Author: Chitrika Grover

ACWA Power, L&T Select Nextracker’s Trackers For Saudi Solar Park

Solar tracker and software solutions company Nextracker announced it was selected by ACWA Power and Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) to provide its all-terrain tracker NX Horizon-XTR a 1.17 GW installation at Al Kahfah Solar Power Plant, a strategically important renewable energy project in Saudi Arabia’s Central Province that is part of the National Renewable […]

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IEA Announce To Setup It First Southeast Asia Office In Singapore

International Energy Agency (IEA) recently announced the establishment an IEA Regional Cooperation Centre, in Singapore. It mentioned it to be IEA’s first office outside of its headquarters (HQ) in Paris, France. The announcement was made during the IEA’s 50th Anniversary Ministerial in Paris. IEA announcement, “This headquarter will work with all countries in Southeast Asia […]

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BluSmart, TATA Power Sign 30 MW PPA To Procure Green Energy

BluSmart, an eMobility ride-hailing service and electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure network provider, announced a multi-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Tata Power Trading Company Limited (TPTCL) a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power.  The PPA will allow BluSmart to source green power from TPTCL. This collaboration marks a significant step towards BluSmart’s commitment to […]

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Ciel & Terre Taiwan, HEXA Complete Floating Solar Project In Taiwan

Ciel & Terre Taiwan, a floating solar PV (FPV) solution provider, and HEXA Renewables, a pan-Asia renewable energy platform, recently announced the successful conclusion of Taiwan’s near-shore floating solar projects. The project is situated within the Changbin Industrial Park in Changhua County, this project represents a significant milestone in the renewable energy landscape of Taiwan. […]

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GERC Revises Tariff To Rs 2.57 For 700 MW Project Between SECI, GUVNL

Gujarat Electricity Regulation Commission (GERC) recently approved the power usage agreement signed by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) with Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECIL). The agreement was undertaken for procurement of 700 MW power from their solar PV power plant that is to be set up under Ministry of New and Renewable […]

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Karnataka Set To Install 40,000 Solar Pumps Under PM-KUSUM

Karnataka 2024 Budget released some key initiatives to support the solar sector such as through the installation of solar pumps. The 2024 budget emphasized some key initiatives to make farmers self-sufficient. The Karnataka government will install 40,000 off-grid solar pump sets under the PM-KUSUM Component-B scheme. It plans to do so at an estimated cost […]

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Goa Govt, PFC Collaborate To Set Up Blended Finance Facility With World Bank

Power Finance Corporation (PFC), a NBFC, power sector PSU and renewable energy financier in India, collaborated to support the climate ambitions in Goa. They signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the climate ambitions of the state of Goa. The support extended would be under the Blended Finance Facility being set up by Goa […]

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PM Modi Launches Four RE Projects By Torrent Power At UP Summit

At the recently held UP investors summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for four projects with an investment of approx. ₹ 25,000 crores being developed by Gujarat based Torrent Power in Uttar Pradesh. The Torrent Group’s four projects were launched during GroundBreaking Ceremony (GBC) 4.0, held at Lucknow when the Prime Minister […]

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MNRE Notifies Guideline For 13 GW RE, 12GWh BESS Projects In Ladakh

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in its notification shared the recent President’s sanction for the implementation of a 13 GW renewable energy project in Ladakh (IST GEC – II). The long awaited project comprises of 13 GW renewable energy capacity along with a 12GWh Battery Energy Storage system (BESS) in Ladakh. The government […]

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