Uttar Pradesh DISCOM to Tender 10 MW40 MWh Battery Energy Storage Project

Uttar Pradesh DISCOM to Tender 10 MW/40 MWh Battery Energy Storage Project

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved a request by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) to issue a tender to install five battery energy storage systems (BESS) ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Microsoft and Partners to Launch AI-based Renewables Project Atlas

India Must Add 188 GW of Renewable Capacity in the Next Five Years to Meet Peak Demand: CEA

India needs to add 224.9 GW of renewable energy generation capacity by 2032 to meet the peak demand and energy requirement for the financial year (FY) 2031-32, according to the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
US Generated 24% of the Country's Power from Renewable Sources During 1H 2022

US Generated 24% of the Country’s Power from Renewable Sources During 1H 2022

Around 24% of the utility-scale electricity generation came from renewable resources in the United States during the first half (1H) of 2022, a growth of 21% from the same period ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
US to Invest $23 Billion for Clean Energy Deployment, Launches Two New Programs

US to Invest $23 Billion for Clean Energy Deployment, Launches Two New Programs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched two new program offices – the Grid Deployment Office and the Office of State and Community Energy Programs – which together will ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
25 State Power Utilities Downgraded in Annual DISCOM Ratings

25 State Power Utilities Downgraded in Annual DISCOM Ratings

The Ministry of Power has released its tenth annual integrated ratings for the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) for the financial year (FY) 2022. Out of the 71 DISCOMs covered, six ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
$26 Million for Projects Demonstrating Grid Reliability With Clean Energy Integration

$26 Million for Projects Demonstrating Grid Reliability With Clean Energy Integration

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $26 million to fund projects demonstrating that America's electricity grid can reliably run with a mix of solar, wind, energy storage, and ...
IEX Reports 11% YoY Increase in Profit for Q1 FY23, Trades 22.2 BU of Power

IEX Reports 11% YoY Increase in Profit for Q1 FY23, Trades 22.2 BU of Power

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) has reported an 11.3% year-on-year (YoY) increase in profit after tax from ₹621 million (~$7.78 million) to ₹691 million (~$8.66 million) in the first quarter ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tata Power Solar Commissions 70 MW Floating Solar Project For NTPC

Tata Power Solar Commissions 70 MW Floating Solar Project For NTPC

Tata Power Solar Systems (TPSSL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned a 70 MWAC (101.6 MWDC) floating solar photovoltaic project for NTPC in Kayamkulam, Kerala. The project is ...
US Launches i2X Initiative to Add More Clean Energy to the Grid

US Launches i2X Initiative to Add More Clean Energy to the Grid

The U.S. government has launched the Interconnection Innovation e-Xchange (i2X) initiative through its Department of Energy (DoE) to connect more green energy to the country's grid. The initiative will reduce ...
Emerging Economies Like India Must Focus on Storage Technologies Report

Emerging Economies Like India Must Focus on Storage Technologies: Report

A recent report by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Energy Initiative (MITEI) has studied the role of energy storage technologies with variable renewable energy resources to establish deep decarbonized electricity ...
CERC Orders Renewable Energy Certificates to be Issued to a Captive Solar Project

CERC Orders Renewable Energy Certificates to be Issued to a Captive Solar Project

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) issued an order favoring a captive solar power producer. It directed the National Load Dispatch Center (NLDC) to grant renewable energy certificates (RECs) to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Saudi Arabia Aims to Generate 15 TWh of Renewable Energy Annually by 2024

Saudi Arabia Aims to Generate 15 TWh of Renewable Energy Annually by 2024

Saudi Arabia plans to generate 15.1 TWh of renewable energy annually by 2024 that will be sufficient to meet the power requirements of 692,557 households, said the Kingdom’s General Authority for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Australia has Highest Solar Per Capita with 810 WPerson Report

