Author: Subhash Yadav

Total Eren, Others Collaborate for Indonesian Wind Plus Storage Project

Indonesian power utility PLN (Persero) has collaborated with Total Eren SA in the construction of a 70 MW wind power plant  project in Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan, Indonesia. This is also the first renewable project in Indonesia equipped with a 10 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) technology. Adaro Power and Pembangkitan Jawa Bali Investasi […]

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Renewable Energy: Looking Beyond Gujarat In 2023

The Indian story of renewable energy is actually a story of paradoxes. Thus, even as the country has made remarkable progress in adding renewable capacity, it still fell comfortably short of the 175 GW target for 2022 Nationally, the country today has achieved 168 GW of renewable energy including large hydro power but the travesty […]

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Microwaves Can Advance Solar Cell Production, Recycling: Macquarie University

A microwave technology invented at Australia’s Macquarie University has proved that solar cell recycling can be made easier and so do manufacturing of new solar cells. During the fabrication of solar panels, silicon goes through several high-temperature processes known as annealing. Currently the cells are cooked in an oven. A paper now published in the […]

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Huasun To Supply 1.5 GW HJT Modules To European Developer Inercom

Chinese manufacturer Anhui Huasun Energy Co. Ltd has announced that the company has once again reached a cooperation with Inercom Ltd and signed a framework agreement for supplying HJT modules. Inercom is a well-known European EPC company. By the end of 2025, Huasun will provide at least 1.5GW Himalaya series ultra-high-efficient HJT modules for large-scale […]

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Europe Slips Up, Again, On Meeting Climate Goals

Two contrasting reports have dominated the renewable energy landscape of Europe this week: One, the European Union policymakers have agreed to double the renewable use by 2030 through massive RE installations. Two, a WindEurope report finds that Europe has invested lowest in offshore wind since 2009 in 2022, a mere EUR 17 billion in new […]

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Solar Waste Recycling: An Opportunity For India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has added the solar modules and solar cells under the e-Waste Management Rules 2022 thereby fixing responsibility of the producers in terms of storing solar industry waste, filing regular returns, disclosing the panel and cell inventory separately and complying with the CPCB guidelines. The move is widely […]

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Norwegian Fund To Invest $62 Million In SAEL To Help Develop 3GW Renewables

The new Norwegian Climate Investment Fund has said that it will be investing about NOK 600 million or $62 million (Rs. 500 crores) in equity in Sukhbir Agro Energy Limited (SAEL). As per the official statement of the fund, the investment will contribute to avoiding more than 2.8 million tons of CO2 emissions. Given the […]

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JVVNL Issues Tender For 31 MW Solar Projects Under PM-KUSUM

The Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam (JVVNL) has called for bids to develop 31.02 MW grid-connected solar projects under ‘Component C’ of the PM-KUSUM meant for the solarization of power grids. The last date for bidders to submit the bids is February 20, 2023. The bid opening date is February 22. As per JVVNL, 13 solar […]

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Rajesh Exports Signs Agreement With Centre & Karnataka For 5GWh Lithium Cells Factory

Rajesh Exports Limited (REL) has announced that it has signed a tripartite agreement with the Central Government and Karnataka state government under which it will set up a 5 GWh gigafactory to manufacture lithium ion cells for battery production. The company said that it was selected by the Central Government as one among the successful […]

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