Daily News Wrap-Up: ACWA Power Closes Financing for a 100 MW CSP Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: ACWA Power Closes Financing for a 100 MW CSP Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Saudi Arabia’s energy major ACWA Power has announced the beginning of construction on the 100 MW Redstone ...
FAME II Certificates for Electric Vehicle Models Will be Valid for a Year

FAME II Certificates for Electric Vehicle Models Will be Valid for a Year

The Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprise (MHIPE) has announced that the validity of ‘Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles (FAME)-II’ certificates for all vehicle models ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Daily News Wrap-up_ Coca-Cola Amatil Joins Global RE100 Initiative

Daily News Wrap-up: Coca-Cola Amatil Joins Global RE100 Initiative

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Coca-Cola Amatil announced it has joined the global RE100 renewable energy initiative and committed to power its ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Flipkart Ties Up with Mahindra Logistics to Accelerate EV Deployment

Daily News Wrap-Up: Flipkart Ties Up with Mahindra Logistics to Accelerate EV Deployment

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Flipkart announced that it has partnered with Mahindra Logistics Limited, one of its key logistics partners, to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ $421 Million of Loanpal Residential Solar Loans Securitized

Daily News Wrap-Up: $421 Million of Loanpal Residential Solar Loans Securitized

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Loanpal, an American point-of-sale technology platform for sustainable home solutions, has announced Goldman Sachs-sponsored Loanpal Solar Loan ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar and EV Sectors to Prop Up Silver Demand as Prices Roll Off Eight -Year High Hit in February (1)

Solar and EV Sectors to Prop Up Silver Demand as Prices Roll Off Eight-Year High Hit in February

The solar photovoltaic and electric vehicle sectors have been a steady source of silver demand over the past decade. The demand is expected to continue in the coming years as ...
Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturer Northvolt Acquires Cuberg

Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturer Northvolt Acquires Cuberg

Northvolt, a Sweden-based lithium-ion battery manufacturer, has acquired Cuberg, a U.S.-based battery technology company delivering lithium metal cells produced on existing lithium-ion manufacturing lines for electromobility solutions. Cuberg, spun out ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Emphasis on Electric Vehicles and Solar Projects to Fight Pollution in Delhi Budget

Emphasis on Electric Vehicles and Solar Projects to Fight Pollution in Delhi Budget

The Delhi Government presented its budget for 2021-22, highlighting several sops for electric vehicles, electric public transportation, and solar projects. The Delhi Government has allocated ₹ 32.27 billion (~$442.18 million) ...
Karnataka Proposes to Develop a 500 MW ISTS-Connected Solar Park

Karnataka Proposes to Develop a 500 MW ISTS-Connected Solar Park

Karnataka has proposed setting up a 500 MW solar park at Firozabad in Kalaburagi district, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has said, while presenting the state Budget for 2021-22. He ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Sangam Renewables Commissions a 16 MW Solar Project in Maharashtra

Daily News Wrap-Up: Sangam Renewables Commissions a 16 MW Solar Project in Maharashtra

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Sangam Renewables, in a BSE filing, said its subsidiary Waacox Energy has commissioned a 16 MW mounted-solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Indian Railways to Entirely Run on Renewable Energy by 2030

Daily News Wrap-Up: Indian Railways to Entirely Run on Renewable Energy by 2030

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has said that the entire Indian rail network would be fully ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
_Daily News Wrap-Up_ UK’s Cumulative Solar Installations Reach 13.5 GW

Daily News Wrap-Up: UK’s Cumulative Solar Installations Reach 13.5 GW

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The United Kingdom added 12.6 MW of solar capacity in January 2021, according to the Department for Business, Energy, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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