All 33 District Headquarters in Rajasthan to be Developed as Green Energy Cities: BD Kalla

Rajasthan is planning to develop all 33 district headquarters and some other select cities as ‘Green Energy Cities’, and has set a target of 30,000 MW of renewable energy generation capacity by 2024-25, said BD Kalla, Rajasthan’s Minister for Energy.

Other Energy Applications / Sustainable Building | 14/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

Tata Motors 3 Manufacturing Plants Bags National Energy Conservation Award 2020

India’s leading automobile manufacturing company Tata Motors has bagged the prestigious National Energy Conservation Award (NECA) 2020 for its energy conservation measures.

Standards & Certifications | 13/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

Adani Green Energy Commissions 25 MW Solar Plant in UP

Conglomerate Adani Group’s renewable energy arm Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) said that its step down subsidiary, Adani Solar Energy Chitrakoot One Ltd, has commissioned a 25 MW solar power plant in Chitrakoot district of Uttar Pradesh (UP).

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 12/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

Sterlite Power Raises Rs 200 Cr from Allianz Global Investors to Slash Borrowings

Global power transmission player Sterlite Power has raised Rs 200 crore in debt financing from Allianz Global Investors (Allianz GI), one of the world’s leading investment managers with focus on sustainable investments.

Investment & Trading | 11/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

Sungrow PV Inverter Shipments to India Crosses 7 GW

Manufacturer of inverter solutions for renewable, Sungrow’s cumulative shipments to India surpassed 7 GW by the end of 2020.

Energy Storage | 08/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

EESL, PCRA to Implement Energy Efficient PNG Cook Stove Programme Pan India

The Energy Efficient PNG Cook Stove (EEPS) programme, in its first phase, will witness the distribution of 10 lakh energy efficient PNG based cook stoves in select cities of the country. The programme will be available to all PNG consumers in the relevant areas.

Other Energy Applications / Cooking | 16/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

IntelliSmart, Infosys to Setup Sustainable Energy Digital Platform for Distribution Sector

IntelliSmart Infrastructure Pvt Ltd (IntelliSmart), a joint venture between state-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) and National Investment & Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), and IT giant Infosys Ltd have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a digital platform for value added services.

Policies & Regulations | 16/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

WBERC Relaxes Rooftop Solar Regulations with Net Metering

According to earlier regulations, only institutions, commercial, industrial and cooperative housings were allowed net metering benefit but that was from 5KW onwards.

Policies & Regulations | 16/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

MNRE Issues Advisory for Consumers on Vendor Authorization for Rooftop Solar Scheme

The move came after it has been brought to the notice of the Ministry that some rooftop solar companies / vendors have been setting up rooftop solar plants by claiming that they are authorized vendors by the Ministry.

Policies & Regulations | 16/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

First Batch of World’s Largest Tidal-Flat 300MW Utility Solar Plant Connected to the Grid

The first batch of units of world’s largest tidal-flat utility PV plant (300 MW), contracted by the 12th Bureau of Hydropower, have been successfully connected to the grid for power generation. This completed the annual grid connection goal safely, efficiently and satisfactorily.

Renewable energy / Solar PV | 15/01/2021 | By News Bureau

PFC to Open Rs 5,000 Cr Public Issue of Debentures at Coupon Rates Upto 7.15% on Jan 15

State-owned power sector lender Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) will be opening its Rs 5,000 crore public issue of secured, redeemable Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs) with coupon rates ranging upto 7.15 per cent pa across maturities on January 15, 2021.

Investment & Trading | 14/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

Siemens Gamesa, Siemens Energy Join Forces to Offer Offshore Wind-to-Hydrogen Solution

Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy have joined forces by combining their ongoing wind to hydrogen developments to address the challenges of decarbonizing economy to solve the climate crisis.

Renewable energy / Hydrogen / Fuel Cells | 14/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

NHPC Inks Pact for Implementation of Takeover of 120 MW Rangit-IV HE Project in Sikkim

Country’s leading hydropower company NHPC Ltd has signed a definitive agreement for implementation of the approved resolution plan for takeover of 120 MW Rangit-IV HE project of Jalpower Corporation Ltd (JPCL) in Sikkim.

Renewable energy / Hydropower | 14/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

Tesla Officially Debuts in India; Registers Indian Arm in Bengaluru

Electric car maker Tesla Inc has finally moved a step closer to its launch in India by registering its Indian subsidiary with the Registrar of Companies on January 8, 2021. The Indian subsidiary was registered as Tesla Motors India and Energy Private Limited, having its registered office in the southern city of Bengaluru.

Other Energy Applications / Sustainable Transport | 13/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

Plus Renewables, 424 Capital Enter into Merger Deal for Asset Management Biz in North America

Plus Renewable Technologies said that its subsidiary, SP Energy (USA) One LLC, the parent company of Radian Generation LLC has entered into a merger agreement with an arm of 424 Capital.

Business | 12/01/2021 | By Manu Tayal

 
 
 
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