Author: Bhoomika Singh

Indian Renewable Energy Industry Analysis

The India Brand Equity Foundation (ibef) has reported an analysis of the Indian Renewable Energy in May 2021. It reported that India ranked third in EY Renewable Energy Country Attractive Index. Installed renewable power generation capacity has increased at a fast pace over the past few years, posting a CAGR of 17.33% between FY14-FY20. Power […]

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Hyundai Partners with UL for Safe Deployment of Second Life BESS

The South Korean multinational automotive manufacturer, Hyundai Motor Company has partnered with the global safety science leader, UL for the safe deployment and use of second-life battery energy storage systems (SLBESS). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed during a ceremony at UL’s offices in Seoul, South Korea on July 23, formalized the relationship between the […]

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Govt. Confirms Solar Imports Down To $571 million in 2020-21

Yesterday, the Union Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister Raj Kumar Singh while addressing the Lok Sabha announced that India’s solar cells and modules imports fell to $571.65 million in the last financial year (FY20-21) from $2.16 billion and $1.68 billion in FY18-19 and FY19-20, respectively. Till July end, India had imposed tariff and […]

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Swiggy Pledges 8,00,000 Kms Daily on EVs by 2025 . Is It Ambitious Enough?

India’s food delivery giant, SoftBank-backed Swiggy, has announced a slew of partnerships with various electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers in recent times to develop what it calls a sustainable, greener, and cost-effective solution for delivery fleets. Swiggy has started trials in Hyderabad, Delhi, and Bangalore of deploying EVs in its delivery fleets. These trials are the […]

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GreenCell Mobility To Deploy 3,250 Electric Buses Over Three Years

A pan-India shared electric mobility player, GreenCell Mobility (GCM) has announced plans to deploy 3,250 state-of-the-art electric buses (e-buses) in the coming 3 years as part of its B2C business. The EverSource Capital-backed GrenCell has aggressive plans to launch 750 premium luxury AC e-buses in phase 1 across intercity & inter-state routes that will cover […]

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Solar Cells with Ferroelectric Crystal Lattice Produce 1,000 Times More Power

Researchers from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Germany, have developed a lattice arrangement of three different layers of ferroelectric crystals that induced a powerful effect in solar cells. The researchers believe that on integration with the ferroelectric crystal lattice, the solar cells can become thousand times more powerful. They say that combining ultra-thin layers of […]

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Li-Ion to Stay The Dominant Storage Standard For India Upto 2030-Report

According to a report by Gurugram-based research and consulting firm Praxis Global Alliance, Lithium-ion technology will drive growth of stationary storage within Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) of India over the next 10 years.  The assertion comes even as progress on other battery chemistry’s, be it Sodium ion or even Iron, continues apace. The report […]

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China: 40 Year Experience in Renewable Energy Development

In less than 40 years, China has moved from a lagger to global leader status. While the energy demand has steadily grown at an unprecedented pace, frequently at a double-digit growth rate, the share of renewables in the total primary energy consumption ramped up from 4 percent in 1980 to about 13.1 percent in 2019, […]

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Middle East Solar Industry Association’s Mid-year Solar Outlook 2021

The Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) is the largest solar trade association in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Established in 2009, it carries out solar-related activities and programs across the MENA region. The mid-year report is a more concise version of the MESIA Annual Outlook Report to be published in January […]

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