Shell to Develop Utility-Scale Solar Projects in the UK

Shell to Develop Utility-Scale Solar Projects in the UK

Global energy conglomerate Royal Dutch Shell has signed a framework agreement with the renewable energy developer Island Green Power to develop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with co-located battery storage potential ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
NHPC Issues EPC Tender for 1 GW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

NHPC Issues EPC Tender for 1 GW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

NHPC Limited has floated an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) tender for grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects (up to 1 GW capacity). The tender includes a transmission line to evacuate ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bids Invited to Set up a 40 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project in Chhattisgarh

Bids Invited to Set Up a 40 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project in Chhattisgarh

Coal Lignite Urja Vikas, a joint venture company of Coal India (CIL) and National Lignite Corporation (NLC), issued a tender to set up a 40MW ground-mounted grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up POWERGRID Infuses ₹4.07 billion in EESL

Daily News Wrap-Up: POWERGRID Infuses ₹4.07 Billion in EESL

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Power Grid Corporation of India, an Indian State-owned electric utility, has infused ₹4.07 billion  (~$55.35 million) in ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up:  Ultraviolette to Set Up EV Manufacturing Facility in Bangalore

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ultraviolette to Set Up EV Manufacturing Facility in Bangalore

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Electric Motorcycle manufacturer Ultraviolette announced that it is setting up its manufacturing and assembling facility in Bangalore ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: EDF, Clean Power Alliance Sign PPA for 300 MW Solar Project With Storage

Daily News Wrap-Up: EDF, Clean Power Alliance Sign PPA for 300 MW Solar Project with Storage

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: EDF Renewables North America and Clean Power Alliance (CPA) signed a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up Ministry of Power Sets Up Office to Monitor Regulatory Compliance

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ministry of Power Sets Up Office to Monitor Regulatory Compliance

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of Power (MoP), Government of India, has set up a regulatory compliance monitoring division to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: UPC-AC Energy Solar Commissions 150 MW of Solar Projects in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: UPC-AC Energy Solar Commissions 150 MW of Solar Projects in India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: UPC-AC Energy Solar, the joint venture company of UPC Solar Asia Pacific and AC Energy and Infrastructure ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in July 2021

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in July 2021

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from July 2021: Peak power demand in India reached an all-time high of over 200 GW. It surpassed the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Augmenting Renewable Energy Integration Into the Grid

Augmenting Renewable Energy Integration Into the Grid: IEA Report

The policy think tank of the Government of India NITI Aayog and the International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a report ‘Renewables Integration in India 2021’ providing valuable suggestions for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Repsol’s 264 MW Valdesolar Solar Farm in Spain Begins to Generate Power

Daily News Wrap-Up: Repsol’s 264 MW Valdesolar Solar Farm in Spain Begins to Generate Power

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Repsol, a Madrid-based energy and petrochemical company, has commenced generating electricity from Valdesolar, its largest photovoltaic solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up:  IndianOil to Build a Green Hydrogen Plant in Mathura

Daily News Wrap-Up: IndianOil to Build a Green Hydrogen Plant in Mathura

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Oil and gas corporation IndianOil is set to build the country's first green hydrogen plant at its ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Rajasthan Electronics Issues O&M Tender for 2 MW of Solar Projects in Jaipur

Rajasthan Electronics Issues O&M Tender for 2 MW of Solar Projects in Jaipur

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) issued a notice inviting tender for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects of 2,000 kW installed in Rajasthan. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
China Adds 13 GW of Solar Capacity in the First Half of 2021

China Adds 13 GW of Solar Capacity in the First Half of 2021

According to the latest data released by the National Energy Administration (NEA), 13.01 GW of solar capacity was installed in China during the first half (1H) of 2021. Installations saw ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Siemens to Construct 100 MW Battery Storage Facility in Germany

Daily News Wrap-Up: Siemens to Construct 100 MW Battery Storage Facility in Germany

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Zukunftsenergie Nordostbayern GmbH signed a letter of intent to construct a 100 MW battery storage ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
New Printing Process to Increase the Stability of Perovskite Solar Cells

New Printing Process to Increase the Stability of Perovskite Solar Cells

In a bid to improve the stability and efficiency of perovskite solar cells, a team of researchers from the University of Arizona has worked on a new printing process called ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Daily News Wrap-Up: Coal India's Largest Subsidiary Installing a 40 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Coal India’s Largest Subsidiary Installing a 40 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: South Eastern Coalfields (SECL), the largest coal-producing subsidiary of Coal India, is foraying into solar energy with ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC to Set Up a 4,750 MW Solar Park in Rann of Kutch

Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC to Set Up a 4,750 MW Solar Park in Rann of Kutch

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: NTPC REL, a 100% subsidiary of NTPC and its green energy arm, will set up a 4,750 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Reliance to Foray into Solar, Battery Storage, Green Hydrogen, and Fuel Cell Production

Reliance to Foray into Solar, Battery Storage, Green Hydrogen, and Fuel Cell Production

Reliance Industries (RIL) will invest ₹750 billion (~$10 billion) to build an integrated solar photovoltaic (PV) factory, advanced energy storage battery manufacturing unit, green hydrogen, and fuel cell facility in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
China Photovoltaic Industry Association Urges Members to Refrain from Hoarding

China Photovoltaic Industry Association Urges Members to Refrain from Hoarding

Earlier this month, the China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA) issued a statement directing its members to refrain from unethical business practices such as hoarding raw materials for polysilicon to counter ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
ACME to Develop a 300 MW Solar Project In Partnership with Brookfield Renewable

ACME to Develop a 300 MW Solar Project in Partnership with Brookfield Renewable

Independent power producer ACME Solar has announced that it has closed a deal with Brookfield Renewable, a global owner and operator of renewable power assets, to jointly develop a 300 ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Maldives Launches Tender for 11-14 MW of Solar Projects Across 14 Islands

Maldives Launches Tender for 11-14 MW of Solar Projects Across 14 Islands

The Maldives has issued a tender inviting interested bidders to participate in the pre-qualification process for installing 11-14 MW of solar projects in 14 major islands. The last date for ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
IEA Expects Annual Global Energy Investments to Hit $1.9 Trillion in 2021

IEA Expects Annual Global Energy Investments to Hit $1.9 Trillion in 2021

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released its latest report on ‘World Energy Investment 2021’. According to the report, the annual global energy investment is set to rise to $1.9 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Reigns Greece’s 350 MW Auction for Solar and Wind Projects

Solar Reigns Greece’s 350 MW Auction for Solar and Wind Projects

Greece’s Regulatory Authority of Energy (RAE) declared the results of the 350 MW joint competitive bidding for solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind projects. Solar PV projects ruled the roost as ...
Higher Module Prices Raise Cost of Large-Scale, Rooftop Solar Systems in Q1 2021

Higher Module Prices Raise Cost of Large-Scale, Rooftop Solar Systems in Q1 2021

The average cost of large-scale solar projects first quarter of 2021 (Q1 2021) was about ₹36.6 million (~$505,308)/MW, according to Mercom’s recently released Q1 2021 India Solar Market Update. The cost ...