Author: Tony Cheu

Cleantech Solar Crosses 300 MW Mark in Maharashtra For C&I Segment

Cleantech Solar, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions to corporations in India and Southeast Asia, has commissioned open access solar PV projects totaling 24 MWp at its solar park in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra. Power from these projects is being procured by leading corporates on a captive basis to meet energy needs for their […]

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Apraava Energy Bags New Energy Transmission Project In Madhya Pradesh

Apraava Energy, a leading integrated energy solutions provider, announced today that it has secured a new greenfield interstate transmission project in Madhya Pradesh through the Government of India’s Tariff-Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) process. The project involves setting up of ~ 40 kms of 765 kV double-circuit transmission lines and a 3,000 MVA substation. This is Apraava’s […]

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Solar Finance Startup Metafin Gets $5 Million Funding

Metafin, a leading cleantech-focused NBFC, has successfully raised $5 million in equity funding, led by Prime Venture Partners and Varanium Capital. This investment backs Metafin’s approach to accelerating rooftop solar adoption and financing in rural India. Metafin plans to utilize funds to expand across states, grow its loan book, enhance its technology and IoT stack, […]

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CERC Moves On Pilot Project For Market Coupling

Reports have confirmed that the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has ordered for a shadow pilot on market coupling of India’s power exchanges. The news confirms  what has been suspected for long, that despite protestations of IEX the premier power exchange, and many other stakeholders, the government is determined to push ahead with market coupling […]

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Australia In Focus as Pacific Green Targets 12 GWh Global BESS Capacity

UK based Global energy storage and environmental technology company, Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. is targeting more than 12GWh of battery energy storage capacity across four global markets. Having achieved rapid pipeline growth to 6GWh in 2023 – taking scale positions in the emerging Italian and Australian energy storage markets, as well as moving its first […]

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Solis Strengthens Bankability Rank For Buyers

In a key development Ginlong (Solis) has announced its notable position in the 2023 BloombergNEF (BNEF) Inverter Bankability Survey. The survey, engaging diverse industry stakeholders such as banks, solar engineering contractors, and technical advisers, sheds light on the solar inverter bankability landscape. Bankability rankings serve to reassure financial institutions backing solar projects on the quality […]

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Citizen Solar In Tie-up With Jinchen To Expand Module Capacity to 1.2GWp

Gujarat based Citizen Solar has signed an MoU with Chinese solar equipment manufacturer Jinchen Corp to expand its solar module manufacturing capacity to 1.2 GWp in a phased manner. Citizen solar is an approved manufacturer that is already on MNRE’s Approved List of Module Manufacturers (ALMM) list on date. It’s approved manufacturing capacity in ALMM […]

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Nextracker Continues Strong Show, Q3 EBITDA Up 168% YoY

US based solar tracker firm Nextracker, in its first earnings announcement since turning a completely independent firm has delivered a stellar set of results. Nextracker’s adjusted earnings before inflation, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) in Q3 FY24 reached US$168 million, more than doubling over the EBITDA in the last 12 months with a 168% year-on-year […]

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Pexapark’s European Market Outlook 2024-More Utility, Hybrid PPAs In Offing

Switzerland-based Pexapark, a specialist provider of Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) price reference, risk and portfolio management software and advisory services for renewable energy, has some interesting predictions for 2024, when it comes to Europe. In its latest European Market Outlook 2024 Report, the Pexapark predicts that Germany will be back on top in 2024 with […]

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