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Bangladeshi solar-sharing start-up aims to cut power waste

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 3, 2020

A start-up that helps rural Bangladeshi owners of home solar power systems...

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India achieves historic low solar tariff of Rs 2.36 per kWh for 2-GW ISTS tender

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2020

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on Tuesday saw a historic low winning tariff of Rs 2.36 per kilowatt hour (kWh) from SolarPack, a Spanish developer, for its 2 gigawatt (GW) interstate transmission system (ISTS) solar PV project under tranche-IX, according to JMK...

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Subject Tags: SECI , solar energy

Enel to build first solar plant in India after winning tender

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2020

Italy's biggest utility Enel said on Tuesday it had won its first photovoltaic tender in India and would be spending around $180 million to build its first solar plant in the country. In a statement, the group said its green energy unit had won the right to sign a 25-year...

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Subject Tags: solar energy

Chinese solar imports to be exempted from BCD if PPA signed earlier

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2020

Chinese imports for public solar power projects will be exempted from the basic customs duty if the power purchase agreements were signed before the implementation of the duty, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said on Tuesday. The decision is subject to the...

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IOC to set up technology development centre at Faridabad

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2020

Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the nation's biggest oil firm, on Monday said it will set up a new technology development centre...

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Japan's NTT to build renewable energy business, says Nikkei

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 30, 2020

Japan's Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) will develop a renewable energy business with its own electricity grid and is likely to invest over...

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EDF Renewables UK, Octo Energy team up on solar, battery projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 30, 2020

EDF Renewables UK has partnered with Welsh renewables company Octo Energy to identify and deliver 200 megawatts of hybrid solar and battery...

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Round-the-clock renewable energy tenders worry developers

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2020

Renewable energy developers are uneasy about the government’s recent focus on round-the-clock solar and wind tenders, as they feel this may not be workable in practice. The ministry of new and renewable energy conducted a round-the-clock (RTC) auction earlier this month for...

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Tata Power’s Renewable Portfolio Grows 7% to 3,883 MW in Q4 FY20

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2020

Utility giant Tata Power on Wednesday reported a 7 percent surge in its renewable energy portfolio, which includes clean and green energy projects, and stood at 3,883 MW from the corresponding quarter in FY19. The country’s one of the largest integrated power company said...

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Another bidding extension for SCCL’s 81 MW solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., May 14, 2020

The Solar Energy Corporation of India, on behalf of state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), had invited bids to set up an aggregate 81 MW solar capacity at the coal miner’s different sites in Telangana. In yet another extension, bidding for 34 MW (AC) ground...

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