Bihar Releases Draft Tariff Regulations for Renewable Energy Projects

Bihar Releases Draft Tariff Regulations for Renewable Energy Projects

The Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) has released draft tariff regulations for renewable energy projects. These regulations will be valid for the control period of the financial year (FY) 2020-21 ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_ Flipkart Joins Climate Group’s Electric Mobility Initiative EV100

Daily News Wrap-Up: Flipkart Joins Climate Group’s Electric Mobility Initiative EV100

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: The technical commission delegated by the Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Energy Resources of Ecuador ...
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Karnataka Announces Another Three-Month Extension for FY 2020 RPO Targets

Karnataka Announces Another Three-Month Extension for FY 2020 RPO Targets

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has granted another three-month extension to obligated entities for fulfilling their renewable purchase obligations (RPOs) for the financial year 2020. The Commission stated that ...
Government Invites Proposal for Research on Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage

Government Invites Proposal for Research on Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage

The government of India’s (GOI) Department of Science and Technology (DST) is encouraging translational research on carbon capture, utilization & storage (CCUS). DST has invited proposals from Indian researchers in ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_ Amplus First to Trades on Green Term-Ahead Market

Daily News Wrap-Up: Amplus First to Trade on Green Term-Ahead Market

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: Amplus Solar said that it became the first solar generator to trade solar electricity on ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_ Trina Solar to Expand Capacity, KPI Global Signs PPA

Daily News Wrap-Up: Trina Solar to Expand Capacity, KPI Global Signs PPA

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: Trina Solar announced that it had signed an investment co-operation agreement with the management committee ...
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Funding and M&A Roundup_ China Three Gorges Acquires 500 MW of Solar Assets From X-Elio

Funding and M&A Roundup: China Three Gorges Acquires 500 MW of Solar Assets From X-Elio

Here are some of the important funding and M&A updates of last week from the global renewable energy industry: Sembcorp Industries has obtained a $40 million loan facility from DBS ...
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NTPC to Establish a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary for its Renewable Energy Business

NTPC to Establish a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary for its Renewable Energy Business

NTPC, in its corporate disclosure to the BSE, declared that it received the approval of NITI Aayog and the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) to set up ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_HSBC Launches Green Deposits, Suntech Expands Solar Manufacturing

Daily News Wrap-Up: HSBC Launches Green Deposits, Suntech Expands Solar Manufacturing

JinkoSolar announced that it had signed a contract with Shanghai Electric to supply around 1 GW of solar modules for Phase V of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s solar ...
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The Daily News Wrap-Up_ ION Energy Signs Pact with esVolta, Solar Surges in Europe

The Daily News Wrap-Up: ION Energy Signs Pact with esVolta, Solar Surges in Europe

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has declared a stage 3 electrical emergency that triggers ...
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Tata Power to Help Premier Mumbai Hotels Run on Renewable Energy

Tata Power to Help Premier Mumbai Hotels Run on Renewable Energy

Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) announced that it signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with TP Kirnali Solar Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power Company Limited. Under the agreement, ...
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Maharashtra Commission Denies Renewable Developers Grace Period for Regulatory Delays

Maharashtra Commission Denies Renewable Developers Grace Period for Regulatory Delays

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ruled against 28 renewable energy developers in a common order regarding the Maharashtra State Load Despatch Centre’s (MSLDC) non-compliance of the MERC’s directives ...
Renewable Projects Under Development During Lockdown Get Five-Month Extension

Renewable Projects Under Development During Lockdown Get Five-Month Extension

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification saying that all under-development renewable projects as on the date of the lockdown would be given an extension ...
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To Boost Liquidity, RBI Increases Priority Sector Lending Limit for Renewable Energy

To Boost Liquidity, RBI Increases Priority Sector Lending Limit for Renewable Energy

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has introduced several policy measures to enhance liquidity support for the financial market and other stakeholders to ease the financial stress caused by the ...
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Gujarat Set to Amend Regulations for Renewable Purchase Obligation

Gujarat Set to Amend Regulations for Renewable Purchase Obligation

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has proposed amendments to its regulations to procure energy from renewable sources. Background As per the proposed amendments, biogas has been brought under the ...
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CERC Releases Blueprint for ISTS Connectivity of Renewable Projects

CERC Releases Blueprint for ISTS Connectivity of Renewable Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued a detailed procedure for granting connectivity to renewable projects to the interstate transmission system (ISTS). This procedure will apply to central transmission ...
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Determining Commercial Operation Date Essential for Wheeling Agreement for Renewables

Determining Commercial Operation Date Essential for Wheeling Agreement for Renewables

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has ordered Amplus Green Power Limited to submit generation data to the state load despatch center (SLDC) to determine the date of commercial ...
News Wrap-Up_ Meyer Burger Buys SolarWorld’s Plant, BP to Build 50 GW of Renewables

News Wrap-Up: Meyer Burger Buys SolarWorld’s Plant, BP to Build 50 GW of Renewables

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements from the around the world week: Meyer Burger, a Switzerland-based engineering company, announced that it had secured new locations to set up ...
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Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in July 2020

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in July 2020

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from the month: The Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance issued a notification imposing safeguard duty on ...
India's Corporates Have Potential to Add 25 GW of Renewable Energy by 2023_ GWEC Session

India’s Corporates Have Potential to Add 25 GW of Renewable Energy by 2023: GWEC Session

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) hosted a webinar to discuss the scenario and scope of adoption of renewable energy by India's corporate sector. The session 'Corporates in the Global ...
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State Bank of Pakistan Expands Scope of its Financing Program to Include Renewables

State Bank of Pakistan Expands Scope of its Financing Program to Include Renewables

To promote renewables, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has expanded the scope of its renewable energy refinancing program, allowing financing under category III of the program to solar and ...
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Trading of Renewable Energy Certificates Stands Postponed by Four Weeks

Trading of Renewable Energy Certificates Stands Postponed by Four Weeks

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has issued an order postponing the trading of renewable energy certificates (RECs) scheduled for July 29 by four weeks. If the validity of any ...
Singapore Set to Get a New Peer-to-Peer Renewable Trading Platform

Singapore Set to Get a New Peer-to-Peer Renewable Trading Platform

Singapore-based Senoko Energy announced that it had launched a pilot project for peer-to-peer (P2P) renewable energy trading. The project is supported by an ELECTRIFY and ENGIE Factory, the venture arm of French ...
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Weekly News Wrap-Up_ Canadian Solar Soon on Chinese Capital Markets, Freyr Energy Launches App

Weekly News Wrap-Up: Canadian Solar Soon on Chinese Capital Markets, Freyr Energy Launches App

Canadian Solar Inc. announced that it has decided to list its business on Chinese Capital Markets. According to its press statement, the company said it would pursue a listing of its ...
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India Likely to See Energy Surplus of 2.7% During 2020-21_ CEA

India Likely to See Energy Surplus of 2.7% During 2020-21: CEA

The Central Energy Authority’s (CEA) latest Load Generation Balance Report (LGBR) showed that India is likely to have an energy surplus of 2.7% and a peak surplus of 9.1% for ...