Clean Energy

First Bids Under IL&FS Asset Monetisation Expected Soon

The sale of its renewable energy business will reduce the total debt of IL&FS by Rs 5,000 crore. Cash-strapped IL&FS Group will receive first set of bids under the asset monetisation process on Monday as part of the resolution process, according to sources. The company’s board will later consider bids for Rs 8,000 crore renewable energy business that […]

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UK Augments Funding for African RE Projects by £30 million

Harriett Baldwin, the UK Minister for Africa, announced additional new funding to give more people and companies across Africa access to affordable, clean energy. Minister Ms. Harriett Baldwin announced that the new funding will see £30 million added to the Transforming Energy Access program, taking total British investment to £100 million, and allowing it to […]

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Minnesota Sets Sight For 100% Carbon-Free Electricity by 2050

Governor Tim Walz has set an ambitious goal for Minnesota to get 100 percent of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050, though his plan was short on specifics of how to meet that target. Walz said his clean energy proposals would put Minnesota at the forefront of addressing climate change while ensuring “reliable, affordable and sustainable […]

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Review of a PV Plant Featuring Single-Axis Trackers

Soltec, a leading manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers and related services in large-scale projects, supplied 162 MW of complete tracker equipment to a PV power plant located in Northeast Brazil. The project counts with 5,368 units of the innovative independent-row tracker. Eliminating array-gaps at all pile mounting locations, SF7 achieves complete tracker module […]

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Interview with Hemant Lamba, Chairperson, Ashden India Collective

 Ashden India Collective (AIC) – a network of India-based winners of the prestigious Ashden Awards. It has 27 member organisations and entrepreneurs from around India. Individually the members of the Collective work to increase the number of Indians benefiting from affordable, clean energy. In an exclusive interview with Saur Energy International during the India […]

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Government of India has been making concerted efforts for Developing Energy Storage Technologies

The Government of India has been making concerted efforts for developing energy storage technologies for managing the variable generation from renewable energy sources, including solar power. In this regard, an Expert Committee chaired by Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, has proposed draft National Energy Storage Mission that strives for leadership in the energy […]

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ADB Invests $20 Mn to Finance RE Projects in Southeast Asia

Proceeds of the bonds will finance renewable energy projects in the Asia and Pacific region, including Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has invested $20 million in the maiden climate bond issuance of AC Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corporation in the Philippines. ADB is an anchor investor in the […]

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SECI Issues NIT for Deployment of RE Projects with Storage at Lakshadweep

SPDs will also be responsible for the successful O&M of the project for a period of 10 years. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a Notice Inviting Tenders (NIT) for deployment of Renewable Energy Projects along with a linked Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep. The brief […]

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Solar Panels That Could Revolutionise Clean Energy

High temperatures are no longer required to coat things with a photovoltaic layer, thanks to Olga’s Inkjet Processing Method. A novel inkjet processing method for perovskites (a new generation of cheaper solar cells) developed by a Polish Physicist and Businesswoman, Olga Malinkiewicz, makes it possible to now producing solar panels even under lower temperatures, drastically […]

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