Daily News Wrap-Up: JSW Neo Energy Receives LoA for 300 MW Wind Project from SECI

Daily News Wrap-Up: JSW Neo Energy Receives LoA for 300 MW Wind Project from SECI

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: JSW Neo Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JSW Energy received a letter of award from Solar Energy Corporation ...
Oil Companies To Sell Petrol With 20% Ethanol From April 2023 Petroleum Ministry

Oil Companies to Sell Petrol With 20% Ethanol From April 2023: Petroleum Ministry

The Ministry Of Petroleum And Natural Gas (MoP&NG) has notified that oil companies will sell ethanol-blended petrol (EBP) with a percentage of ethanol up to 20% from April 1, 2023 ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Suzuki Starts Procuring Power From ReNew’s 17.6 MW Hybrid Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Suzuki Starts Procuring Power from ReNew’s 17.6 MW Hybrid Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Suzuki Motor Gujarat (SMG), a subsidiary of automaker Suzuki, began procuring power from a 17.6 MW hybrid ...
IREDA Launches New Program to Promote Green Mobility

IREDA Launches New Program to Promote Green Mobility

The Indian Renewable Development Agency (IREDA), under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, has launched a program to promote the manufacture and deployment of infrastructure for emerging technologies, green ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Biofuel Trading Platform Buyofuel Raises ₹16 Million in a Seed Funding Round

Biofuel Trading Platform Buyofuel Raises ₹16 Million in a Seed Funding Round

Buyofuel, an Indian online marketplace for biofuel and wastes, raised over ₹16 million (~$214,887) in a seed funding round led by Inflection Point Ventures (IPV). The funding will be utilized ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Government Approves Use of Ethanol-Gasoline Blend as Automotive Fuel

Government Approves Use of Ethanol-Gasoline Blend as Automotive Fuel

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has greenlighted the use of E20 - a blend of 20% ethanol and 80% gasoline - as an automotive fuel. Mass emission standards ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Government Announces Financial Sops to Boost Ethanol Production

Government Announces Financial Sops to Boost Ethanol Production

The Department of Food & Public Distribution (DoFPD) has announced that it would extend financial assistance to project proponents to enhance their ethanol distillation capacity. The move is in line ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Sustainable Biofuel Supply Chain Can Help Tackle Delhi's Smog Menace_ Interview

Sustainable Biofuel Supply Chain Can Help Tackle Delhi’s Smog Menace: Interview

The national capital region is struggling to catch a breath. Sadly, this isn't an isolated incident but an annually recurring phenomenon in Delhi. The air quality, which had improved tremendously ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
NTPC Seeks Suppliers of Biomass Pellets for Co-Firing at its Thermal Power Stations

NTPC Seeks Suppliers of Biomass Pellets for Co-Firing at its Thermal Power Stations

NTPC Limited has invited bids for biomass pellets to use as fuel alongside coal at its thermal power stations. This would help mitigate the air pollution caused by farmers burning ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Gas Authority of India Has Several Renewable Projects in the Offing

Gas Authority of India Has Several Renewable Projects in the Offing

Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) submitted its Annual Report for 2019-20 that sheds light on GAIL's ambitions and accomplishments in the renewable energy sector. According to GAIL, its total ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Indian Navy Pledges 1.5% of its Works Budget Towards Renewable Energy Generation

Indian Navy Pledges 1.5% of its Works Budget Towards Renewable Energy Generation

After the Indian Armed Forces, the Indian Navy has also joined in the country’s efforts to go green. To this end, the Indian Navy has pledged 1.5% of its entire ...
India Imposes Restrictions on Export and Import of Biofuels

India Joins the Club for Collaboration on New and Alternate Fuels

The Indian government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ratified the membership  of Advanced Motor Fuels Technology Collaboration Programme (AMF TCP) under the International Energy Agency (IEA) on May ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Haryana Reduces Electricity Tariff to Counter Power Loss

Haryana Reduces Electricity Tariff to Counter Power Loss

Bringing some respite to the power consumers in Haryana, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced a reduction in electricity tariffs in the state. Per Press Trust of India (PTI), ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
India Successfully Tests its First Biofuel-Based Flight from Dehradun to Delhi

India Successfully Tests its First Biofuel-Based Flight from Dehradun to Delhi

The first biofuel-based flight in India successfully completed its journey from Dehradun to Delhi. India-based flight operator SpiceJet operated the test flight powered by biojet fuel, marking a new chapter ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
GST on Li-Ion Batteries Reduced from 28 to 18 Percent

GST on Li-Ion Batteries Reduced from 28 to 18 Percent

In a bid to propel the growth of electric vehicles (EV) in the country, the government has announced a slash in the applicable rate of the Goods and Services Tax ...
MNRE Invites Expression of Interest to Study the Biomass Potential in India

Interview: If Implemented Properly, Biofuels Policy Can be a Game-Changer for India

Recently, central government’s cabinet, headed by prime minister Narendra Modi, approved the National Policy on Biofuels – 2018. Biofuels in India are of strategic importance as they integrate well with ...
/ / Biofuel, Other