Daily News Wrap-Up_ Array Technologies Signs Supply Deal for 1 GW of Solar Trackers

Daily News Wrap-Up: Array Technologies Signs Supply Deal for 1 GW of Solar Trackers

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Array Technologies has entered into an agreement with RP Construction Services (RPCS) to supply 1 GW of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Telangana Drafts A Detailed Plan for Integration of Smart Grid Technology

Telangana Drafts A Detailed Plan for Integration of Smart Grid Technology

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has drafted smart grid regulations to enhance the efficiency of its power generation, transmission, and distribution networks. The TSERC Smart Grid Regulations, 2020 ...
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
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 ...
India’s EESL to Invest $5 Million in Thailand’s Electric Vehicle Manufacturer

India’s EESL to Invest $5 Million in Thailand’s Electric Vehicle Manufacturer

India’s Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) would invest in SWAG EV, an electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer in Thailand, in a bid to drive convergence – an emerging concept bringing together electric mobility, ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Daily News Wrap-Up_ NTPC Incorporates a Subsidiary for Renewable Energy Business (1)

Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC Incorporates a Subsidiary for Renewable Energy Business

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Fastned, Tesla, and Seed & Greet opened  Ladepark Kreuz Hilden, Germany's largest fast-charging facility. At the charging ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Germany‘s New Climate Action Plan Focuses on Augmenting Solar and Wind Capacities

Germany’s New Climate Action Plan Focuses on Augmenting Solar and Wind Capacities

The federal cabinet of Germany has approved the amendments to the Renewable Energy Sources Act, intending to achieve its goal to expand renewable energy up to 65% by 2030. Germany’s ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Developers Want Government to Penalize Delayed Transmission Projects

Solar Developers Want Government to Penalize Delayed Transmission Projects

Solar power project development slowed down drastically since March when India imposed a lockdown to control the COVID-19 pandemic. Solar installations declined more than 80% in Q2. Only 205 MW ...
Hawaiian Electric to Develop Nearly 300 MW of Solar Projects with 2 GW of Storage Capacity (1)

Hawaiian Electric to Develop Nearly 300 MW of Solar Projects with 2 GWh of Storage Capacity

Hawaiian Electric, a U.S. electric utility, said that it submitted eight projects, including 300 MW of renewable energy and nearly 2 GWh of storage capacity for approval to the Public ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Maharashtra Regulator on Additional Open Access Power Over Contracted Demand

Maharashtra Regulator on Additional Open Access Power Over Contracted Demand

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected a wind power developer’s petition contesting the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited’s (MSEDCL) decision to reject open access to its customers ...
/ / Wind
BHEL Tenders Hybrid Inverters for Solar-powered Mini-Grids in Nigeria

BHEL Tenders Hybrid Inverters for Solar-Powered Mini-Grids in Nigeria

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) floated a tender for the supply of hybrid inverters for solar-powered mini-grid projects in Kaduna, Nigeria. The last date for the submission of bids is ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
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
Assam Issues Tender for 2 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Assam Issues Tender for 2 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) issued a tender for 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar power projects. The solar systems will be set up in the residential sector ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Electric Two-Wheeler Maker Ampere acquires 74% stake in E-Rickshaw Company Bestway

Electric Two-Wheeler Maker Ampere acquires 74% stake in E-Rickshaw Company Bestway

Ampere Vehicle, an electric mobility subsidiary of Indian heavy equipment manufacturer Greaves Cotton Limited, announced that it has acquired a 74% stake in Bestway Agencies Private Limited. Bestway is a ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Suzlon’s Net Loss Reaches ₹7.78 Billion in Q2 of FY 2020

Suzlon’s Net Loss Reaches ₹7.78 Billion in Q2 of FY 2020

Pune-based renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon Group has announced its financial results for the second quarter (Q2) of the fiscal year 2019-20 (FY 2020). Suzlon reported a net loss of ...
/ / Wind
West Bengal Floats Tender for a 220kV Solar Evacuation Line

West Bengal Floats Tender for a 220kV Solar Evacuation Line

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has floated a tender for the extension of a solar power evacuation line at the Sagardighi thermal power project in the state ...
NTPC Once Again Extends Bidding Deadline for 1 GW Solar Under CPSU Program

NTPC Once Again Extends Bidding Deadline for 1 GW Solar Under CPSU Program

The National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), has again extended the bid submission deadline for 1,000 MW of solar projects under the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Program Phase II, ...
NTPC Extends Bidding Deadline for 1 GW Solar EPC Tender Floated Under CPSU Program

NTPC Extends Bidding Deadline for 1 GW Solar EPC Tender Floated Under CPSU Program

The National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for 1,000 MW of solar projects floated under the Centre Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) ...
India Requires $60-80 Billion Investment Over the Next 5 Years in Grid Infrastructure: IEEFA

India Requires $60-80 Billion Investment Over the Next 5 Years in Grid Infrastructure: IEEFA

India will need an investment to the tune of $60-80 billion over the next five years in grid infrastructure to accommodate its tremendous growth in renewable energy capacity, said a ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Ministry of Power Issues Revised Proposal for Amendments to the Electricity Act

EBRD to Lend $265 Million to Jordan to Develop its Grid for Renewable Energy Integration

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has said it will provide $265 million long-term loan to Jordan’s National Electric Power Company (NEPCO). The fund will be used to improve ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Government Working on Grid Strengthening and Preventing Future Grid Disturbances

CERC Issues Deviation Settlement Regulations for Grid-Connected Power

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued its fourth amendment to the deviation settlement regulations. These regulations will come into force from January 1, 2019. The main objective for ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Government Working on Grid Strengthening and Preventing Future Grid Disturbances

Government Working on Grid Strengthening and Preventing Future Grid Disturbances

The Government of India wants to ensure 24x7 affordable and quality power for all. Though this is an important target, the power grids across the country have historically been struggling ...
There is Adequate Connectivity to Meet Transmission Requirements: R.K. Singh

There is Adequate Connectivity to Meet Transmission Requirements: R.K. Singh

The connectivity between the southern grid and the power grids of other regions are adequate to meet the power transmission requirements between Tamil Nadu and other states, according to the ...
/ / Demand Response, Grid
CEA: India Likely to Have an Energy Surplus of 4.6% in FY 2018-19

CERC Issues Draft Regulations for Deviation Settlement Mechanism

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued regulations for Draft Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Deviation Settlement Mechanism and related matters) for the year 2018. This will be the fourth ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Lebanon Invites EOI to Develop 300 MW of Solar Projects with Battery Storage

Lebanon Invites EOI to Develop 300 MW of Solar Projects with Battery Storage

The Lebanese Centre for Energy Conservation (LCEC) has issued a notice inviting Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the development of 300 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with battery ...