Daily News Wrap-Up_ Hyderabad Metro Rail Goes Solar

Daily News Wrap-Up: Hyderabad Metro Rail Goes Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Amp Energy India has commissioned a behind-the-meter solar project for L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited, a public-private ...
South Korean C&I, Residential Consumers to Buy Renewables as part of RE100 Initiative

South Korea’s C&I, Residential Consumers to Buy Renewables as part of RE100 Initiative

South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE) has announced that it would allow domestic electricity consumers to purchase electricity from renewable sources as part of the RE100 initiative ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SK Group, Plug Power to Form Joint Venture to Enhance Footprint in Asian Hydrogen Market

SK Group, Plug Power to Form Joint Venture to Enhance Footprint in Asian Hydrogen Market

US-based hydrogen fuel cell provider Plug Power has announced that it is forming a strategic partnership with South Korean conglomerate SK Group to enhance its footprints in the Asian hydrogen ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
After China, Japan and South Korea Pledge to Become Carbon-Neutral by 2050

After China, Japan and South Korea Pledge to Become Carbon-Neutral by 2050

The world's third-largest economy, Japan, announced its plan to become carbon-neutral by 2050. In his first policy speech in the parliament, Yoshihide Suga, Prime Minister of Japan, said, “Responding to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Total and Macquarie to Develop Over 2 GW of Floating Offshore Wind Projects in South Korea

Total and Macquarie to Develop Over 2 GW of Floating Offshore Wind Projects in South Korea

Total, a France-based oil and gas company, announced that it had joined hands with Macquarie's Green Investment Group to develop over 2 GW of floating offshore wind projects in South ...
/ / Wind
Researchers Claim They Can Potentially Double the Driving Range of Electric Vehicles

Researchers Claim They Can Potentially Double the Driving Range of Electric Vehicles

A team of researchers led by Hun-Gi Jung at the Center for Energy Storage Research at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has claimed to have come up ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
South Korean Polysilicon Manufacturer Hanwha to Close its Domestic Solar Business

South Korean Polysilicon Manufacturer Hanwha to Close its Domestic Solar Business

After one of the largest polysilicon manufacturers OCI brought down the shutters on its domestic production, Hanwha Solutions has also decided to close its solar-grade polysilicon business after accruing losses ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
ReNew Power Partners with South Korea’s GS E&C for a 300 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

ReNew Power Partners with South Korea’s GS E&C for a 300 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Independent power producer ReNew Power Private Limited has announced a joint venture partnership with South Korea’s GS E&C for the construction of a 300 MW solar power project in Rajasthan. The project is ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
South Korea to Build World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Project

South Korea to Build World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Project

South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE) has announced for the development of a 2.1 GW of floating solar power projects. After its completion, the project will be ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
SECI’s 3 GW Solar Tender with Manufacturing Gets Another Bid Deadline Extension

South Korea Aims for 35% Renewable Energy Generation Capacity by 2040

South Korea aims to harness more of renewable energy generating sources as it looks towards a cleaner future. A Reuters report has cited a government policy draft that says that ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
German Solar Developer ib vogt GmbH Acquires Majority Stake in Singapore’s nv vogt

Germany’s KACO New Energy Sells South Korean Business to OCI Power

KACO new energy GmbH, a German solar inverter manufacturer, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with South Korean chemical and renewable energy group OCI for the sale ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
South Korea Plans to Build 4 GW of Solar-Wind Complex

South Korea Plans to Build 4 GW of Solar-Wind Complex

South Korea has announced that it will build a 4 GW solar and wind energy complex on the Saemangeum reclaimed land area in Gunsan. The hybrid complex will be located ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Blockchain Company, Swytch to Partner with South Korean City of Chuncheon to Develop Solar

Blockchain Company, Swytch to Partner with South Korean City of Chuncheon to Develop Solar

Swytch, a U.S.-based blockchain-driven clean energy company, has signed a deal with Chuncheon, the capital of Gangwon Province in South Korea, to reduce carbon emissions in the city. Under the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
South Korea Issues Guidelines for Solar Projects in Environmentally Protected Areas

South Korea Issues Guidelines for Solar Projects in Environmentally Protected Areas

The Ministry of Environment in South Korea has issued guidelines for solar power installation amid fears about environmental damage due to natural disasters. The guidelines will come into effect from ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India and South Korea Sign Agreement for the Expansion of Renewables

India and South Korea Sign Agreement for the Expansion of Renewables

The Korea Power Electric Corp. (KEPCO), a South Korean state-run utility, has signed Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with India’s Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) for the expansion of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Hanwha Q CELLS to Supply Solar Modules for Rooftop Projects at South Korean Gas Stations

Hanwha Q CELLS to Supply Solar Modules for Rooftop Projects at South Korean Gas Stations

Hanwha Q CELLS, a manufacturer of solar cells and modules, has signed a multi-party memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which it will supply solar modules for rooftop solar installations atop various ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
DGAD Initiates Anti-Dumping Investigation into Solar EVA Sheet Imports

DGAD Initiates Anti-Dumping Investigation into Solar Imports of EVA Sheets

The office of Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has initiated an investigation on import of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) sheets for solar modules imported from China PR, Malaysia, ...