Author: Subhash Yadav

Auto Makers call on UK Govt for more EV Charging Points and a ‘Regulator’

Growth pangs are appearing for the EV sector in the United Kingdom, as the industry faces the challenge of  unavailability of the required number of EV battery charging stations in the country. Just when sales of EV’s are finally taking off in a big way. That has brought the  Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders […]

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IIT Bhubaneswar Develops Low-Cost Mobile Solar Pump for Farmers

Building on a 2017 grant from the state government of Odisha to build a technology driven support for farmers in the state, IIT Bhubaneswar has come up with a state-of-art solar pump that is not just economical, but also with added mobility  feature to support farmers in distant locations. SO far,  IIT Bhubaneswar has delivered […]

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SECI invites EPC tender for 100MW floating Solar Project in Ranchi

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an international tender inviting players for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project to install a 100 megawatt (MW) floating solar power plant in the state of Jharkhand. The tender says that the project will be based in the Getalsud Dam that lies near Ranchi. The […]

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APTEL Clears Way For BSES Discoms to exit NTPC’s Dadri-I PPAs

In a major relief to BSES Yamuna and BSES Rajdhani, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has upheld the appeal by the two DISCOMS and allowed them to withdraw from the power purchase agreements (PPA) and supplementary PPA with NTPC’s Dadri I plant. The key reason behind the order is that the power generating plant […]

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Torrent Power Bags 25 MW Solar Portfolio in Gujarat

In a recent announcement, Torrent Power said that the company has entered into a share purchase agreement with Blue Daimond Properties and Balrampur Chini Mills for the acquisition of 100 per cent equity share capital of Visual Percept Solar Project, which operates a solar plant of 25 MW capacity in Gujarat. Subject to closing price […]

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Chandigarh Admin Notifies Draft EV Policy, Offers Financial Benefits

Chandigarh Administrator Banwarilal Purohit has approved the “Draft Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy 2022” for the union territory, aiming to turn the latter into a ‘Model EV City’ through a significant increase in EV penetration within five years. Following its recent notification, the draft EV policy will stay in the public domain for a period of […]

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KoBold Raises Over $190 M to Source Metals for EV Batteries

Silicon Valley-based KoBold Metals has raised more than $190 million in its latest Series B funding round that is expected to give speed to the firm’s efforts to find new deposits of critical metals that are required for EV batteries and clean energy. KoBold Metals is a start-up backed by a coalition of billionaires including […]

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Tender issued for 1MW Rooftop Solar for Sun Temple and Modhera in Gujarat

A tender for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) has been issued by the Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL) for the installment of a minimum of 1 megawatt (MW) rooftop for India’s rich heritage hubs of the Sun Temple and the historical township of Modhera in Gujarat. The heritage site lies in the Mehsana district of […]

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TotalEnergies to Acquire Commercial & Industrial Solar Business of SunPower

TotalEnergies has announced that the company has signed a contract with SunPower Corp.’s to purchase latter’s Commercial & Industrial Solutions (CIS) business for $250 million. The amount includes $60 million of earn-out. TotalEnergies is the majority shareholder of SunPower, a leading solar technology and energy services provider. Both the companies have approved the acquisition following a thorough process involving […]

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