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Jindal Steel Floats RE Tender to Procure Max 224 MW

Jaipur-based Jindal Steel has released a new tender, inviting bids for the procurement of 224 MW of renewable power (solar and non-solar) for interstate or intrastate trading through the open access route. The company aims to meet its additional power requirements due to the expansion of its plant capacity from December 1, 2022, to November […]

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Servotech Awarded Off-Grid Solar Project by UPNEDA

Servotech Power Systems Ltd., a New Delhi-based manufacturer of LED lights and solar products, has bagged an off-grid solar PV plant order from Uttar Pradesh New & Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA). In this project, Servotech will be responsible for the supply, erection, testing, and commissioning of the off-grid solar PV power plant in different […]

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Adani Solar Plans Expansion in East & N.East with KSL Cleantech’s Help

Adani Solar, the Adani Group’s solar manufacturing and EPC arm, has launched a retail distribution business for India’s eastern and northeastern states with KSL Cleantech Ltd as the official channel partner for the two regions. Adani has now extended its reach to more than 1,000 towns in the country for the distribution of solar panels, […]

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Scientists from UK & Japan Unravel Perovskite’s High Efficiency Enigma

In their breakthrough collaborative work, scientists from the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, the Diamond Light Source synchrotron facility in Didcot, Oxfordshire, and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan have offered explanations for why perovskite materials are seemingly so tolerant of defects in their structure. Their findings have been published in Nature […]

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State Regulator Signs Off on 600MW Solar Projects in Ohio

State regulators on Thursday signed off on four solar farms for Ohio, U.S., including one planned for Union County and another in Marion County, as the rush to build solar projects in the state continues. The four projects bring to 18 the number of solar farms to be approved this year by the Ohio Power […]

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Solar Energy, CNG Will Soon Power Kerala’s Ferries and Tourist Boats

Ferries, tourist boats, and barges operated by public sector agencies in Kerala are set to take the plunge into solar power or CNG as the fuel source to address climate change concerns and to rein in the operational cost, according to recent media reports. The city-based Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation Ltd (KSINC) is […]

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Jordan Signs Unique Deal with Israel to Barter Solar Energy for Water

Israel and Jordan have signed a declaration of intent for a water-for-energy deal, Israel’s Energy Ministry said on Monday, in the first such deal between the two countries. The project would see Jordan build 600 megawatts of solar generating capacity which would be exported to Israel, contingent upon Israel providing water-scarce Jordan with 200 million […]

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Canadian Firm Closes $10M Series A to Expand Lithium Refining Capacity

Mangrove Lithium, a Vancouver based company, has closed a USD $10 million Series A investment round led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) with participation from existing investor BDC Capital’s Cleantech Practice (BDC). The company will use the investment to build its first operational, commercial-scale plant with the intention of expanding lithium refining capacity in the Western […]

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Developers Should Be Protected From Abrupt Regulatory Changes

Intro: Amid all excitement around the ambitious goals set by PM Modi for the energy market in India, solar firms like Amplus Solar also raise apprehensions about a need for regulatory stability and certainty. These they feel are the key asks, for enabling more investments to flow into the country and, also in ensuring viability […]

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