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Avaada Energy Secures Rs 4,471 Cr Refinancing For Rajasthan Solar Projects

Avaada Energy, the renewable energy arm of Avaada Group, has announced the successful closure of one of the largest refinancing transactions in India’s renewable energy sector, securing about Rs 4,471 crore from the state-owned lender, the National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID). This refinancing transaction, conducted under a Restricted Group (RG) structure, encompasses […]

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ISA Inks Pact With Bhutan For Development Of Solar Projects

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has signed a Country Partnership Agreement (CPA) with the Department of Energy and, the Ministry of Energy & Natural Resources in Bhutan. This partnership aims to pave the way for a more sustainable & resilient energy future for Bhutan, the ISA said in a post on X, formerly Twitter. “An […]

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EV Startup Raptee Rolls Out First Motorcycle From Chennai Plant

Chennai-based EV startup Raptee Energy has rolled out its first production-ready motorcycle from its manufacturing plant. The company said it signaled the company’s transition from a startup to a full-fledged EV brand. This milestone underscores Raptee Energy’s dedication to setting new standards for performance and sustainability in the industry. Raptee Energy’s assembly line in Chennai […]

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Elections 2024: Renewables Take Center Stage In Political Parties’ Manifestos

The leading Indian political parties have now come out with their party manifestos for the upcoming Parliament (Lok Sabha) elections. Some of them have now also promised their consumers access to increased renewable power too. This comes months after the BJP-led Union government announced PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana which has already been rolled […]

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Husk Power Secures $4 Million In Debt Financing From ElectriFI

In a joint announcement today, Husk Power Systems and ElectriFI announced collaborating with each other to boost the growth of renewable energy in rural India. Husk Power is a decentralized solar-hybrid mini-grid solution provider. ElectriFI is an EU-funded impact investment facility managed by EDFI Management Company. The firms today confirmed Husk’s securing of an additional […]

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Sany India Launches Electric Truck To Be Used For Open-Cast Mining

Manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, Sany India, has unveiled the SKT105E Electric Dump Truck, to be locally manufactured in India. The SKT105E Electric Dump Truck represents a new era in mining technology, combining local expertise with global innovation. Designed to meet the rigorous demands of open-cast mining operations, this fully electric off-highway dump truck […]

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BPCL Awards 52 MW Solar Consultancy Contract To Ahasolar Technologies

Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) has announced it has awarded the consultancy contract for setting up a 52 MW solar power project in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh to Ahasolar Technologies. The tender for the solar power project was floated by BPCL in February. Under the ambit of the project, BPCL has planned to power its refineries through […]

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Log9 Materials and Zeta Energy Partner For Advanced Battery Systems Innovation

Battery cell technology and EV Mobility Ecosystem developer, Log9 Materials and Zeta Energy Corp, a lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery company, announced today a partnership to create the next generation of cells and batteries. The partnership is set to commence on April 21, during Log9’s annual Day Zero anniversary event. According to Log9 Materials, the partnership offers […]

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Varun Beverages To Pick Stake In UP, Maharashtra Solar Firms

Gurgaon-based beverages company and PepsiCo franchisee Varun Beverages Limited has announced to invest upto 14% of the Equity Share Capital of Huoban Energy 11 Private Limited, a special purpose vehicle inter-alia engaged to supply solar power to consumers in the state of Maharashtra. Along with that the company also announced its decision to invest upto […]

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