PSP Emerges Cost Competitive To BESS: CareEdge Ratings Analysis

CareEdge Ratings a research-based company in its recent estimate for this year found PSP and BESS to be two leading technologies for energy storage. The CareEdge report found that Pumped Storage Projects (PSP) and Battery-Energy Storage Solutions (BESS) technology can become leading technologies in the mainstream mediums for energy storage. It holds the potential to […]

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BREDA Plans To Revive Its Non-Functional Off-Grid Solar Projects, Issues Tender

The Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) government has now planned to revive its non-functional off-grid solar power systems. It has also issued a tender in this direction, seeking developers who can execute the government plan. BREDA has issued the tender on the behalf of the state. BREDA has planned to connect its ailing off-grid […]

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Idaho’s First Utility-Scale Energy Storage Installations Underway

The first utility-scale energy storage installations in Idaho are underway as construction has begun on them. The said installations entail an 80-megawatt (MW) BESS (battery energy storage system) that is under construction at Idaho Power’s Hemingway substation in Owyhee County. It also includes a 40 MW battery energy storage system under construction adjacent to the […]

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X-ELIO Sets up its First Utility Scale 60 MWh BESS Project in Texas, US

X-ELIO, that delves into the development, construction, financing and operation of renewable and sustainable energy projects, has added a BESS (battery energy storage system) project of 60 MW capacity, which has been set up in the Liberty County of Texas in the USA. This is a major project for X-ELIO, given that this is the […]

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India Needs Rs 33,750 Cr To Set Up Li-ion Cell, Battery Mfg Plants: CEEW

Lithium is now a crucial element that would  drive the  world towards energy transition in a major way. In a recent study -‘How can India indigenise lithium-ion battery manufacturing?’ released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) said that India needs investments to the tune of Rs 33,750 crore to achieve the government […]

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CERC Grants Extension of Time for Drawal of Start-Up Power to NTPC

The CERC has given its green signal to a petition filed by NTPC seeking permission to allow drawal of start-up power for Unit-I (800 MW) of Telangana Ph-I (2X800 MW) from the grid beyond the period of fifteen months (after 15.2.2023). NTPC shared that the Telangana (steam-based thermal power station) STPS consists of two units […]

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Israel’s Data Centre Industry Majorly Driven by Renewable Power

Data centres is a hard-to-abate industry. However, with increased adoption of and focus on using renewable sources of energy to generate electricity, data centres around the world are beginning to place a premium on solar energy. In December 2022, the NTT Group, the biggest data center player in India a global leader in offering people, […]

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India & UAE to Seal Agreement on Linking Grid for Renewable Energy

India’s Minister of New & Renewable Energy, Raj Kumar Singh has revealed  that  India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are on their way to enter into a “major agreement”. The cooperation between the two countries concerns the interlinking of renewable energy. He did not give out details about the timeline and added that the […]

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Hitachi Energy Wins NTPC REL Contract for Supplying Transformers

Hitachi Energy India has revealed that it has bagged a contract by NTPC Renewable Energy (NTPC REL), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of NTPC. Under the contract, Hitachi will supply power transformers to NTPC for its 4.75 GW renewable energy park in the offing in Gujarat. This will be part of India’s largest solar […]

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