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NextEnergy Capital Divests its 149MW Italian Solar Portfolio

London-based solar investor NextEnergy Capital has announced the sale of the entire portfolio of operating solar projects owned by NextPower II (Fund) in Italy. The Fund’s portfolio comprises 105 individual solar plants for a total installed capacity of 149 MW. Its plants are located across Italy, in regions including Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, Tuscany, Puglia, Sardinia, […]

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Algeria Releases Solar Tender to Deploy 1 GW Capacity

The Ministry of Energy Transition and Renewable Energy of Algeria has launched a tender for the deployment of 1 GW of solar capacity. The procurement exercise will be divided into lots ranging from 50 MW to 300 MW each. The developers can submit technical and financial offers by April 30, 2022. Algerian Renewable Energy Company (SHAEMS), […]

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Impax Partners with Bullfinch Asset to Invest in RE Projects in Germany

Impax Asset Management has partnered with Bullfinch Asset to invest in decentralised clean energy projects in Germany. Impax said a fund it manages has become a shareholder in Bullfinch and has partnered with it to establish Greenfinch, the joint investment vehicle which will deploy capital in projects that enable locally generated energy and support decarbonisation […]

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Decarbonisation to See $395 B Capex by 2030: Report

As India moves more aggressively towards its decarbonisation goals with the overall energy economy shifting towards greener fuels, a Wall Street brokerage has said this space will see a capex of $395 billion by 2030. At COP21 in Paris, as part of its nationally determined contributions, New Delhi had committed to achieve 40 per cent […]

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India Hydrogen Alliance Seeks Support in Union Budget 2022-23

Industry body India Hydrogen Alliance (IH2A) has made various submissions to the government seeking budgetary support for the development of a hydrogen economy in India. IH2A has made submissions to the government for budgetary support for creation of 10 National BharatH2 Clusters, a $1 billion Hydrogen Economy Development Fund (HEDF) and a Public-Private Hydrogen Taskforce, […]

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APTEL Restores Tariff Of Rs 8.40/unit For Solar Developer In Karnataka

In case involving a solar power developer, Vatsala Bellary Solar Projects Private Limited versus the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) and Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM), the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ruled to restore the original tariff of Rs 8.40/unit over the revised tariff of Rs 4.36/unit that KERC had imposed on […]

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Altigreen, Massive Mobility to Install 25k EV Charging Stations in 2 Years

Bengaluru-based EV maker Altigreen is partnering with Delhi-based EV charging solutions start-up Massive Mobility to install 25,000 on-demand charging stations in the next two years. “We have a long way to go in making Indian roads fully electric and, to sustain this uphill climb, there is a need for a robust EV charging infrastructure. Aligning […]

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First Solar Faces Investor Lawsuits Over Business Claims In the US

Starting off the new year on the wrong foot, US solar panel manufacturer First Solar has recently found itself embroiled in a number of lawsuits alleging fraud. Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel announced last week that a class action lawsuit has commenced on behalf of investors of First Solar who purchased the company’s stock […]

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N-type Solar Module Produces 5.26% more Power than P-type one: Report

Latest research has found that the power generation capacity of the N-type solar module is 5.26% higher than that of the P-type module with the same dimension, on account of the former’s lower levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) and higher internal rate of return (IRR). According to a new report by technical service provider TÜV Nord, N-type technology […]

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