Australia has Highest Solar Per Capita with 810 W/Person: Report

Australia leads the world in solar per capita with 810 W per person, the Australian PV Institute has said in a recent report. Germany with 650 W per person is ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Power Rationing in China Could Raise Commodity Prices and Disrupt Solar Supply Chain

Power Rationing in China Could Raise Commodity Prices and Disrupt Solar Supply Chain

The Chinese government has introduced an electricity rationing policy leading to some industrial sectors shutting down operations temporarily while others are operating only two to four days a week. According ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tripura to Set Up Solar Microgrids in 23 Villages

Tripura to Set Up Solar Microgrids in 23 Villages

The deputy chief minister of Tripura, Jishnu Dev Varma, said the state government has plans to install solar microgrids in 23 remote villages where power could not be provided through ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India's Peak Power Deficit Fell to 0.4% During the FY 2020-21: CEA

India’s Peak Power Deficit Fell to 0.4% During the FY 2020-21: CEA

India's energy supply deficit for the financial year (FY) 2020-21 stood at 0.4%, with the peak power deficit also narrowing down to 0.4% during the year, according to the data ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Maharashtra Allows Twice a Month Revisions in Contract Demand for C&l Customers

Maharashtra Allows Twice a Month Revisions in Contract Demand for C&l Customers

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, allowed for revisions in contract demand up to two occasions for high-tension (HT) commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers and up ...
IEX

Indian Energy Exchange’s Revenues Up by 20% YoY in FY 2021

The Indian Energy Exchange's (IEX) revenue in financial year (FY) 2021 was up by nearly 20% and stood at ₹3.56 billion (~$48.48 million) compared to ₹2.97 billion (~$40.45 million) in ...
Ministry Directs Electricity Regulators to Ensure Timely Issue of Tariff Orders

Ministry Directs Electricity Regulators to Ensure Timely Issue of Tariff Orders

The Ministry of Power has issued a notification directing the state electricity regulatory commissions (SERCs) to issue tariff orders for the financial year (FY) 2020-21 at the earliest. The Ministry ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: ReNew Power Commissions a 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

Daily News Wrap-Up: ReNew Power Commissions a 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: ReNew Power has commissioned a 300 MW of wind power project in Kutch, Gujarat. The project was ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Renewables Portfolio Standard Policy Has Driven 45% of Capacity Addition in the U.S.

Renewables Portfolio Standard Policy Has Driven 45% of Capacity Addition in the U.S.

The non-hydro power renewable energy generation has advanced by 402 TWh since 2000 in the U.S., of which 189 TWh or 45% of overall growth is because of Renewables Portfolio ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Renewables Overtake Fossil Fuels as Europe’s Primary Source of Electricity

Renewables Overtake Fossil Fuels as Europe’s Primary Source of Electricity

Renewables overtook fossil fuels as the European Union’s (EU) primary source of electricity due to the rapid growth of clean energy and decline of coal power, according to a new ...
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India's Power Supply Deficit Narrows to 0.3% in April-December 2020: CEA

India’s Power Supply Deficit Narrows to 0.3% in April-December 2020: CEA

India's power supply deficit narrowed down to 0.3% between April and December 2020, while its peak power deficit slipped to 0.6%, according to data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) ...
Solar Power to Cost 15% to 25% Less in the Upcoming Decade: Report

Solar Power to Cost 15% to 25% Less in the Upcoming Decade: Report

The cost of solar power has declined 90% over the past two decades, and it is expected to go down another 15% to 25% in the upcoming decade, Wood Mackenzie ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Investment of ₹52.81 Billion for an 850 MW Hydropower Project in Jammu & Kashmir Approved

Investment of ₹52.81 Billion for an 850 MW Hydropower Project in Jammu & Kashmir Approved

The Union Cabinet has approved an investment of ₹52.81 billion (~$723.43 million) for the 850 MW Ratle Hydropower project, located on the Chenab river in the Kisthwar district of Jammu ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy