SECI Announces 100 MW Solar Tender with Battery Energy Storage in Chhattisgarh

SECI Announces 100 MW Solar Tender with Battery Energy Storage in Chhattisgarh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids for a 100 MW (AC) solar power project along with a 50 MW/150 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS). The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
DC-DC Bidirectional Converters Offer an Innovative Energy Storage Option for Solar (1)

DC-DC Bidirectional Converters Offer an Innovative Energy Storage Option for Solar

The intermittent nature of renewable energy makes it imperative to store energy to maintain an uninterrupted supply of power. KEHUA, one of the leading energy solutions providers, has come up ...
MNRE Seeks Stakeholder Comments on Revised Standards for Solar Modules and Inverters

MNRE Seeks Stakeholder Comments on Revised Standards for Solar Modules and Inverters

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification detailing the recommendations of the expert committee on implementing the quality control order titled ‘Solar Photovoltaics (PV) Systems, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NLC India Commissions 20 MW Solar Project with Battery Energy Storage in Andaman

NLC India Commissions 20 MW Solar Project with Battery Energy Storage in Andaman

The Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India Limited has announced that the electricity department of Andaman and Nicobar administration has confirmed the commissioning of a 20 MW solar power project integrated ...
Three SECI Solar Tenders Get Yet Another Bidding Extension

Three SECI Solar Tenders Get Yet Another Bidding Extension

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for three of its recent solar tenders that have already seen several extensions. The deadlines have been ...
SECI Calls Stakeholder Meeting to Discuss the Structure of Future Renewable Energy Bids

SECI Calls Stakeholder Meeting to Discuss the Structure of Future Renewable Energy Bids

The Solar energy Corporation of India (SECI) is organizing a stakeholder meeting to discuss the need to generate flexible and firm renewable energy with high plant load factor (PLF). The ...
_Odisha's Konark Sun Temple to Soon Be Solar-Powered

Odisha’s Konark Sun Temple to Soon Be Solar-Powered

The central government has launched a program for the solarization of Odisha's Konark Sun Temple and the surrounding Konark town. According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), ...
Deadline Extended for SECI’s Tender for 14 MW of Solar with 42 MWh Battery Energy Storage

Deadline Extended for SECI’s Tender for 14 MW of Solar with 42 MWh Battery Energy Storage

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has once again extended the bid submission deadline for a tender that includes 14 MW of solar power projects with 42 MWh battery ...
Energy Storage in Emerging Markets to Increase by Over 40% Every Year Until 2025_ IRENA

Energy Storage in Emerging Markets to Increase by Over 40% Every Year Until 2025: IRENA

Battery storage systems are emerging as a potential solution for integrating solar and wind renewables in power systems across the globe. The systems have the unique capability to absorb quickly, ...
Researchers Develop a New Class of Materials that Can Store Energy Quickly

Researchers Develop a New Class of Materials that Can Store Energy Quickly

Researchers at Drexel University have come up with a new class of materials that can store electrical energy very quickly called MXene, which is two-dimensional titanium carbide. It works like ...
SECI Issues Tender for 14 MW of Solar with 42 MWh Battery Storage in Leh and Kargil

SECI Issues Tender for 14 MW of Solar with 42 MWh Battery Storage in Leh and Kargil

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for setting up 14 MW of solar power projects with 42 MWh battery storage system (7MW/21 MWh each) at ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Venture Capital Funding for Battery Energy Storage Companies Rises by 103% in 2019

Venture Capital Funding for Battery Energy Storage Companies Rises by 103% in 2019

In 2019, global VC funding (venture capital, private equity, and corporate venture capital) for battery storage, smart grid, and efficiency companies totaled $2.3 billion compared to $2.8 billion raised in ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
SECI Invites EoI to Purchase Power for Blending with Renewable Sources

SECI Invites EoI to Purchase Power for Blending with Renewable Sources

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited an expression of interest (EoI) from power generators involved in hydro, pumped storage, gas, battery storage, and thermal generating stations to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
VC Funding for Battery Storage Rises by 104% in the First Nine Months of 2019

VC Funding for Battery Storage Rises by 104% in the First Nine Months of 2019

Global VC funding (venture capital, private equity, and corporate venture capital) for battery storage, smart grid, and efficiency companies in the first nine months (9M) of 2019 was 54% higher ...
Sri Lanka Invites Bids for 10 MW of Solar Projects with Energy Storage

Sri Lanka Invites Bids for 10 MW of Solar Projects with Energy Storage

Sri Lanka’s Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA), part of the country’s Ministry of Power, Energy and Business Development, has floated two expressions of interests (EoIs) for domestic and foreign companies to ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CEL to Empanel EPC Contractors for Installing Battery Energy Storage Systems

CEL to Empanel EPC Contractors for Installing Battery Energy Storage Systems

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public-sector enterprise of the government of India (GoI), has floated an expression of interest (EoI) inviting engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) contractors to empanel for ...
Asian Development Bank to Provide $18.7 Million for 15 MW of Solar Projects in Mongolia

Asian Development Bank to Provide $18.7 Million for 15 MW of Solar Projects in Mongolia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)) and Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) have signed an agreement to provide an $18.7 million loan to develop 15 MW of solar power project in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
IIT Roorkee and ABB Collaborate for Smart Campus Development

IIT Roorkee and ABB Collaborate for Smart Campus Development

The Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IITR) is set to become a smart campus after the deployment of ABB microgrid with battery energy storage gets completed in 2022. Currently, solar ...
/ / Grid, Smart Buildings
New Guidelines for Distributed Solar Projects in Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep

New Guidelines for Distributed Solar Projects in Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the implementation timeline of distributed grid-connected solar power projects in Andaman & Nicobar, and Lakshadweep islands. In order to allow ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Suzlon Generates Revenues of ₹82.92 Billion, Net Loss of ₹3.84 Billion During FY 2018

MNRE Announces New Policy for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the new wind solar hybrid policy which aims at providing a framework for the expansion of grid-connected wind-solar photovoltaics (PV) ...
Greenko Raises $495 Million to Invest in 2.4 GW of Energy Storage Projects

Funding in Global Battery Storage Sector Surges to $299 Million in Q1 of 2018

The fledgling energy storage industry is rapidly gaining momentum in the domestic as well as the international markets. Realizing the importance of energy storage, an increasing number of players are ...
NLC India Tenders 20 MW of Solar with Energy Storage in Andaman & Nicobar

NLC India Tenders 20 MW of Solar with Energy Storage in Andaman & Nicobar

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India has tendered 20 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project with Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to be developed on the island of Andaman & ...
CEA_ Stand-By Generation and Batteries Needed to Ensure Grid Stability

CEA: Stand-By Generation and Battery Storage Needed to Ensure Grid Stability

To ensure grid stability in the face of massive increases in intermittent renewable generation, India needs to produce flexible, stand-by generation and battery storage capacity, according to a new report ...
/ / Grid, Smart Grid
Electric Vehicles – The Next Big Cleantech Opportunity in India

Electric Vehicles – The Next Big Cleantech Opportunity in India

The electric vehicle (EV) market in India is slowly beginning to gain momentum after three years of relative inaction. However, India still lags far behind other nations when it comes ...