Karnataka’s Renewable Energy Policy for 2021-2026 Aims at Adding 2 GW of Rooftop Solar

Karnataka’s Renewable Energy Policy for 2021-2026 Aims at Adding 2 GW of Rooftop Solar

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has issued the ‘Draft Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2021-2026” aimed at developing 20 GW of renewable energy projects with and without energy storage. According ...
Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in February 2021

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

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from February 2021: Total Eren and EDF Renewables announced that EDEN Renewables India has successfully secured financial closure for ...
Germany’s Solar Installations Rose to 536 MW in January 2021

Germany’s Solar Installations Rose to 536 MW in January 2021

Germany installed 536 MW of new solar capacity in January 2021, a 59.05% increase compared to 337 MW during the same period last year, according to the Federal Network Agency ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Project Finance Brief_ China Three Gorges to Acquire 400 MW of Solar and Wind Portfolio

Project Finance Brief: China Three Gorges to Acquire 400 MW of Solar and Wind Portfolio

Spanish solar project developer Solaria Energia y Medio Ambiente has signed an agreement with Dutch lender Rabobank for financing 150 MW of solar projects in Spain. This agreement also includes ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Plug Power, SK Group to Build Hydrogen Ecosystem in Asian Markets

Daily News Wrap-Up: Plug Power, SK Group to Build Hydrogen Ecosystem in Asian Markets

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Plug Power and SK Group have completed capital investment worth $1.6 billion to partner in accelerating hydrogen ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
EDP to Invest €24 Billion to Double its Solar and Wind Capacity by 2025

EDP to Invest €24 Billion to Double its Solar and Wind Capacity by 2025

EDP, a Portugal-based electric utility company, will invest €24 billion (~$29.10 billion) in the energy transition to double its solar and wind capacity from 12 GW to 25 GW by ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
France's Total Sells Stake in 338 MW of Solar and Wind Assets

France’s Total Sells Stake in 338 MW of Solar and Wind Assets

French oil and gas major Total announced its plans to sell parts of its stake in its solar and wind farms to France-based Crédit Agricole Assurances and Banque des Territoires. The value ...
Renewables Account for 50% of Coca-Cola's Energy Needs in India

Renewables Account for 50% of Hindustan Coca-Cola’s Energy Needs in India

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) has announced that 50% of all energy requirements at its factories in the country are being met through renewable power. The company has offset 46,500 tons ...
Adani Green Energy to Build Transmission Lines for a 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

Adani Green Energy to Build Transmission Lines for a 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has permitted  Adani Green Energy, the renewable energy arm of Adani Group, to construct transmission lines for a 300 MW wind project in Gujarat. The ...
/ / Wind
Daily News Wrap-Up: Canadian Solar Closes $208 Million Japan Green Infrastructure Fund

Daily News Wrap-Up: Canadian Solar Closes $208 Million Japan Green Infrastructure Fund

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Canadian Solar, a global solar module supplier, has announced the close of the Japan Green Infrastructure Fund, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
US Electric Utility Invites Bids for 300 MW of Solar and Wind Projects

US Electric Utility Invites Bids for 300 MW of Solar and Wind Projects

Appalachian Power, an electric utility in the United States, has invited bids to develop 300 MW of solar and wind projects. The request for bids is the first in a ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ NTPC Commissions Fourth 150 MW Unit of Kameng Hydroelectric Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC Commissions Fourth 150 MW Unit of Kameng Hydroelectric Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: BASF, a Germany-based multinational chemical company, has signed a 35 MW wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Macquarie Infrastructure Raises $1.9 Billion for Investment in Renewable Projects

Macquarie Infrastructure Raises $1.9 Billion for Investment in Renewable Projects

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has raised nearly €1.6 billion (~$1.93 billion) for investments in renewable energy projects with the closure of the Macquarie Green Investment Group Renewable Energy ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Wind Installations up 70% in the Fourth Quarter of 2020

Wind Installations up 70% in the Fourth Quarter of 2020

Wind installations in India were up nearly 70% in the fourth quarter of 2020 (Q4 2020), with about 500 MW of capacity added compared to 295 MW installed in the ...
Solar Energy to Equal Coal's Share in India's Power Mix by 2040_ IEA

Solar Energy to Equal Coal’s Share in India’s Power Mix by 2040: IEA

India is expected to see the largest increase in energy demand globally over the next two decades and will overtake European Union as the third-largest energy consumer by 2030, the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Rooftop Solar to Meet 10% of Sunvik Steels' Power Needs in Bengaluru

Daily News Wrap-Up: Rooftop Solar to Meet 10% of Sunvik Steels’ Power Needs in Bengaluru

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Sunvik Steels has partnered with Dexler Energy to develop 13 MW of rooftop solar projects at its ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
NTPC To Add 16.5 GW of Renewables Between 2022-2027: RK Singh

NTPC To Add 16.5 GW of Renewables Between 2022-2027: RK Singh

NTPC Limited has installed 1,083 MW of solar, wind, and small hydropower projects and plans to add 16.5 GW of renewables between 2022-27, Union Power Minister R.K. Singh said in ...
Energy Storage Systems Must Be Charged Using Renewables: Round-the-Clock Power Bid

Energy Storage Systems Must Be Charged Using Renewables: Round-the-Clock Power Bid

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has amended the guidelines for the tariff-based competitive bidding process for the procurement of round-the-clock (RTC) power from grid-connected renewable power projects, complemented with power ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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 ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: "Switch Delhi" Campaign to Promote Shift to Electric Vehicles

Daily News Wrap-Up: “Switch Delhi” Campaign to Promote Shift to Electric Vehicles

Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has launched the 'Switch Delhi' campaign, a mass awareness program to sensitize Delhi citizens about the environmental benefits of switching to electric vehicles (EV) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Renewables Overtake Fossil Fuels as Europe’s Primary Source of Electricity

Renewables Overtake Fossil Fuels as Europe’s Primary Source of Electricity

Renewables overtook fossil fuels as the European Union’s (EU) primary source of electricity due to the rapid growth of clean energy and decline of coal power, according to a new ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Pathways for US to Meet Net Zero, Net Negative CO2 Emissions by 2050_ Report

Pathways for US to Meet Net Zero, Net Negative CO2 Emissions by 2050: Report

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has published a report claiming to have created multiple pathways to help the United States meet net-zero and net negative CO2 emissions by 2050. AGU ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Suzlon’s Net Revenue Jumps in Q3 FY 2021 Following Debt Restructuring

Suzlon’s Net Revenue Jumps in Q3 FY 2021 Following Debt Restructuring

Suzlon Energy Limited has announced a 43% jump in its net revenue in the third quarter (Q3) of the financial year (FY) 2021 on the back of a ramp-up in its ...
Daily Wrap-Up_ Blockchain Technology Guarantees Renewable Origin of Green Hydrogen

Daily News Wrap-Up: Blockchain Technology Guarantees Renewable Origin of Green Hydrogen

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: ACCIONA has developed a platform based on blockchain technology that guarantees the renewable origin of green hydrogen. With ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar is the New King as Installed Capacity Surpasses Wind

Solar is the New King as Installed Capacity Surpasses Wind

The share of solar power in India’s installed power capacity mix reached 10.3%, exceeding that of wind-based power sources for the first time, according to Mercom’s data. The share of ...