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SECI Issues RfS for 1.2 GW of ISTS Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

SECI has issued a tender for setting up ISTS-connected wind-solar hybrid power projects in India, for an aggregate capacity of 1.2 GW. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender, inviting proposals from eligible bidders for setting up ISTS-connected wind-solar hybrid power projects in India (Tranche-IV), on a Build Own Operate (BOO) […]

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GIP’s Indian Arm Vector Green Gets CRISIL AAA Rating for Solar Portfolio

Vector Green Energy, the Indian renewables platform wholly owned by fund manager Global Infrastructure Partners (“GIP”) in India, has been awarded the highest rating of ‘AAA/stable’  by credit rating agency CRISIL for a group of its solar power generating plants (Restricted group). A AAA rating implies the highest safety and lowest credit risk for any […]

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7-Country European Alliance To End Export Financing For Fossil Fuels

During a virtual meeting yesterday, seven European countries came together to formally launch the Export Finance for Future (E3F) coalition, a new alliance aimed at ending public export guarantees for fossil fuel projects, as part of efforts to reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change. Other than France, the host country, the conference was attended […]

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Etrio Partners with Zypp Electric to Supply 3-Wheelers for Last-Mile Delivery

Etrio, India’s fastest growing electric vehicle start-up with an aim of electrifying intra city transportation has today joined hands with the largest 2-wheeler logistics startup, Zypp Electric to scale up the latter’s last-mile delivery with a 3-wheelers fleet. Under this association, 100 Etrio flagship brand Touro three-wheelers are going to be operational soon and this […]

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Sol Systems Flips the Switch at Seven Solar Projects at Walmart Stores Across California

Sol Systems announces the completion of solar energy systems totaling 6.5 megawatts (MW) at seven Walmart stores across California. The portfolio includes a mixture of solar energy systems installed on the rooftops and parking lot carports. The portfolio is part of an ongoing partnership and will provide power directly to Walmart stores in Burbank, Calexico, […]

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First North Central Wind Project Begins Commercial Operation

American Electric Power’s 199-megawatt (MW) Sundance Wind Energy Center in north central Oklahoma has begun commercial operation. Located in Woods County, Sundance is one of three wind projects that compose the North Central Energy Facilities, which will provide 1,485 MW of clean energy to customers of AEP’s Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) and Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) subsidiaries. Invenergy is […]

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Hunt Perovskite Technologies Awarded Funding from Department of Energy

Hunt Perovskite Technologies (HPT) today announced that it has been selected for an award of $2.5 million in funding from the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2020 Perovskite Funding Program. In addition, HPT is also co-Principle Investigator and collaborative partner in two other […]

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Batteries Better Than Gas at Meeting Australia’s Future Peaking Needs

In September last year, the Scott Morrison-led Australian government had announced that it was setting a target for the electricity sector to reach final investment decisions by the end of April 2021, towards delivering 1000 MW of new dispatchable energy by summer 2023-24, so that the coal-fired Liddell power station could be closed down in […]

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EDF Successfully Installs 100,000 Smart Meters in India 

EDF has successfully installed 100,000 smart meters in India under its EESL contract, commercial roll-out of 5 million smart meters is next. Global low-carbon electricity leader EDF has announced that it has successfully installed 100,000 smart meters in India under its contract with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an energy service company under the administration […]

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