First Solar Clocks 32% Rise in Net Sales QoQ in Q1 2021

First Solar Clocks 32% Rise in Net Sales QoQ in Q1 2021

First Solar, a U.S.-based manufacturer of solar modules, has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2021 (Q1 2021). Net sales for Q1 2021 touched $803.4 million, an ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ EBRD and Green Climate Fund Provide Green Financing to Armenia

Daily News Wrap-Up: EBRD and Green Climate Fund Provide Green Financing to Armenia

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: European Bank for Reconstruction (EBRD) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will support Armenia's transition to a low-carbon economy ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_ Switch Mobility, Siemens Sign MoU to Push E-Mobility in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: Switch Mobility, Siemens Sign MoU to Push E-Mobility in India

Auto manufacturer Ashok Leyland's U.K. arm Switch Mobility has partnered with Siemens Limited to promote electric mobility in the Indian commercial vehicle market. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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
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
AfDB to Fund $530 Million for Renewables Transmission Projects in Angola

AfDB to Fund $530 Million for Renewables Transmission Projects in Angola

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed $530 million to finance a 343 km, 400 kV central-south transmission line connecting the north and south transmission grids in Angola for distributing ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Bids Invited for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment for Kochi Water Metro

Bids Invited for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment for Kochi Water Metro

The Kochi Metro Rail Limited, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) formed between the central government and the Kerala government, has invited bids for electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) for its ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Tata Power Seeks to Procure 150 MW of Renewables From Wind, Solar, or Hydro Projects

Tata Power Seeks to Procure 150 MW of Renewables From Wind, Solar, or Hydro Projects

Tata Power’s distribution licensee division has invited bids for the procurement of 150 MW of renewable power (wind, solar, small hydro, or combination) on a short-term basis. The company has ...
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Solar Module Manufacturers ZNShine and Trina to Expand Production Capacity

Solar Module Manufacturers ZNShine and Trina to Expand Production Capacity

Two solar cell and module manufacturers have announced expansion plans for their production units. Solar module manufacturer ZNShine Solar announced its plans to expand its production capacity to 10 GW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Adoption of Solar Through Open Access_ Roadblocks and The Road Ahead

Adoption of Solar Through Open Access: Roadblocks and the Road Ahead

In the Indian power sector, open access means a mechanism in which large consumers have access to the transmission and distribution network so that they are free to obtain power ...
Tamil Nadu to Procure 500 MW of Solar Power from SECI at ₹2.78_kWh

Tamil Nadu to Procure 500 MW of Solar Power from SECI at ₹2.78/kWh

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has approved the procurement of 500 MW of solar power from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The tariff approved for the ...
SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 5 GW of Renewable Power Bundled with Thermal

SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 5 GW of Renewable Power Bundled with Thermal

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the deadline for the submission of bids to supply 5 GW of round-the-clock (RTC) power from grid-connected renewable power projects, bundled ...
MNRE Orders Timely Payment and ‘Must-Run’ Status to Renewable Stations During Lockdown

MNRE Orders Timely Payment and ‘Must-Run’ Status to Renewable Stations During Lockdown

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification regarding the payment to renewable energy generating stations during the moratorium provided to distribution companies (DISCOMs) by the ...
Committee on Energy Skeptical About India's Chances of Meeting its 2022 Solar Target

Committee on Energy Skeptical About India’s Chances of Meeting its 2022 Solar Target

The Standing Committee on Energy has presented the third report on the demands for grants of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) for the year financial year (FY) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Green Climate Fund Pledges $1 Billion to Fight Climate Change in Developing Countries

Haryana Seeks to Buy 120 MW Short Term Non-Solar Renewable Power From April-October 2019

The Haryana Power Purchase Center has come up with a tender to purchase short term non-solar renewable power between April 1 and October 1, 2019. The non-solar renewable power will ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar