Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹7.45kWh for a Waste-to-Energy Project in Maharashtra

Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹7.45/kWh for a Waste-to-Energy Project in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has set a revised tariff of ₹7.45(~$0.10)/kWh to procure power from the waste-to-energy project based on a municipal solid waste processing unit (750 ...
No New Coal-Fired Projects for Tata Power as it Aims for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

No New Coal-Fired Projects for Tata Power as it Aims for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Indian power utility Tata Power aims to phase out its coal-based capacity and enhance its clean and green capacity to around 80% by 2030 from its current green portfolio of 31% ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Installs EV Charging Facility in Gujarat’s Kevadia

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Installs EV Charging Facility in Gujarat’s Kevadia

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Indian power utility Tata Power has installed a fast DC electric vehicle (EV) charger in Gujarat’s Narmada ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Vector Green Energy Aims to Raise ₹12.37 Billion Through Green Bonds

Daily News Wrap-Up: Vector Green Energy Aims to Raise ₹12.37 Billion Through Green Bonds

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Vector Green Energy has issued non-convertible debentures to raise ₹12.37 billion (~$166 million) in the Indian capital ...
Climate Financing by Multilateral Development Banks Reaches $66 Billion in 2020

Climate Financing by Multilateral Development Banks Reaches $66 Billion in 2020

A group of nine multilateral development banks (MDBs) have published a report on Climate Finance 2020. The report reveals that the MDBs provided a total of $66 billion towards green ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: Shell Unveils Europe’s Largest Green Hydrogen Electrolyzer

Daily News Wrap-Up: Shell Unveils Europe’s Largest Green Hydrogen Electrolyzer

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: British-Dutch energy giant Shell has activated Europe’s largest polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) hydrogen electrolyzer at the firm’s energy and ...
Can Solar Developers Take Advantage of Duty-Free Period Ahead

Can Solar Developers Take Advantage of Duty-Free Period Ahead?

Solar developers in India are facing two important dates - the safeguard duty (15%) set to end on July 29, 2021, and the basic customs duty (BCD) of 40% on ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Nissan to Invest £1 Billion in EV and Battery Manufacturing

Daily News Wrap-Up: Nissan to Invest £1 Billion in EV and Battery Manufacturing

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Nissan has unveiled its plan to transform its flagship Sunderland manufacturing facility into a £1 billion (~$1.37 billion) new-generation ...
Funding and M&A Roundup Partners Group To Acquire Community Solar, Battery Storage Firm

Funding and M&A Roundup: Partners Group to Acquire Community Solar, Battery Storage Firm

Global private markets firm Partners Group has agreed to acquire a controlling equity stake in Dimension Renewable Energy (Dimension), a distributed energy platform focusing on community solar and battery storage ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Project Finance Brief Mainstream Renewable to Buy 80% Stake in a 405 MW Solar Portfolio

Project Finance Brief: Mainstream Renewable to Buy 80% Stake in a 405 MW Solar Portfolio

Mainstream Renewable Power, an independent developer of utility-scale wind and solar projects, has signed an agreement to acquire 80% shareholding in Technology and Development Joint Stock Company Limited (D&T), developing ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Tender Activity up Year-over-Year in Q2 While Auctions Slowed

Solar Tender Activity Up Year-over-Year in Q2 While Auctions Slowed

According to Mercom India Research, government agencies announced tenders for 8.5 GW of solar projects in the second quarter (Q2) of the calendar year (CY) 2021, a 19% decrease compared to ...
Race Between Declining Costs of Wind, Solar Power, and Falling Market Value

Race Between Declining Costs of Wind, Solar Power, and Falling Market Value

The world is steadily embracing renewable energy, with wind and solar energy making up a large share of power generation. With the supply of these resources increasing, the value of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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 ...
Ministry of Power gives its nod to net metering for rooftop solar systems up to 500 kW capacity

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in June 2021

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from June 2021: The Ministry of Power (MoP) has finally issued the rules concerning net metering for rooftop solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Battery Management Company ION Energy Raises $3.6 Million (1)

Battery Management Company ION Energy Raises $3.6 Million

ION Energy, an advanced battery management solutions provider for e-mobility and energy storage applications has announced that it has raised $3.6 million in Pre-Series A funding. The funding was raised ...
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 ...
Micro-Crack Problems in Solar Modules and Methods to Identify Them

Micro-Crack Problems in Solar Modules and Methods to Identify Them

String inverter supplier Solis has underlined three important factors that could affect the performance of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) modules – potential-induced degradation (PID) effect, micro-cracks, and hot spots. Of ...
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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) ...
Generator's Tariff Approval Request for a 25 MW Geothermal Project Rejected

Generator’s Tariff Approval Request for a 25 MW Geothermal Project Rejected

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC), in a recent order, rejected a geothermal generator's plea for tariff approval to supply electricity from a 25 MW geothermal project stating it ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
MERC Unscheduled Power from Captive Biomass Project Not Considered for RPO

MERC: Unscheduled Power from Captive Biomass Project Not Considered for RPO

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, has rejected the plea of BILT Graphic Paper Products to offset the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) for its Bhigwan unit ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
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 ...
DISCOM Ordered to Refund Wheeling Charges for a Waste-to-Energy Project in Delhi

DISCOM Ordered to Refund Wheeling Charges for a Waste-to-Energy Project in Delhi

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC), in a recent order, has directed the distribution company BSES Rajdhani Power (BRPL) to meet the demand put forward by Timarpur-Okhla Waste Management company ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy