Investors Must Come With Strong Operating Knowledge Of The Indian Market

Investors Must Come With Strong Operating Knowledge of The Indian Solar Market

At the Fireside Chat session held on Day 1 of the Mercom India Solar Summit 2021, Sumant Sinha, Chairman, and Managing Director, ReNew Power, shared industry insights in a freewheeling ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Amplus Acquires 17 Rooftop Solar Projects from Sterling and Wilson

Amplus Acquires 17 Rooftop Solar Projects from Sterling and Wilson

Solar developer Amplus Solar has announced the acquisition of 17 on-site operational solar projects from Sterling and Wilson Private Limited. Spread over Haryana, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Telangana, and ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
NLC India Ups Green Power Generation Capacity by 39% in 2020-21

NLC India Ups Green Power Generation Capacity by 39% in 2020-21

NLC India Limited (NLCIL), a public sector undertaking engaged in coal mining and power generation, has increased its green power generation by 39% and mining capacity by 66%. The company ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Mercom India Solar Awards 2021 Winners Announced

Mercom India Solar Awards 2021 Winners Announced

Mercom India, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Mercom Capital Group and leading clean energy communications and consulting firm, announced the winners of the Solar Awards 2021 on the second day of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Adani Electricity Gives Mumbai Consumers Guilty of Dirty Coal to Switch to Green Energy

Adani Electricity Gives Mumbai Consumers Guilty of Dirty Coal Option to Switch to Green Energy

In a bid to transition Mumbai towards green energy, Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML), the city’s largest electricity distributor, is launching a program to give consumers the flexibility to set ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Shell to Annually Invest $5-6 Billion in Renewables, Low-Carbon Fuels & EV Charging

Shell to Annually Invest $5-6 Billion in Renewables, Low-Carbon Fuels & EV Charging

Global energy conglomerate, Royal Dutch Shell, has said it will invest $5-6 billion annually in its Growth Pillar, including $2-3 billion in renewables and energy solutions, to accelerate its transformation ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Government Seeks Proposals to Resolve Digital Challenges in Green Energy Transition

Government Calls for Proposals to Resolve Digital Challenges in Green Energy Transition

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has issued a call for research, development, and demonstration projects that can identify and resolve significant challenges in digital transformation for the green ...
/ / 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
France to Invest Over $35 Billion to Boost the Economy Through Renewables

France to Invest Over $35 Billion to Boost the Economy Through Renewables

France has announced its plans to invest €100 billion (~$118.4 billion) to retrieve the economy from the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of its 'France Relance' (France ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Greenko and NTPC Team Up to Develop Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Projects in India

Greenko and NTPC Team Up to Develop Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Projects in India

NTPC Limited announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary NTPC Vidhyut Vihar Nigam Limited (NVVN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Greenko Energies Private Limited to explore opportunities to supply round-the-clock ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Gujarat to Install Solar Systems to Power 15 Water Treatment and Sewage Projects

Gujarat to Install Solar Systems to Power 15 Water Treatment and Sewage Projects

Gujarat’s Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani has approved the proposals to install solar systems in the state at an approximate cost of ₹136.1 million (~$1.83 million). The solar energy generated from ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BSES and Ola Electric Join Hands to Set Up Battery Swapping Stations in New Delhi

BSES and Ola Electric Join Hands to Set Up Battery Swapping Stations in New Delhi

Delhi’s DISCOM BSES has announced signing a memorandum of understanding (MoUs) with Ola Electric to set up battery swapping and charging stations in parts of New Delhi in a move ...
U GRO Capital and Sunvest Capital Launch ₹200 Million Solar Financing Program in India

U GRO Capital and Sunvest Capital Launch ₹200 Million Solar Financing Program in India

U GRO Capital, a financial technology company, has entered into a partnership with Sunvest Capital, a non-banking financial company (NBFC​) focused on providing rooftop solar financing. The two have announced ...
ADB and ASEAN Announce $1 Billion Green Finance Facility

ADB and ASEAN Announce $1 Billion Green Finance Facility

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) along with Southeast Asian governments and major development financiers has launched the “ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Catalytic Green Finance Facility,” a new initiative ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
India Installs LiDAR for Assessment of Offshore Wind Resource in Gujarat

India Installs LiDAR for Assessment of Offshore Wind Resource in Gujarat

The Government of India, through its various ministries and departments is actively pursuing the goal of making India a  cleaner and greener country by expanding the usage of renewable energy ...
/ / Other, Wind
Budget 2018-19: A Damp Squib for India’s Renewable Energy Sector

Budget 2018-19: A Disappointing Budget for Solar and Renewable Energy Sector

The much-anticipated Union Budget 2018-19 was tabled in parliament on 1 February 2018 by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. However, the new budget for the coming financial year has, in most ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE to Spend $10 Million to Foster Clean Energy Awareness

MNRE to Spend $10 Million to Foster Clean Energy Awareness

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is planning to spend ₹660 million (~$10.3 million) over the next two financial years on increasing renewable energy awareness in India. “The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Church Pension Fund Infuses $17 Million to Promote Solar Energy in South Asia

Church Pension Fund Infuses $17 Million to Promote Solar Energy in South Asia

The Church Pension Fund (CPF) has invested $17 million (~₹1.07 billion) to provide financing to organizations that promote green energy initiatives. CPF is a financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
Month In A Minute

Month in a Minute: Important Headlines and Data Points from the Indian Renewable Sector in January 2017

Important Headlines and Data Points from the Indian Renewable Sector in January 2017 Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) released the list of successful developers for the 500 MW rooftop ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
ADB

PGCIL Seeks $1 Billion Loan from ADB to Set Up Green Energy Corridor

The Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) is seeking loan assistance of $1 billion (~Rs.67.82 billion) from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for green energy transmission corridor. The loan will ...
/ / Grid