Azure Power Sells Non-Core Rooftop Solar Portfolio to Radiance Renewables

Azure Power Sells Non-Core Rooftop Solar Portfolio to Radiance Renewables

Independent solar power producer Azure Power Global has announced that it had signed a binding agreement to sell its non-core rooftop solar portfolio to Radiance Renewables for ₹5.36 billion (~$73.5 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Brookfield Renewable Acquires 360 MW of Distributed Solar Assets for $810 Milllion

Brookfield Renewable Acquires 360 MW of Distributed Solar Assets for $810 Million

Canada-based renewable energy investor Brookfield Renewable, along with its institutional partners, announced its entry into a definitive agreement with Exelon Generation Company. Brookfield Renewable will acquire a distributed generation development ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Researchers Discover Material That Could Store Solar Energy for Several Months

Researchers Discover Material That Could Store Solar Energy for Several Months

A team of researchers from Lancaster University studying a crystalline material has discovered it can capture solar energy and store it for several months at room temperature and release it ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Amazon Becomes World's Largest Corporate Purchaser of Renewable Energy

Amazon Becomes World’s Largest Corporate Purchaser of Renewable Energy

E-commerce giant Amazon announced 26 new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects totaling 3.4 GW of electricity production capacity, bringing its total investment in renewable energy in 2020 to 35 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Italy Announces Special Tariffs for Shared Renewable Energy Generation by Prosumers

Italy Announces Special Tariffs for Shared Renewable Energy Generation by Prosumers

Italy has launched a new incentive program to encourage the local generation and sharing of renewable power. Two kinds of prosumers would be the beneficiaries of the incentive program: energy ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_ ADB Approves $600 Million Loan to Indonesia for Renewables

Daily News Wrap-Up: ADB Approves $600 Million Loan to Indonesia for Renewables

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Royal DSM announced the launch of the all-purpose Endurance Backsheet D15. The newly launched Endurance Backsheet protects ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ EDF Renewables to Supply 250 MW of Solar to Steel Producer Nucor

Daily News Wrap-Up: EDF Renewables to Supply 250 MW of Solar to Steel Producer Nucor

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: EDF Renewables North America and Nucor Corporation have signed a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association Prepares Policy Agenda for Biden Government

US Solar Energy Industries Association Prepares Policy Agenda for Biden Government

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) of the United States announced that it has prepared a legislative and executive agenda for 2021. SEIA asked President-elect Biden and the new Congress ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Sun Exchange’s 1.9 MW Solar-Plus-Storage Project For Zimbabwe's Vegetable Exporter

Sun Exchange’s 1.9 MW Solar-Plus-Storage Project For Zimbabwe’s Vegetable Exporter

Zimbabwe’s leading fruit and vegetable exporter, Nhimbe Fresh, struck a deal with South African solar leasing platform Sun Exchange to install 1.9 MW of solar-plus-storage project for its cold store ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Hero to Exchange Two-Wheelers for Electric Scooters

Daily News Wrap-Up: Hero to Exchange Two-Wheelers for Electric Scooters

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Orsted and bp have agreed to jointly develop a potential large-scale renewable hydrogen project at bp’s Lingen ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Airports Authority of India Signs Pact With NVVN for Solar and EVs

Daily News Wrap-Up: Airports Authority of India Signs Pact With NVVN for Solar and EVs

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Airports Authority of India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NTPC Vidhyut Vihar Nigam Limited to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
ADB Offers Over $10 Million to the Maldives to Swap Diesel-Based Grids with Renewables

ADB Offers Over $10 Million to the Maldives to Swap Diesel-Based Grids with Renewables

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that it approved a concessional loan worth $7.74 million and a project grant worth $2.73 million to advance the existing 'Preparing Outer Islands for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Adani Solar Jodhpur Commissions a 50 MW of Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Solar Jodhpur Commissions a 50 MW of Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Solar Energy Jodhpur Two Limited commissioned a 50 MW solar power project as an independent power ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI and OREDA Come Together to Develop Agro-Photovoltaic Projects in Odisha

SECI and OREDA Come Together to Develop Agro-Photovoltaic Projects in Odisha

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) to develop solar energy projects in the state ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
China Adds 18.7 GW of Solar Capacity in First Nine Months of 2020

China Adds 18.7 GW of Solar Capacity in First Nine Months of 2020

China has installed 18.7 GW of solar capacity in the first nine months of 2020, an increase of 17% compared to 16 GW installed during the same period in 2019, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ RenewSys Sets Up Solar Module Testing Facility in Bangalore

Daily News Wrap-Up: RenewSys Launches New Half-Cut Mono PERC Solar Modules

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: RenewSys, a solar module manufacturer, launched ‘DESERV Galactic Ultra’ a range of high output modules that have ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: KKR Launches Platform to Acquire Renewable Assets in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: KKR Launches Platform to Acquire Renewable Assets in India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: ReneSola Energy Nantong, a joint venture of  Zhongnan Industry and ReneSola Yixing, has signed a cooperation agreement ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-up_ NHPC Planning a 600 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Daily News Wrap-Up: NHPC Planning a 600 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: NHPC Limited has revealed its plans to build a 600 MW solar project in Deoria district of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Delhi Starts Trial on Buses Running on Hydrogen-Mixed CNG

Daily News Wrap-Up: Delhi Starts Trial on Buses Running on Hydrogen-Mixed CNG

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Board of Directors of NHPC Limited has approved the proposal to initiate the merger of its ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Total and Google Cloud Develop a Tool that Can Predict the Solar Potential of Rooftops

Total and Google Cloud Develop a Tool that Can Predict the Solar Potential of Rooftops

Total, a France-based oil and gas major, and Google Cloud have jointly developed Solar Mapper, a tool to predict rooftop solar energy potential. The tool aims to enhance the solar ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Novus Green Wins a 15 MW Floating Solar Project in Telangana

Daily News Wrap-Up: Novus Green Wins a 15 MW Floating Solar Project in Telangana

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Novus Green, a Telangana-based renewable energy company, has been awarded a 15 MW (19.5 MW DC) floating ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Floating Solar in Hydropower Projects Could Generate 7.6 TW of Energy Annually

Floating Solar in Hydropower Projects Could Generate 7.6 TW of Energy Annually

A hybrid system combining floating solar and hydropower projects may have the potential to generate a significant amount of clean energy annually. According to a research report by the National ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
MNRE to Hold a Conclave to Discuss India's Solar Manufacturing Expansion Plans

MNRE to Hold a Conclave to Discuss India’s Solar Manufacturing Expansion Plans

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is hosting a global virtual symposium 'India PV Edge 2020' that would focus on India's solar manufacturing segment on  October 6, 2020 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Siemens and WUN H2 to Build a CO2 Free Hydrogen Production Facility

Daily News Wrap-Up: Siemens and WUN H2 to Build a CO2 Free Hydrogen Production Facility

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and the Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen, have agreed ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Avaada to Receive $15 Million from Asian Development Bank to Expand its Solar Portfolio

Avaada to Receive $15 Million from Asian Development Bank to Expand its Solar Portfolio

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that it has signed an agreement to invest $15 million in Avaada Energy Private Limited (AEPL) to help expand the company’s solar generation capacity ...
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