US Needs to Deploy 90 GW Solar, 150 GW Wind Capacity Annually to Decarbonize Electric Grid

US Needs to Deploy 90 GW Solar, 150 GW Wind Capacity Annually to Decarbonize Electric Grid

The United States needs to deploy 40–90 GW of solar and 70–150 GW of wind energy every year until 2030 to decarbonize the country’s power sector by 2035, a report ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Ashok Leyland Launches Electric Double-Decker Bus in Mumbai

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ashok Leyland Launches Electric Double-Decker Bus in Mumbai

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari launched Ashok Leyland Electric Double Decker Bus, Switch ...
/ / 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
$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 ...
Residential Rooftop Solar Subsidies To be Directly Transferred to the Consumers

Residential Rooftop Solar Subsidies to be Directly Transferred to the Consumers

(The article has been updated after MNRE’s clarification on the memo) The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a simplified procedure for installing residential grid-connected rooftop solar ...
Ireland’s Electricity Package Will Help Households Save €75 on Power Bills Annually

Ireland’s Electricity Package Will Help Households Save €75 on Power Bills Annually

The Government of Ireland announced a package with measures to mitigate the hike in electricity bills while ensuring a secure power supply to households and businesses across the country. Under ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
US Added 955 MW of New Energy Storage Installations in Q1 2022

US Added 955 MW of New Energy Storage Installations in Q1 2022

The U.S. energy storage market added 955 MW and 2,875 MWh of new installations across all segments in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022, taking the total grid-scale installations capacity ...
President Biden Waives Duties on Solar Module Imports from Southeast Asia for Two Years

President Biden Waives Duties on Solar Module Imports from Southeast Asia for Two Years

President Joe Biden has announced a 24-month duty exemption on solar modules and cells imported from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam to ensure that the domestic solar industry has access ...
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 ...
CERC Issues DSM Regulations, Discourages Over Injection of Wind and Solar Power

CERC Issues DSM Regulations, Discourages Over Injection of Wind and Solar Power

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued the new CERC (Deviation Settlement Mechanism and Related Matters) Regulations, 2022. These regulations will apply to all grid-connected regional entities and other ...
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Tender Issued For Grid Modernization and Solar Power Integration in the Maldives

Tender Issued For Grid Modernization and Solar Power Integration in the Maldives

The Republic of Maldives Ministry of Finance, on behalf of the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology, has issued a request for bids (RfB) for infrastructure works to support ...
EPC Tender Floated for a 113 MW Solar Project in Romania

EPC Tender Floated for a 113 MW Solar Project in Romania

Ruserio Solar, a special purpose vehicle of the Dhamija Group, has invited expressions of interest (EoIs) from contractors for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a 113 MW solar ...
US Community Solar Market to Add 4.5 GW of New Capacity in the Next Five Years Report

US Community Solar Market to Add 4.5 GW of New Capacity in the Next Five Years: Report

The community solar market of the United States will add 4.5 GW of new solar capacity in the next five years, according to a recently released report by Wood Mackenzie, a ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Assessing the Interactions of Solar With the Power System

Assessing the Interactions of Solar With the Power System

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has released a report, 'Solar-to-Grid: Trends in System Impacts, Reliability, and Market Value in the United States,' assessing the interactions of solar with the power ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Announces Draft Deviation Settlement Mechanism

CERC Announces Draft Deviation Settlement Mechanism

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued the draft Deviation Settlement Mechanism (DSM) and Related Matters Regulations, 2021. The regulations seek to ensure, through a commercial mechanism, adherence to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Bids Invited for 4.5 MW of Solar Projects at Thermal Power Stations in Gujarat

Bids Invited for 4.5 MW of Solar Projects at Thermal Power Stations in Gujarat

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for 4.5 MW of grid-connected solar projects. A 2.5 MW solar project will be developed at Gandhinagar thermal power station ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Anti-Grid Surger In Rooftop Solar Systems a Must

Anti-Grid Surger in Rooftop Solar Systems a Must

In a residential or commercial and industrial rooftop solar system, the focus is usually on preventing a lightning strike surge. What cannot be ignored also is short-circuiting linked to the ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_ Power Finance Corporation Raises $500 Million Through USD Bonds

Daily News Wrap-Up: Power Finance Corporation Raises $500 Million Through USD Bonds

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Power Finance Corporation has raised $500 million through the issuance of USD-denominated bonds under the Reg S ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Total, 174 Power Global to Develop 1.6 GW of Solar Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: Total, 174 Power Global to Develop 1.6 GW of Solar Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Total and 174 Power Global have signed an agreement to form a 50-50 joint venture to develop ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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
Hybrid Solar Solutions Provider Daystar Power Secures $38 Million in Series B Funding

Hybrid Solar Solutions Provider Daystar Power Secures $38 Million in Series B Funding

Daystar Power, a Nigeria-based hybrid solar power solutions provider, has secured $38 million in a Series B financing round. Denmark's Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) led the funding round, ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Morocco Issues Tender for 400 MW of Solar Projects

Morocco Issues Tender for 400 MW of Solar Projects

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) has issued a tender to develop 400 MW of solar projects as a part of its Noor PV-II multi-site program. The last date ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Gold Miners Need to Cut Harmful Emissions by 80% by 2050 to Meet Paris Climate Goals

Gold Miners Need to Cut Harmful Emissions by 80% by 2050 to Meet Paris Climate Goals

Gold miners need to shift rapidly to renewable power generation sources to decarbonize the sector to be in line with the Paris Agreement's global warming target of 1.5°C, the World ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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
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