Tax and Duty Relief Top of the Budget 2022 Wishlist of Energy Storage Companies

Tax and Duty Relief Top of the Budget 2022 Wishlist of Energy Storage Companies

The Indian energy storage market did not gain much ground in 2021. However, energy storage developers believe 2022 will witness higher capacity additions. According to Mercom India Research, India has only 20 MW ...
NTPC Invites Bids for 3,000 MWh of Energy Storage Systems

NTPC Invites Bids for 3,000 MWh of Energy Storage Systems

NTPC Renewable Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited, has invited bids from developers to set up interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected energy storage systems of 3,000 MWh capacity with 500 ...
Industry Expects Energy Storage to Gain More Ground in 2022

Industry Expects Energy Storage to Gain More Ground in 2022

India's renewable energy capacity is growing exponentially, driven by the ambitious target of achieving 500 GW of non-fossil energy capacity by 2030. Energy storage is expected to play a critical ...
Top Developments in the Indian Energy Storage Sector in 2021

Top Developments in the Indian Energy Storage Sector in 2021

India aims to have 500 GW of non-fossil fuel capacity by 2030. While renewable energy installations are steadily increasing, the country lacks adequate energy storage solutions to support the integration ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Why India Needs More Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

Why India Needs More Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The intermittent nature of standalone wind and solar power sources has made it important for policymakers to promote wind-solar hybrid projects that provide a longer-duration power supply and maximize resources ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Share of Battery in Energy Storage Sector in MENA to Jump to 45% from the Current 7%

Round-The-Clock Renewable Energy Projects with Battery Storage are the Future

Renewable energy supply round-the-clock (RTC) with the help of battery storage overcomes the intermittency associated with solar and wind, which generate energy only when there is enough sunshine and wind ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
ISTS Charges to be Levied in Phases on Solar, Wind, Pumped Hydro & Battery Storage Projects

ISTS Charges to be Levied in Phases on Solar, Wind, Pumped Hydro & Battery Storage Projects

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has announced that inter-state transmission system (ISTS) charges will be levied on renewable energy projects, including solar, wind, pumped hydro storage, and  projects with battery ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Seeks ₹4 billion Term Loan to Finance its Floating Solar and Energy Storage Projects

SECI Seeks ₹4 Billion Term Loan to Finance its Floating Solar and Energy Storage Projects

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited Expressions of Interest from banks to extend a term loan of ₹4 billion (~$53.37 million) with a tenor of 15 years to ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up: Sembcorp and Adani Receive Letter of Award for Wind Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: Sembcorp and Adani Receive Letter of Award for Wind Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Sembcorp Industries' renewables subsidiary Green Infra Wind Energy received the letter of award for the project from ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Sterlite Power to Build Northeastern Transmission Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Sterlite Power to Build Northeastern Transmission Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Power transmission infrastructure developer Sterlite Power was awarded the Nangalbibra─ Bongaigaon inter-state power transmission project. Sterlite was ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI to Invite Bids for 1 GWh Standalone Battery Energy Storage System Pilot Project

SECI to Invite Bids for 1 GWh Standalone Battery Energy Storage System Pilot Project

The Government of India has given the go-ahead for inviting an expression of interest (EoI) to install a 1 GWh battery energy storage system (BESS) as a pilot project. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
BHEL Invites EoI from Partners to Set Up Battery Storage Gigafactory Under PLI Program

BHEL Invites EoI from Partners to Set Up Battery Storage Gigafactory Under PLI Program

Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has invited bids to select partners to set up a gigawatt-scale advanced chemistry cell battery storage facility through a special purpose vehicle (SPV) under the Government ...
AEP Energy Issues Tender to Buy Power from Solar, Wind, Storage Projects in the PJM Market

AEP Energy Issues Tender to Buy Power from Solar, Wind, Storage Projects in the PJM Market

AEP Energy Partners (AEPEP), a subsidiary of American Electric Power, has issued a request for proposal (RfP) to procure power from new or repowered wind and solar plants and battery ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up: Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs Launch Climate Innovation Fund

Daily News Wrap-Up: Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs Launch Climate Innovation Fund

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Bloomberg Philanthropies and Goldman Sachs launched the Climate Innovation Fund to support sustainable low-carbon economic development in ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: APICORP Releases ESG Framework, to Invest $1 Billion in Green Energy

Daily News Wrap-Up: APICORP Releases ESG Framework, to Invest $1 Billion in Green Energy

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) unveiled its new environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policy framework to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: TotalEnergies to Build Solar Projects in Iraq

Daily News Wrap-Up: TotalEnergies to Build Solar Projects in Iraq

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: TotalEnergies, the Iraqi Ministries for oil and electricity, and the National Investment Commission have signed agreements covering ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
EPC Tender Floated for a 35 MW Solar Project with 57 MWh of Battery Energy Storage

EPC Tender Floated for a 35 MW Solar Project With 57 MWh of Battery Energy Storage

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for the design, engineering, erection, construction, installation, and commissioning of 35 MW of grid-connected solar project with 57 MWh of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up Ministry of Power Sets Up Office to Monitor Regulatory Compliance

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ministry of Power Sets Up Office to Monitor Regulatory Compliance

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of Power (MoP), Government of India, has set up a regulatory compliance monitoring division to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Kerala to Make it Easier for Consumers to Setup Rooftop Solar

Daily News Wrap-Up: Kerala to Make it Easier for Consumers to Setup Rooftop Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has decided to set up a single point of contact at ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
India’s Energy Storage Capacity Could Reach 800 GW by 2050 NREL

India’s Energy Storage Capacity Could Reach 800 GW by 2050: NREL

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has published a report, “Energy Storage in South Asia: Understanding the Role of Grid-Connected Energy Storage in South Asia’s Power Sector Transformation.” The report ...
Tata Power Solar Wins SECI’s 20 MW Solar with 50 MWh of Battery Energy Storage Auction

Tata Power Solar Wins SECI’s 20 MW Solar with 50 MWh of Battery Energy Storage Auction

Tata Power Solar Systems has won Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) auction for a 20 MW solar power project with a 50 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS). The project ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Molten Sodium Batteries Improve Grid-Scale Energy Storage

Molten Sodium Batteries Improve Grid-Scale Energy Storage

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have designed a new class of molten sodium batteries for grid-scale energy storage. The development of the new sodium battery was supported by the Department ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Battery-Operated Vehicles Exempted from Paying Registration Fees

Daily News Wrap-Up: Battery-Operated Vehicles Exempted from Paying Registration Fees

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification to exempt battery-operated vehicles from paying ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tender Announced for a 390 MW Solar Project with 200 MWh Battery Storage in Togo

Tender Announced for a 390 MW Solar Project with 200 MWh Battery Storage in Togo

ARISE Integrated Industrial Platform (ARISE IIP), a pan-African developer and operator of industrial parks, has invited bids from developers for a large-scale solar project of 390 MWDC  capacity with a ...
NTPC Floats Tender for 1,000 MWh of Battery Energy Storage Systems

NTPC Floats Tender for 1,000 MWh of Battery Energy Storage Systems

NTPC Limited has invited expression of interest (EoI) from Indian and global companies to set up 1,000 MWh of grid-connected battery energy storage systems (BESS) on the premises of its ...