Daily News Wrap-Up: PM Modi to Inaugurate a 50 MW Solar Project in Kerala

Daily News Wrap-Up: PM Modi to Inaugurate a 50 MW Solar Project in Kerala

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate power projects in Kerala on February 19, 2021. He will inaugurate ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ EIB Provides €50 Million to Forsee Power to Expand Battery Business

Daily News Wrap-Up: EIB Provides €50 Million to Forsee Power to Expand Battery Business

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a €50 million (~$60.70 million) loan to Forsee Power, a ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Energy to Equal Coal's Share in India's Power Mix by 2040_ IEA

Solar Energy to Equal Coal’s Share in India’s Power Mix by 2040: IEA

India is expected to see the largest increase in energy demand globally over the next two decades and will overtake European Union as the third-largest energy consumer by 2030, the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: "Switch Delhi" Campaign to Promote Shift to Electric Vehicles

Daily News Wrap-Up: “Switch Delhi” Campaign to Promote Shift to Electric Vehicles

Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has launched the 'Switch Delhi' campaign, a mass awareness program to sensitize Delhi citizens about the environmental benefits of switching to electric vehicles (EV) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
What the Electric Vehicle Industry Wants from Budget 2021

What the Electric Vehicle Industry Wants from Budget 2021

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget on February 1, 2021.  The budget, the first after the COVID-19 pandemic, will be keenly watched by the renewable energy sector ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Daily News Wrap-Up: India and Uzbekistan Sign MoU for Solar Energy Cooperation

Daily News Wrap-Up: India and Uzbekistan Sign MoU for Solar Energy Cooperation

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Government of India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Uzbekistan for cooperation in the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Ola Partners with Siemens to Build Advanced Electric Scooter Manufacturing Facility

Ola Partners with Siemens to Build Advanced Electric Scooter Manufacturing Facility

Ola, one of India's leading mobility platforms, has announced that it has partnered with Siemens to build its upcoming electric vehicle manufacturing facility. The announcement comes on the heels of ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up_ TresMoto a Smart EV Startup Backed by Shell Raises Seed Funding

Daily News Wrap-Up: Bengaluru-based Smart EV Startup TresMoto Raises Seed Funding

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Jinko Solar, a solar module manufacturer, claims to have achieved a record conversion efficiency of 23.01% for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tesla Registers its Indian Subsidiary 'Tesla India Motors And Energy' In Bengaluru

Tesla Registers its Indian Subsidiary ‘Tesla India Motors And Energy’ In Bengaluru

Leading Electric Car manufacturer Tesla has established an Indian subsidiary 'Tesla Indian Motors and Energy' in Bengaluru. According to the Registrar of Companies, the company has named three directors for ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Delhi Floats Tender for the Operation of 575 Electric Buses in the City

Delhi Floats Tender for the Operation of 575 Electric Buses in the City

The Transport Department, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD), has floated a request for qualification and proposal for the operation of 575 electric buses at three clusters in the ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ KPI Global Signs PPAs to Sell Solar Power to Two Industrial Customers

Daily News Wrap-Up: KPI Global Signs PPAs to Sell Solar Power to Two Industrial Customers

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: TP Renewable Microgrid, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned its 100th solar microgrid project in ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Coal India to Set Up Integrated Solar Wafer Manufacturing Facility

Daily News Wrap-Up: Himachal Pradesh Allots 501 MW of Hydroelectric Projects to SJVN

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Himachal Pradesh Government has allocated 501 MW of hydroelectric projects to state-owned power producer SJVN. The 104 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ IFC Approves $265 Million to Promote Electric Vehicles in Brazil

Daily News Wrap-Up: IFC Approves $265 Million to Promote Electric Vehicles in Brazil

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Pacific Gas and Electric Company has requested approval from the California Public Utilities Commission for six additional ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Karnataka Allocates Over $3 Billion for Setting up EV Base, Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

Karnataka Allocates Over $3 Billion for Setting up EV Base, Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

The Karnataka government has approved ₹224.19 billion (~$3.03 billion) to establish an electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing base in the state. It also approved ₹42.40 billion (~$574 million) for two wind-solar ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
EESL Floats Tender Seeking Fleet Management Services for its Electric Cars

EESL Floats Tender Seeking Fleet Management Services for its Electric Cars

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has floated a tender seeking to hire a fleet management agency to deploy its electric cars to government organizations or public sector undertakings (PSUs) ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ UK Adds 14.3 MW of Solar Capacity in October

Daily News Wrap-Up: UK Adds 14.3 MW of Solar Capacity in October

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The United Kingdom added 14.3 MW of solar capacity in October 2020, according to the latest data ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Electric Two-Wheelers Can Now Operate as Taxis

Electric Two-Wheelers Can Now Operate as Taxis

According to the latest motor vehicle aggregators guidelines, the government will now allow two-wheelers running on electricity or alternate fuels (such as bio-ethanol) to be operated as taxis. According to ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Hitachi ABB Power Grids and Ashok Leyland Partner for an E-Bus Pilot at IIT Madras

Hitachi ABB Power Grids and Ashok Leyland Partner for an E-Bus Pilot at IIT Madras

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has signed a memorandum of understanding  (MoU) with Ashok Leyland and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) for an e-mobility pilot project. Under the tripartite ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Okaya Bags EESL Contract to Set Up 1,020 EV Charging Stations Across India

Okaya Bags EESL Contract to Set Up 1,020 EV Charging Stations Across India

Okaya Power has bagged a World Bank-funded contract from the state-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) to deploy 1,020 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the country. EESL falls under ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Indian Oil's Proof of Concept Allows EV Charging Using Solar

Daily News Wrap-Up: Indian Oil’s Proof of Concept Allows EV Charging Using Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, emphasized the importance of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
UK to Invest £12 Billion Towards a Green Industrial Revolution

UK to Invest £12 Billion Towards a Green Industrial Revolution

The United Kingdom Government announced a ten-point plan for a green industrial revolution to advance the country towards net-zero emissions. Under the plan, the government will provide funding worth £12 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Zenobe Energy Secures £150 Million For Grid-Scale Battery and EV Charging Solutions

Zenobe Energy Secures £150 Million For Grid-Scale Battery and EV Charging Solutions

Zenobe Energy, a battery storage solutions provider, announced that it secured an investment worth £150 million (~$ 198.91 million) from Infracapital, the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G. The company ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ This Solar Oyster Production System Can Help Reduce Nitrogen in Water (1)

Daily News Wrap-Up: This Solar Oyster Production System Can Help Reduce Nitrogen in Water

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Bayer has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Iberdrola to procure clean energy supply for its ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ IREDA Disbursed ₹87.58 billion in Loans or 5.67 GW of Renewables

Daily News Wrap-Up: IREDA Disbursed ₹87.58 Billion in Loans for 5.67 GW of Renewables

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) has approved renewable energy loans worth ₹126.96 billion (~$ ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Hero to Exchange Two-Wheelers for Electric Scooters

Daily News Wrap-Up: Hero to Exchange Two-Wheelers for Electric Scooters

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Orsted and bp have agreed to jointly develop a potential large-scale renewable hydrogen project at bp’s Lingen ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy