This Wireless Power Technology Could Change New Zealand’s Transmission System

This Wireless Power Technology Could Change New Zealand’s Transmission System

EMROD, a New Zealand-based technology startup, announced that it had developed new long-range, high-powered wireless power transmission technology that could substitute existing copper lines. The company explained that the technology ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Suntech’s 1 GW Integrated Solar Cell and Module Facility Opens

Daily News Wrap-Up: Suntech’s 1 GW Integrated Solar Cell and Module Facility Opens

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Suntech, a global solar panel producer, has begun the operation of a 1 GW integrated photovoltaic cell ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Microsoft Partners with bp, Total to Install Rooftop Solar in Singapore

Daily News Wrap-Up: Microsoft Partners with bp, Total to Install Rooftop Solar in Singapore

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: United-Kingdom based oil giant bp and Microsoft have agreed to collaborate to develop new technology innovations and ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Boeing Turns to Solar; Jinko, Risen, ZNShine Announce Supply Orders

Daily News Wrap-Up: Boeing Turns to Solar; Jinko, Risen, ZNShine Announce Supply Orders

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: JinkoSolar said that it had supplied the Trung Nam Group with 611 MW of Tiger bifacial transparent ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
ADB to Provide ₹4.66 Billion Loan to ENGIE for a 200 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

ADB to Provide ₹4.66 Billion Loan to ENGIE for a 200 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and  ENGIE have signed a long-term loan agreement worth ₹4.66 billion (~ $65.6 million) to develop and operate a 200 MW (AC) solar project in ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Fourth Partner to Supply 4.8 MW of Solar Power to Titagarh Wagons

Daily News Wrap-Up: Fourth Partner to Supply 4.8 MW of Solar Power to Titagarh Wagons

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: 8minute Solar Energy has executed a 15-year power purchase agreement with Clean Power Alliance for a 300 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Hydrogen Harnessed from Ocean Water Can Solve India’s Energy Storage Challenges_ Report

Hydrogen Harnessed from Ocean Water Can Solve India’s Energy Storage Challenges: Report

The United Kingdom would need 75,000 MW of offshore wind energy to achieve net-zero emission by 2050. Such a sizeable intermittent power generation capacity could be stabilized with hydrogen generated ...
Buyers Lap Up Solar and Green Power from Indian Energy Exchange’s New Trading Platform

Buyers Lap Up Solar and Green Power from Indian Energy Exchange’s New Trading Platform

Solar power is trading at premiums ranging between ₹0.40 (~$ 0.0054)/kWh and ₹0.60 (~$0.0082)/kWh on the Indian Energy Exchange’s (IEX) recently launched renewable energy platform, an executive told Mercom. “IEX ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Petronas' Indian Arm Acquires 100 MW of Solar Assets from ACME at ₹8 Billion

Petronas’ Indian Arm Acquires 100 MW of Solar Assets from ACME at ₹8 Billion

Amplus, the Indian arm of Petronas (Petroliam Nasional Bhd), a Malaysian government-owned oil and gas company, has acquired 100 MW of solar assets from ACME Solar. The deal was valued ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Adani’s 1.5 GW Rajasthan Solar Park Project Hits Land Hurdle

Adani’s 1.5 GW Rajasthan Solar Park Project Hits Land Hurdle

Adani Group’s initiative to expand its solar power generation portfolio has hit a temporary roadblock. A report by PTI said that the Rajasthan High Court has temporarily stayed its 1,500 ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Shutting Down Old & Under-Construction Coal Projects Could Save ₹1.1 Trillion: Report

Shutting Down Old & Under-Construction Coal Projects Could Save ₹1.1 Trillion: Report

In India, shutting down 20-year or older coal-fired power projects and scrapping under-construction thermal power projects could save the government, power distribution utilities, and consumers almost ₹1.1 trillion (~$15 billion), ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Thermal Units May Recover Pollution Control Retrofit Costs Over 25 Years, Suggests CERC

Thermal Units May Recover Pollution Control Retrofit Costs Over 25 Years, Suggests CERC

Thermal power projects retrofitting pollution control systems on commissioned units will be allowed to recover their costs in parts from buyers during the tenure of power purchase agreements, Central Electricity ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
US-Based Solar Workgroup Offers Renewable Jobs to Coal Workers

