Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world:
KPI Global has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with Rajputana Stainless for 3 MW of solar power for 20 years under an independent power producer business vertical.
WAAREE Energies, an India solar module manufacturer, has commissioned a 16 MW ground-mounted solar project in Gavhankund, Maharashtra. The project was executed for Waacox Energy under the Maharashtra Government’s agri-feeder program for Maharashtra State Power Generation Company. The project is expected to generate 78,600 MWh of clean energy annually.
The EDP Group has launched two units to exploit the potential of green hydrogen and energy storage systems. The H2 business unit will be the group’s new arm for the development of new hydrogen projects. The storage unit will aim to achieve a storage capacity of 1 GW within five years. With the creation of the new business unit, EDP aims to strengthen the integration of green hydrogen into its portfolio and promote investment in renewables. The priority markets will be the United States and Europe.
Faurecia and Groupe Renault have joined hands to collaborate on hydrogen storage systems for light commercial vehicles. Starting at the end of 2021, Faurecia will supply hydrogen storage systems for the first fleet of Renault’s light commercial vehicles. These systems will be developed and produced at Faurecia’s facility in Bavans, France. As volumes, increase production will be extended to a new manufacturing facility dedicated to hydrogen storage systems that Faurecia is constructing in Aleenjoie, France.
B&S Power Holding, a Singapore-based renewable energy company, and SunnyFred Global have unveiled plans to design, develop, finance, and construct the 200 MW Ashama Solar project in Nigeria. The partners will develop the project, located on about 304 Hectares of land in Ashama village, Aniocha South of Delta State in Nigeria, in collaboration with their other stakeholders and technical partners.
Here is our previous daily news wrap-up.
Harsh is a staff reporter at Mercom India. Previously with Indian Express, he has covered general interest stories. He holds a Masters Degree in Journalism from Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune.