Solar and Wind Generated 9.4% of the World’s Electricity in 2020

Solar and Wind Generated 9.4% of the World’s Electricity in 2020

The strong growth in wind and solar power capacity additions in 2020, despite the pandemic, resulted in a record fall in coal power globally, according to the climate and energy ...
Higher Execution of Solar EPC Projects Pushes Tata Power’s Revenues Up 14% YoY

Higher Execution of Solar EPC Projects Pushes Tata Power’s Revenues Up 14% YoY

Tata Power declared its financial results for FY 2021 and recorded a 14% growth in consolidated revenues at ₹330.79 billion (~$4.49 billion) compared to ₹ 289 billion (~$3.9 billion) in ...
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Month in a Minute Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in April 2021

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

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from April 2021: Distribution companies (DISCOMs) owed ₹123.45 billion (~$1.68 billion) to renewable energy generators (excluding disputed amounts) in ...
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MNRE Allows Digital Invoices for Renewable Generators Amid Covid-19 Resurgence

MNRE Allows Digital Invoices for Renewable Generators Amid Covid-19 Resurgence

In the wake of the disruptive second wave of the Covid-19 across the country, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that for renewable energy projects that ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Vikram Solar Sets Up 85 MW Solar Project for NTPC

Daily News Wrap-Up: Vikram Solar Sets Up 85 MW Solar Project for NTPC

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Solar module manufacturer Vikram Solar has completed an 85 MW solar project for NTPC at Bilhaur, Kanpur, ...
MNRE Declares Commissioning Date Extension for Renewable Projects, Conditions Apply

MNRE Declares Commissioning Date Extension for Renewable Projects, Conditions Apply

Giving relief to solar developers amid the Covid-19 crisis, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), in its latest notification, has stated that the renewable energy projects having their ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: GAF Energy Shifts Solar Manufacturing from Asia to the US

Daily News Wrap-Up: GAF Energy Shifts Solar Manufacturing from Asia to the US

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world:  Roof-integrated solar company GAF Energy has announced that it will move all of its solar manufacturing and ...
JSW Hydro Raises $707 Million in Green Bonds

JSW Hydro Raises $707 Million in Green Bonds

JSW Hydro Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JSW Energy — has raised $707 million (~₹52 billion) through its green bond sale. The financial committee of the company’s board of directors ...
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US Solar Sector Employed 231,000 Workers in 2020

US Solar Sector Employed 231,000 Workers in 2020

The U.S. solar industry employed 231,474 workers in 2020, a 6.7% drop from 2019. The dip was a direct impact of the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions and increased labor productivity. The ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: ACWA Power Closes Financing for a 100 MW CSP Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: ACWA Power Closes Financing for a 100 MW CSP Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Saudi Arabia’s energy major ACWA Power has announced the beginning of construction on the 100 MW Redstone ...
Punjab Specifies Share of Hydropower in its Renewable Purchase Obligation Trajectory

Punjab Specifies Share of Hydropower in its Renewable Purchase Obligation Trajectory

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has invited comments, suggestions, and objections to the staff paper for revising the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) regulations to factor in hydropower purchase ...
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Renewables to Gain 40% Share of $250 Billion Power Investments in MENA by 2025

Renewables to Gain 40% Share of $250 Billion Power Investments in MENA by 2025

In a recently published report, the Saudi Arabia-based Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) has predicted that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) energy sector will receive investments worth $805 ...
Haryana Imposes Charges and Caps on Renewable Energy Banking

Haryana Imposes Charges and Caps on Renewable Energy Banking

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued regulations for establishing tariffs from renewables, renewable purchase obligation (RPO), and renewable energy certificate (REC) for the financial year (FY) 2021-22 to ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up Enel Green to Build a 1.5 GW Solar Hybrid Project With Battery Storage

Daily News Wrap-Up: Enel Green to Build a 1.5 GW Solar Hybrid Project With Battery Storage

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Enel Green Power North America has announced construction on five new renewable energy projects in the U.S., ...
Trade Volume of Solar in IEX’s Green Term-Ahead Market Soars in April 2021

Trade Volume of Solar in IEX’s Green Term-Ahead Market Soars in April 2021

Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) traded a record 78 MU (million units) of solar power in April, a 272% surge from the 21 MU traded in March 2021. The exchange’s real-time ...
Daily News Wrap-Up EDF Renewables Bags Three Solar Projects in the US

Daily News Wrap-Up: EDF Renewables Bags Three Solar Projects in the US

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: EDF Renewables North America has been awarded three contracts for solar projects in New York. Awarded by ...
Meghalaya Issues Tenders to Empanel Installers of Renewable Energy Projects

Meghalaya Issues Tenders to Empanel Installers of Renewable Energy Projects

The Government of Meghalaya has invited bids to empanel firms for the design, engineering, and installation of hydro, solar, wind, and biomass projects in the state. The projects will be ...
Daily News Wrap-Up juwi to Build Solar Battery Hybrid Project at Egypt’s Largest Gold Mine

Daily News Wrap-Up: juwi to Build Solar Battery Hybrid Project at Egypt’s Largest Gold Mine

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: South Africa-based subsidiary of German renewable energy company juwi has signed an agreement with Sukari Gold Mines ...
SolarEdge Posts $405.5 Million in Revenues in Q1 2021 (1)

SolarEdge Posts $405.5 Million in Revenues in Q1 2021

Israel-based SolarEdge Technologies, a manufacturer of power optimizers, solar inverters, and monitoring systems, reported revenues of $405.5 million in the first quarter of 2021 – up 13% from $358.1 million ...
Daily News Wrap-Up BELECTRIC to Build a Floating Solar Project in Israel for EDF

Daily News Wrap-Up: BELECTRIC to Build a Floating Solar Project in Israel for EDF

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: BELECTRIC, engineering, procurement, construction service provider, is building a 19.3 MW floating PV project in Israel for ...
JSW Energy Signs PPA with SECI for 540 MW of Blended Wind Power Projects

JSW Energy Signs PPA with SECI for 540 MW of Blended Wind Power Projects

JSW Renew Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JSW Future Energy, announced that it has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) to ...
Daily News Wrap-Up KPI Global Bags Order to Build a 12.5 MW Captive Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: KPI Global Bags Order to Build a 12.5 MW Captive Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: KPI Global has announced that it has bagged an order for executing a solar project from Anupam ...
New Generic Tariff for Solar, Wind, Small Hydro Announced for Goa and Union Territories

New Generic Tariff for Solar, Wind, Small Hydro Announced for Goa and Union Territories

The Joint Electricity Regulator Electricity Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and Union Territories (UTs) has announced the generic tariffs for solar photovoltaic (PV), wind and small hydro projects ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: ENGIE to Develop 2 GW Renewable Energy Portfolio in Chile

Daily News Wrap-Up: ENGIE to Develop 2 GW Renewable Energy Portfolio in Chile

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Global energy player ENGIE will develop a 2 GW renewable energy portfolio in Chile. It includes an ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: GWEC Forecasts Wind Sector to Add 3.3 Million Jobs by 2025

Daily News Wrap-Up: GWEC Forecasts Wind Sector to Add 3.3 Million Jobs by 2025

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said in a new study that 3.3 million new wind power ...
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