Rajesh Exports Signs Agreement for 5 GWh Lithium-Ion Cell Factory in Karnataka

Rajesh Exports Signs Agreement for 5 GWh Lithium-Ion Cell Factory in Karnataka

Bengaluru-headquartered Rajesh Exports, through its subsidiary ACC Energy Storage, has signed an agreement with the Union Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI) and the Karnataka government’s Department of Industries and Commerce ...
Emirates Utility Company Issues Tender for 1.5 GW Solar Project

Emirates Utility Company Issues Tender for 1.5 GW Solar Project

The Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) to develop a 1.5 GW solar photovoltaic (PV) power project in the Ajban area of the ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: RBI to Auction Green Bonds on January 25

Daily News Wrap-Up: RBI to Auction Green Bonds on January 25

The government announced the sale of sovereign green bonds (SGB) worth ₹80 billion (~$986 million) through an auction by the Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai, on January 25. The auction ...
/ / Daily Wrap-up, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up: JSW Receives LoA for 500 MW Battery Storage Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: JSW Receives LoA for 500 MW Battery Storage Project

Here are some noteworthy developments from around the world JSW Renew Energy Five, a special-purpose vehicle of JSW Energy, received a letter of award for a 500 MW standalone battery ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Maharashtra Signs $2.5 Billion Pact for Battery Swapping Solutions

Daily News Wrap-Up: Maharashtra Signs $2.5 Billion Pact for Battery Swapping Solutions

Here are some noteworthy cleantech developments from around the world The Maharashtra government has announced a strategic energy partnership with Gogoro Inc. and Belrise Industries to establish a $2.5 billion ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Reliance to Buy Module Production Line from China’s SC Solar

Daily News Wrap-Up: Reliance to Buy Module Production Line from China’s SC Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech developments from around the world Reliance India has signed a contract with China-based SC Solar to purchase solar module automation production line equipment with an ...
Researchers Cut Cell Size to Bring Down Cost of Flow Batteries

Researchers Cut Cell Size to Bring Down Cost of Flow Batteries

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the U.S. have developed a compact flow battery cell configuration that reduces the size of the cell by 75% and correspondingly reduces ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Amp Energy Signs PPA for 200 MW Hybrid Project with SECI

Daily News Wrap-Up: Amp Energy Signs PPA for 200 MW Hybrid Project with SECI

Here are some noteworthy cleantech developments from around the world Amp Energy India has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 200 MW wind-solar hybrid project with Solar Energy ...
Energy Saving Certificates Trading to Resume After 11 Months (1)

Energy Saving Certificates Trading to Resume After 11 Months

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has announced that it will resume the trading of Energy Saving Certificates (ESCerts) from January 17. It was suspended in February last year due ...
Sweden Finds Large Rare Earth Metals Deposits Used in EVs and Wind Turbines

Sweden Finds Large Rare Earth Metals Deposits Used in EVs and Wind Turbines

Significant deposits of rare earth elements which are essential for the manufacture of electric vehicles (EVs) and wind turbines are located in the Kiruna area, a Swedish government-owned mining company ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: L&T Partners With H2Carrier for Green Hydrogen Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: L&T Partners with H2Carrier for Green Hydrogen Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech developments from around the world Mumbai-based hi-tech engineering company Larsen & Toubro (L&T) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Norway-based ...
America’s IRA Rankles Europe but a Full-scale Green Trade War Unlikely

America’s IRA Rankles Europe but a Full-scale Green Trade War Unlikely

The game-changing Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), with a whopping $369 billion in funding for clean energy provisions signed by U.S. President Joe Biden last August, continues to rankle Europe and ...
Solar-Powered Reactor Recycles Plastic and Gases into Sustainable Fuels

Solar-Powered Reactor Recycles Plastic and Gases into Sustainable Fuels

Scientists at the University of Cambridge said they have developed a novel solar-powered reactor, which can convert plastics into commodity chemicals and greenhouse gases into sustainable fuels. The research was ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Renewable Energy Firm Silicon Ranch Raises $600 Million in Equity capital

Renewable Energy Firm Silicon Ranch Raises $600 Million in Equity Capital

Nashville-based Silicon Ranch, a renewable energy developer, and battery storage solutions provider has conducted a $600 million equity raise to help accelerate its growth strategy for new projects and expand ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Data-based Decision-making Vital for Africa’s Renewable Energy Planning

Data-based Decision-making Vital for Africa’s Renewable Energy Planning

The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) has curated a spatially explicit database for existing and proposed renewable power projects in Africa to enable data-based decision-making for the optimization of renewable ...
Low Cost of Green Hydrogen Depends on Right Project Finance Program

Low Cost of Green Hydrogen Depends on Right Project Finance Program

Development of the green hydrogen industry will require substantial capital and the financing for such projects will have to borrow more from the precedents of offshore wind and LNG undertakings, ...
RBI to Issue ₹160 Billion Sovereign Green Bonds in Two Tranches

RBI to Issue ₹160 Billion Sovereign Green Bonds in Two Tranches

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in consultation with the government, has said it will issue the Sovereign Green Bonds (SGB) worth ₹160 billion (~$1.9 billion) in two tranches on ...
Renewable Energy Can Boost Bottom Lines of Small Businesses

Renewable Energy Can Boost Bottom Lines of Small Businesses

Businesses in the commercial and industrial (C&I) segment often pay a heavy price by delaying the adoption of renewable energy as an alternative energy source. Although the economics of installing ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN to Build 382 MW Hydropower Project in Himachal Pradesh

Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN to Build 382 MW Hydropower Project in Himachal Pradesh

Here are some noteworthy cleantech updates from across the world: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the 382 MW Sunni Dam hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh by SJVN. The ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Cabinet Approves ₹197 Billion National Green Hydrogen Mission

Cabinet Approves ₹197 Billion National Green Hydrogen Mission

The Union Cabinet has approved the National Green Hydrogen Mission to facilitate demand creation, production, utilization, and export of green hydrogen with an initial outlay of ₹197.44 billion (~$2.3 billion) ...
Researchers Find a Way to Commercialize Next-Generation Lithium Batteries

Researchers Find a Way to Commercialize Next-Generation Lithium Batteries

Researchers at the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST) said they have developed a new electrolyte technology through magnetic nanoparticles that can improve both the stability and lifespan ...
Regulator Approves Solar Developer’s Plea to Amend Effective PPA Date

Regulator Approves Solar Developer’s Plea to Amend Effective PPA Date

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the change in the effective power purchase agreement (PPA) date between ACME Sikar Solar (ASSPL) and the power procurer Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Pakistan to Solarize All Government Buildings by April 2023

Daily News Wrap-Up: Pakistan to Solarize All Government Buildings by April 2023

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from the world: The Pakistan government, as the first step of its solarisation project, has decided to solarise all public buildings ...
Boralex Acquires 50% Stake in Five Wind Farms with 894 MW Capacity

Boralex Acquires 50% Stake in Five Wind Farms with 894 MW Capacity

Renewable energy company Boralex has completed the acquisition of EDF Renewables’ interest in five operating wind farms located in Texas and New Mexico, amounting to 894 MW. EDF Renewables’ interest ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Wind
Mercom India’s Most Read News Stories from 2022

Mercom India’s Most Read News Stories from 2022

Here is a collection of the most-read news stories and in-depth articles of 2022. Most of the top stories this year were from the rooftop solar segment. Other popular themes among ...