US-Based Solar Workgroup Offers Renewable Jobs to Coal Workers

U.S.-based of The Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia has launched a new initiative to set up commercial-scale solar installations in the coalfield region of Southwest Virginia and offer renewable energy ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
First Solar Offers First-of-its-kind Grid Balancing Services With a 141 MW Solar Project

First Solar Offers First-of-its-kind Grid Balancing Services With a 141 MW Solar Project

First Solar, a U.S.-based solar panel manufacturer, announced that its 141 MW Luz del Norte solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Chile secured a license to supply ancillary grid services on ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Patna Sets Up Solar-Powered COVID-Care Facility

Patna Sets Up Solar-Powered COVID-Care Facility

Doctors For You (DFY), in collaboration with SELCO Foundation and Vistex Hospital, has set up a 50-bed solar-powered COVID-care hospital with support from the Government of Bihar at Masarhi in ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
DBS Bank Loans $29 Million To Sembcorp for a 60 MW Floating Solar Project

DBS Bank Loans $29 Million to Sembcorp for a 60 MW Floating Solar Project

Singapore-based DBS Bank announced that it had provided a 40 million Singapore Dollar (~$29.29 million) loan to Sembcorp Industries to build one of the world’s largest floating solar photovoltaic (PV) ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Visa Announces Launch of Green Bonds Worth $500 Million

Visa Announces Launch of Green Bonds Worth $500 Million

Visa, a U.S.-based multinational digital financial service provider, announced that it has issued its inaugural green bond offering, totaling $500 million (~₹37.38 billion). A green bond is a fixed-income instrument designed to ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Tata Power to Help Premier Mumbai Hotels Run on Renewable Energy

Tata Power to Help Premier Mumbai Hotels Run on Renewable Energy

Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) announced that it signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with TP Kirnali Solar Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power Company Limited. Under the agreement, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Masdar to Acquire 50% Stake in EDF’s 1.6 GW of Renewable Projects

Masdar to Acquire 50% Stake in EDF’s 1.6 GW of Renewable Projects

Masdar (or the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) announced that it has signed an agreement with EDF Renewables North America to acquire a 50% stake in eight renewable energy projects ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
EIB to Provide $12.5 Million to ENGIE to Set Up Off-Grid Solar Systems in Uganda

EIB to Provide $12.5 Million to ENGIE to Set Up Off-Grid Solar Systems in Uganda

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced that it would provide $12.5 million to solar system installer Fenix International, a subsidiary of ENGIE, to accelerate installations of off-grid solar systems in ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
Africa-Based REDAVIA Gets $1.73 Million Loan to Expand its Solar Power Leasing Model

Africa-Based REDAVIA Gets $1.73 Million Loan to Expand its Solar Power Leasing Model

African solar developer REDAVIA announced that it received €1.5 million ($1.73 million) as its first catalyst loan from Energy and Environment Partnership Trust Fund (EEP Africa). REVADIA develops solar projects ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Ground-Mounted Solar Projects Not Part of Shams Dubai Program Anymore

Ground-Mounted Solar Projects Not Part of Shams Dubai Program Anymore

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that ground-mounted solar power projects are no longer included under the Shams Dubai program. DEWA’s Shams Dubai solar program, which was introduced ...
Singapore Solar Company LYS Energy Raises $10 million from United Overseas Bank

Singapore Solar Company LYS Energy Raises $10 Million from United Overseas Bank

LYS Energy Group (LYS), a Singapore-based solar independent power producer (IPP), has received S$14 million (~$10 million) green loans from the United Overseas Bank (UOB), Southeast Asia’s third-largest finance group ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Emirates Flight Catering Installs Solar System to Power Eight of its Facilities

Emirates Flight Catering Installs Solar System to Power Eight of its Facilities

Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC), one of the world’s largest catering operations owned by Emirates Airlines, has announced the commissioning of a solar power system at its premises. Under the project, ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
Bharathi Cement Turns to Solar with a 10 MW Solar Project at its Facility in Andhra Pradesh

Bharathi Cement Turns to Solar with a 10 MW Solar Project at its Facility in Andhra Pradesh

Bharathi Cement, a leading cement manufacturer, has commissioned a 10 MW ground-mounted solar power project in its manufacturing facility at Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh. The project is a part of ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale