Daily News Wrap-up_ EESL Subsidiary to Aggregate Demand for EVs, Solar in Rural Areas

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world:

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has signed an agreement with Common Services Centres e-Governance Services India Limited to create demand aggregation for electric mobility, solar, energy efficiency solutions, and other initiatives of CESL. Under the agreement, CESL and CSC will aggregate demand and carry out feasibility studies for projects in – renewables (decentralized solar); energy efficiency (solar micro-grids, solar-based agricultural pump-sets); e-mobility (EV charging stations, battery charging stations, and battery swapping stations); and Battery Energy Storage Systems. Common Service Centres are physical facilities for delivering government of India e-services to rural and remote locations where availability of computers and internet is negligible or absent.

Sterling and Wilson Solar Solutions (SWSS) announced that it had signed an order worth $121.7 million (~₹8.9 billion) in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. The order comes from a leading sustainable energy company and is scheduled to be commissioned by Q4 FY 2022. SWSS will be managing the entire turnkey execution for the PV project.

Azelio wins a domestic order for two of its TES.POD units from Swedish-based Industrisupport i Åmål AB. Azelio’s TES.POD will store surplus energy from a 446 kW rooftop solar PV system and supply electricity and heat from the storage on demand around-the-clock. With this installation, Azelio’s storage units will increase the share of renewable energy supply by 24% and reduce CO2 emissions from energy use by 168 tonnes per year.

Inox Wind has signed a binding agreement with Integrum Energy Infrastructure Private Limited to supply, erect and commission 92 MW of wind power projects comprising 2 MW (113-meter rotor diameter turbine combined with 92-meter hub height) turbines with a combination of total turnkey and limited scope supply. Inox Wind will supply, erect and commission the turbines at various locations in Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra & Tamil Nadu by Q3 of FY 22 for captive customers.