Energy Transition

KKR Invests in Hero Future Energies in $450 Million Transaction

New York’s Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company (KKR), a leading global investment firm, and Hero Future Energies (“HFE”)- the renewable energy arm of the Hero Group, have announced the signing of definitive agreements. Under the agreements, KKR and the Hero Group will invest $450 million in HFE. This investment will position HFE for continued growth […]

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France’s CMA CGM Creates Special Fund for Shipping Decarbonisation

French shipping conglomerate CMA CGM Group is creating a Special Fund for Energies which is backed by a five-year $1.5 billion budget to accelerate its energy transition and achieve net-zero carbon by 2050. The official statement of CMA CGM revealed that the special fund will invest to support the industrial production of new fuels, as […]

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IRENA Report on Scenarios for The Energy Transition

IRENA has published this research report titled “Scenarios for the Energy Transition: Experience and good practices in Latin America and the Caribbean.”  In this research report, examples of this type that were discussed during the webinar series “Long-Term Energy Scenarios (LTES) for Developing National Clean Energy Transition Plans in Latin America and the Caribbean” are […]

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JSW Energy Gets SECI LOA For 300 MW Wind Energy Project

JSW Neo Energy Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of JSW Energy Limited, has received Letter of Award (LoA) for a total Wind capacity of 300 MW from Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI). The company had won the 300 MW capacity at Rs 2.94/unit in the tariff based competitive bid invited by SECI for […]

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EU Votes To Ban Sales Of CO2 Emitting Combustion Engine Cars and Vans by 2035

The European Union has mandated a ban on vehicles powered by internal combustion engines (ICE) by 2035. The EU Parliament has voted in favour of cars and vans with zero emissions and stipulated 2035 as the deadline to achieve the mammoth target. EU Heralding EV Revolution The judgement has come at a time when giant […]

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Uttar Pradesh Gets Investment Proposals Of Rs 4782 Crores For Renewables

The outcome of GBC 3 (third ground breaking ceremony) has been quite fruitful for the state of Uttar Pradesh in the renewable energy sector development and energy transition. In the most recent case, key players have vowed to invest in the renewable energy segment as investment proposals of Rs 4782 crore have come up for […]

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Siemens, Desert Technologies form ‘Capton Energy’ to develop solar projects

To provide a major boost to the ongoing energy transition, Saudi Arabia based solar power company Desert Technologies and Siemens have launched a joint venture (JV) called Capton Energy. The announcement has revealed that the novel joint venture will be jointly owned by financing arm of Siemens called Siemens Financial Services (SFS) and the Saudi Arabian company. […]

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Budget 2022. Keep Up The Good Work, Says FM To RE Sector

In her shortest budget speech till date in four years, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stuck to the big picture, leaving the fine details of the budget to be understood later. It would be safe to say that with key reform measures still in the pipeline, such as the Electricity (Amendment Bill) Bill, we might see […]

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UP is at a Crossroads in its Electricity Transition: IEEFA-Ember Report

Uttar Pradesh (UP) has fallen behind other power-intensive Indian states in terms of delivering on renewable capacity targets due to several delays, inducing anxiety in electricity developers. A new joint report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and energy think tank Ember says urgent action is needed to get back on […]

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