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Enel To Start Selling Electricity Directly To Consumers In Australia

Giving a boost to its plans on offering its unique “green-tailer” product in Australia, Italian energy major Enel Group has secured an energy retail license from the Australian Energy Regulator (AER). As a part of its offering, Enel combines renewables from virtual power plants to EV charging options for its customers. The entry of Enel […]

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India’s Journey Towards Clean Energy Transition in 2022: Stepped Approach

By Vishnu Sudarsan, J Sagar Associates Decarbonize, digitise and decantrise is the new mantra for India’s energy transition roadmap. PM Modi’s Paris pledge has given a shot in the arm for the country’s transition plan towards clean energy and to achieve the goal of greening the economy. It provides certainty and visibility to a clean […]

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Li-ion Battery Pack Prices to Fall Below $100/kWh by 2024: BNEF

Lithium-ion battery pack prices, which were above $1,200 per kilowatt-hour in 2010, have fallen 89% in real terms to $132/kWh in 2021, finds a new report from BloombergNEF (BNEF). This is a 6% drop from $140/kWh in 2020. By 2024, average pack prices should be below $100/kWh, predicts the report. BNEF’s 2021 Battery Price Survey explains […]

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Goa’s State-run Transport Corp Gets 2nd Lot of E-buses

Goa’s Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTCL) on Saturday received the second lot of e-buses fitted with features like electronically controlled air suspension, CCTV cameras, and the emergency button to ensure the safety of commuters. Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant flagged off these buses during a round table to promote an electric mobility event organised by the […]

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Tata Motors Delivers 60 E-buses to Ahmedabad Janmarg Ltd

Indian automaker Tata Motors has delivered 60 electric buses to Ahmedabad Janmarg Limited (AJL). The Tata Ultra Urban 9/9 AC buses were flagged off on Friday at the Sabarmati River Front Event Centre, Ahmedabad, by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Ahmedabad Mayor Kiritkumar Parma. The 24-seater zero-emission buses have been supplied under the FAME II […]

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Aussie Firm, German Co. to Jointly Assess Green H2’s Use in Lithium Gen

Australia’s Infinity Lithium Corp Ltd said on Monday it will collaborate with a unit of Germany’s thyssenkrupp AG to explore the use of green hydrogen in producing lithium. The collaboration comes as lithium, an essential component of electric vehicles (EVs), is becoming an increasingly important metal, with EV demand surging globally as countries race to […]

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SECI to Set Up 40 MW Floating Solar Plant in Odisha

A solar power plant with a capacity to generate 40-megawatt (MW) power will be installed at the Hirakud Dam Reservoir in Odisha’s Sambalpur district, an official said, according to media reports. It will be set up by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), which is under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). […]

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Solar Marketplace Otovo Powers Up German Presence

Norwegian solar marketplace firm Otovo has started operations in Germany. That takes the country count to 7 for the firm launched in 2016 to make solar rooftop installations an easier task for customers. Otovo claims that over 500 installer companies work with Otovo in Europe. These companies select which types of solar systems they want […]

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