Author: Ayush Verma

Liberty Global to Trial Turning Broadband Infrastructure into EV Charging Stations

Liberty hopes to have up to six trial charging points set up by mid-April. UK-based Liberty Global, the parent firm of Virgin Media is testing a secondary use for its broadband infrastructure using street-side boxes that link internet connections from exchanges to homes and businesses to build electric vehicle charging stations in the U.K. The […]

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Volkswagen Will Convert its Components Plant to Develop EV Charging Stations

The planned transition to e-mobility will allow the plant to accomplish the urgently needed transformation and will contribute to safeguarding employment and sustainably strengthening the financial situation of the Hanover components plant. Volkswagen Group has announced that it plans to start mass production of flexible and fast electric vehicle charging stations by 2020, and the […]

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Tamil Nadu Working To Revise its Solar Policy : CM

A revised state solar policy is going to be released soon, Tamil Nadu CM L. Palaniswami has confirmed. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister L. Palaniswami, speaking at the inauguration ceremony of float glass major Saint-Gobain India’s third manufacturing plant, said that the state government will soon come out with a revised solar energy policy. The floating […]

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SECI and HPPC Sign PSA for 590 MW of Wind Power

SECI announces an agreement with HPPC for sourcing 590 MW of wind power. The Haryana Power Purchase Centre (HPPC) has announced the signing of a Power Sale Agreement (PSA) with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for procuring 590 MW of wind energy. The country’s nodal agency for renewables announced via a tweet. PSA […]

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Haryana Issues Tender for 20 MW Rooftop Project Under RESCO Model

The last date of bid-submission is February 15, 2019, and the technical bids will open on the same day. The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) has issued a tender for selection of bidders for commissioning a 20 MW rooftop solar PV in Haryana under the RESCO mode. Renewable Energy Service Companies (RESCO) have been […]

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China Added 44.3 GW of Solar and 20.59 GW of Wind Capacity in 2018

Total capacity, including hydro and biomass as well as solar energy and wind power, rose to 728 GW by end-2018, the NEA said during a briefing. According to official numbers, China’s renewable energy capacity increased by 12 percent in 2018 year-on-year compared to 2017. The leading country in the world for both solar and wind […]

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BESCOM Floats Tender For 100 EV Charging Stations in Bengaluru

The last date of bid-submission is February 20, 2019. The Bangalore Electrical Supply Company (BESCOM) has recently issued a tender for setting up of 100 electric vehicle charging stations in Bengaluru. With this, it joins other neighbouring states which have started pushing out for EV charging in key cities, notably Hyderabad in Telangana. While the […]

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NLC India to Set Up 1 GW of Solar Projects in Tamil Nadu

NLC India’s  MoU envisages close to Rs 23,800 crores investment in TN NLC India (NLCIL), state-owned mining and power generating company, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu government to develop 2,640 MW of lignite-based thermal power projects and 1,000 MW of solar energy projects in the state. […]

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Gujarat Frames Land Policy for Renewable Energy Projects

A total area which can accommodate 30,000 MW of renewable energy will be sanctioned for these parks, with each park large enough to install a minimum of 1,000 MW. Gujarat has released its land policy for renewable energy projects, which seeks to set up wind parks and wind-solar hybrid parks in the state, similar to […]

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