integra and honed her editorial and writing skills in both online and print media such as Reuters, Times Group Books, The Times of India, and Pune Mirror, covering local to international stories. More articles from Srinwanti Das.

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Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC to Set Up Green Hydrogen Mobility Project in Ladakh

Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC to Set Up Green Hydrogen Mobility Project in Ladakh

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: NTPC REL, the renewable energy arm of NTPC, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the union ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN to Vigorously Pursue Solar Power

Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN to Vigorously Pursue Solar Power

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: After declaring its financial results for the financial year (FY) 2020-2021, SJVN Limited, in a conference call ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Clean Energy Projects Along Highways Proposed in the US

Daily News Wrap-Up: Clean Energy Projects Along Highways Proposed in the US

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff has announced legislation to boost clean energy initiatives under the Sustainable Highways Innovation ...
Cost-Effective Catalysts for Metal-Air Battery

Cost-Effective Catalysts for Metal-Air Battery

International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), an autonomous research and development (R&D) centre of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), under the Government of ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Saatvik Green to Supply Modules to BHEL’s 100 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Saatvik Green to Supply Modules to BHEL’s 100 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Solar module manufacturer Saatvik Green Energy has secured a 141.76 MW solar module order from BHEL. The ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Statkraft, Skagerak Energi to Supply Green Hydrogen to a Carrier in Norway

Daily News Wrap-Up: Statkraft, Skagerak Energi to Supply Green Hydrogen to a Carrier in Norway

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Hydropower company Statkraft and Norwegian utility company Skagerak Energi have been chosen to supply green hydrogen to ...
Green Power Tariff An Attractive Option for Consumers to Access Solar and Wind Power

Green Power Tariff: An Attractive Option for Consumers to Access Solar and Wind Power

Commercial and Industrial (C&I) consumers have multiple options of going green – setting up large-scale solar projects through open access models, rooftop solar systems, or purchasing renewable energy certificates. For ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC Aims to Install 60 GW of Renewable Capacity by 2032

Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC Aims to Install 60 GW of Renewable Capacity by 2032

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: NTPC Limited has declared its Energy Compact Goals at the United Nations High-Level Dialogue on Energy (HLDE) ...
Removing Residual Matter by Powder Engineering Boosts Perovskite Solar Cell Efficiency

Removing Residual Matter by Powder Engineering Boosts Perovskite Solar Cell Efficiency

In a new study, researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have demonstrated that creating one of the raw materials necessary for perovskites – a ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: $30 Million Announced in Federal Funding for Clean Energy Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: $30 Million Announced in Federal Funding for Clean Energy Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced over $30 million in federal funding, matched by over ...
Microscopic Solar Seeds to Help Develop Uniform 2D Perovskite Crystals

Microscopic Solar Seeds to Help Develop Uniform 2D Perovskite Crystals

Researchers from Rice University have created microscopic seeds for growing uniform 2D perovskite crystals. The latest discovery is both stable and highly efficient at harvesting solar power, said the scientists ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: ADB Approves Refinancing for a 240 MW Solar Project in Vietnam

Daily News Wrap-Up: ADB Approves Refinancing for a 240 MW Solar Project in Vietnam

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Asian Development Bank has approved $160.5 million in financing for the 240 MW Dau Tieng 2 ...
A Lookback at Solar Industry’s Performance in Q1 2021 and the Path Ahead

A Lookback at Solar Industry’s Performance in Q1 2021 and the Path Ahead

In the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, the Indian solar industry added 2,056 MW of solar. The solar capacity additions in Q1 2021 were the highest in a quarter since ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: EBRD Loans ~$72.36 Million For Wind Farms in Poland

Daily News Wrap-Up: EBRD Loans ~$72.36 Million For Wind Farms in Poland

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has lent PLN275 million (~$72.36 million) to Poland for ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Solar Energy Manufacturing for America Act Introduced in the US

Daily News Wrap-Up: Solar Energy Manufacturing for America Act Introduced in the US

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff has introduced the Solar Energy Manufacturing for America Act to boost American solar manufacturing, ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Ashok Leyland’s UK Arm Acquires EV Company Switch Mobility

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ashok Leyland’s UK Arm Acquires EV Company Switch Mobility

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: In a BSE disclosure, Ashok Leyland has announced that Switch Mobility Limited, UK – subsidiary of the ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: India Offers $100 Million Credit Line to Sri Lanka for Solar Expansion

Daily News Wrap-Up: India Offers $100 Million Credit Line to Sri Lanka for Solar Expansion

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: India has extended a Line of Credit (LOC) of $100 million to Sri Lanka to finance projects ...
New Charge Storage Method Could Allow Rechargeability in Calcium-Air Batteries

New Charge Storage Method Could Allow Rechargeability in Calcium-Air Batteries

Collaborative research between the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, and National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan, has revealed a new charge storage mechanism that has the potential to allow rechargeability ...
50 MW/500 MWh Liquid-Air Energy Storage Facility Coming to Chile

50 MW/500 MWh Liquid-Air Energy Storage Facility Coming to Chile

Highview Enlasa, a 50/50 joint venture between Highview Power, a long-duration energy storage solutions provider, and Energía Latina S.A.-Enlasa, a backup power generation provider in Chile, has announced the development ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: GE to Supply Wind Turbines to Continuum’s 148 MW Wind Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: GE to Supply Wind Turbines to Continuum’s 148 MW Wind Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Continuum Green Energy India to supply, install, and commission 55 ...
419 MW of Open Access Solar Projects Installed in Q1 2021

419 MW of Open Access Solar Projects Installed in Q1 2021

India’s open access solar installations totaled 419 MW in the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, while the cumulative solar installations in the open access market have reached 4.3 GW as ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: KPI Global Signs PPA for 5.7 MW of Solar with Polycab India

Daily News Wrap-Up: KPI Global Signs PPA for 5.7 MW of Solar with Polycab India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: KPI Global has signed a new long-term power purchase agreement with Polycab India Limited, Vadodara, for the ...
Daily News Wrap-Up SJVN Pre-Books Solar Power Sale at ₹2.44kWh

Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN Pre-Books Solar Power Sale at ₹2.44/kWh

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: New Delhi Municipal Corporation has approved the procurement of 150 MW solar capacity from SJVN. The cost ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Solar Project with Energy Storage Coming Up in Mozambique

Daily News Wrap-Up: Solar Project with Energy Storage Coming Up in Mozambique

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Africa-based independent power producer Globeleq and its project partners, Source Energia and Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), have begun ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Tata Power Installs Over 7,000 Smart Meters in Mumbai

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Installs Over 7,000 Smart Meters in Mumbai

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Distribution utility Tata Power has installed more than 7,000 smart meters for its customers in Mumbai so ...