Clean Energy Platform WattBuy Secures Additional $10 Million in Series A Funding

Clean Energy Platform WattBuy Secures Additional $10 Million in Series A Funding

Clean energy platform WattBuy has announced a $10 million expansion of their Series A raise, led by SE Ventures, a venture capital fund backed by Schneider Electric, along with My ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: ENGIE Commissions a 200 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Daily News Wrap-Up: ENGIE Commissions a 200 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Global energy player ENGIE has commissioned a 200 MWac solar project at Raghanesda Solar Park, Gujarat. The ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Reforms Imperative to Address DISCOM Woes NITI Aayog, RMI Report

Reforms Imperative to Address DISCOM Woes: NITI Aayog, RMI Report

DISCOM privatization is seen as a crucial way out of their financial mess. NITI Aayog, in collaboration with Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), has released a report reviewing the reform efforts ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
TPG Raises $5.4 Billion for Climate-Focused Inaugural Fund

TPG Raises $5.4 Billion for Climate-Focused Inaugural Fund

TPG Rise Climate, the climate investing strategy of TPG's (formerly Texas Pacific Group) global impact investing platform TPG Rise, has raised $5.4 billion from over 20 companies and global institutional ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN to Vigorously Pursue Solar Power

Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN to Vigorously Pursue Solar Power

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: After declaring its financial results for the financial year (FY) 2020-2021, SJVN Limited, in a conference call ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: $30 Million Announced in Federal Funding for Clean Energy Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: $30 Million Announced in Federal Funding for Clean Energy Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced over $30 million in federal funding, matched by over ...
Goa Launches Solar-Based Remote Village Electrification Program (1)

Goa Launches Solar-Based Remote Village Electrification Program

In a green push, the Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant, has inaugurated a solar photovoltaic (PV)-based electrification program focusing on delivering clean, affordable, and reliable energy to those residing ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
IFC to Invest $15 Million in a Fund For Clean Energy Projects in India and Bangladesh

IFC to Invest $15 Million in a Fund For Clean Energy Projects in India and Bangladesh

International Finance Corporation (IFC) – the financial arm of the World Bank – has proposed an equity investment of up to $15 million in South Asia Growth Fund II (SAGF II), ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Micro-Crack Problems in Solar Modules and Methods to Identify Them

Upgrade a Grid-Tied Solar PV System to an Energy Storage System

In recent years, residential energy storage systems have become increasingly popular, especially in the United States, South Africa, Australia, and across Europe. The primary reasons for this trend include: Extreme ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_ EBRD and Green Climate Fund Provide Green Financing to Armenia

Daily News Wrap-Up: EBRD and Green Climate Fund Provide Green Financing to Armenia

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: European Bank for Reconstruction (EBRD) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will support Armenia's transition to a low-carbon economy ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Switch Mobility, Siemens Sign MoU to Push E-Mobility in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: Switch Mobility, Siemens Sign MoU to Push E-Mobility in India

Auto manufacturer Ashok Leyland's U.K. arm Switch Mobility has partnered with Siemens Limited to promote electric mobility in the Indian commercial vehicle market. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Oberoi Group inks MoU with EESL to cut Carbon Footprint

Daily News Wrap-Up: Oberoi Group inks MoU with EESL to cut Carbon Footprint

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Oberoi Group signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) to further ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
L&T Construction Bags EPC Order to Set Up 1.5 GW Solar PV Project in Saudi Arabia

L&T Construction Bags EPC Order to Set Up 1.5 GW Solar PV Project in Saudi Arabia

The renewables arm of Larsen & Toubro’s Power Transmission & Distribution Business has secured a turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract from the consortium of ACWA Power and the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Researchers Develop Efficient and Non-Toxic Tin Monosulfide Solar Cell

Researchers Develop Efficient and Non-Toxic Tin Monosulfide Solar Cell

A team of researchers at the Tohoku University, Japan, have claimed that they have created an efficient tin monosulfide (SnS) solar cell that can help promote affordable and clean energy ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Asia-Pacific Markets Are Most Challenging for Corporates to Shift to 100% Clean Energy

Asia-Pacific Markets are Most Challenging for Corporates to Shift to 100% Clean Energy

Asia-Pacific markets are among the most challenging in the world for global companies to switch to 100% renewable energy, RE100 said in a new report. RE100 is an initiative led ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
US to Provide $100 Million for Projects Advancing Clean Energy Technology

US to Provide $100 Million for Projects Advancing Clean Energy Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has pledged up to $100 million in financing for research and development of transformative clean energy technology to support the Biden Administration's climate innovative ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-up_ Adani Green Commissions 100 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Commissions 100 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Solar Energy Four, a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy, has commissioned 100 MW of solar projects ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Adani Green Commissions a 25 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Commissions a 25 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Solar Energy Chitrakoot One, a step-down subsidiary of Adani Green Energy, has commissioned a 25 MW ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Where Does India’s Rooftop Solar Market Stand Since COVID-19 Lockdown_

Where Does India’s Rooftop Solar Market Stand Since COVID-19 Lockdown?

India's rooftop solar industry has started recovering steadily from the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the country returning to normalcy following the easing of lockdown restrictions in phases ...
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Infosys Announces Carbon Neutrality

Infosys Announces Carbon Neutrality

Infosys, a leading Indian information technology company, announced that it has become carbon neutral 30 years ahead of the Paris Agreement's target year of 2050. In June 2020, Infosys signed ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
GE to Help a 485 MW Ohio Power Facility to Operate on 100% Green Hydrogen

GE to Help a 485 MW Ohio Power Facility to Operate on 100% Green Hydrogen

Long Ridge Energy Terminal has joined hands with New Fortress Energy (NFE) and General Electric (GE) to transition its 485 MW combined-cycle power project to operate on carbon-free hydrogen. The ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ RenewSys India Ramps Up Production of Solar Module Components

Daily News Wrap-Up: RenewSys India Ramps Up Production of Solar Module Components

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: RenewSys India Private Limited announced that it had increased its manufacturing capacity of encapsulant (EVA& POE) lines ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Dollar Industries Commissions a 4 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Daily News Wrap-Up: Dollar Industries Commissions a 4 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Dollar Industries Limited has commissioned a 4 MW solar project at its manufacturing facility in Tirupur, Tamil ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Allied Irish Bank Launches Green Bonds Worth €1 Billion

Allied Irish Bank Launches Green Bonds Worth €1 Billion

The Allied Irish Bank (AIB) announced that it has issued green bonds worth €1 billion (~$ 1.16 billion) to finance projects with climate change benefits. Green bonds are financial instruments ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
EIB to Provide $3.55 Billion for Renewable Expansion in Europe and Beyond

EIB to Provide $3.55 Billion for Renewable Expansion in Europe and Beyond

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced that it would provide €3 billion (~$3.55 billion) for renewable energy projects across Europe and around the globe. This would be a part of ...
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