Floating Solar On A Growth Path

In Solar’s rise to pre-eminence from a fringe renewable energy option just a decade back, it’s time to consider the rise of floating solar (also called floatovoltaics in many cases). To think that it did not even exist at any scale till 2013. The earliest patent on floating solar was taken out only in 2008. […]

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India Planning Bids for 4 GWh of Grid-Scale Battery Storage System

In an attempt to make the country’s electricity green, the Indian government is planning to invite bids for setting up around 4 GWh (4000 MWh) of grid-scale battery storage system at regional load dispatch centres (RLDCs), according to an announcement made by the Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, Raj Kumar Singh. The Union […]

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Denmark Leads in Share of RE Production, India Yet To Break Into Top 15

Wind and solar produced 2,435 TWh of electricity in 2020, providing almost a tenth of the world’s electricity. While European countries like Denmark, Ireland, and Germany are leading among the world’s top 15 producers, India is not part of his group. Even though India’s renewable energy capacity is being added to each year, with the […]

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India’s Three Battles To Lose

What, and how India sets about achieving climate goals in the decade to 2030 matters. Not just for the impact it will have on doing our bit on global warming, but also for what it does to shift the country decisively away from our current energy pathways. The decade to 2030 also seems to be […]

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LNJ Bhilwara Group Forays into Energy Storage Segment

The Rs 7300 crore turnover  LNJ Bhilwara Group, today announced its entry into the lithium-ion battery business through its private promoter entities. The group has entered into a joint venture with ReplusEngitech Pvt Ltd, a Pune-based company pioneering advanced energy storage products and solutions to establish a 1GWh plant for Lithium-Ion Battery Modules & Packs, […]

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Global Energy Investments Far From a Net Zero Pathway: IEA

As spending rebounds towards pre-crisis levels, not enough is going into clean energy, especially in emerging market and developing economies, new IEA report finds Global investment in energy is set to rebound by nearly 10% in 2021 to USD 1.9 trillion, reversing most of last year’s drop caused the Covid-19 pandemic, but spending on clean […]

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IEA Upgrades Solar To Energy ‘King’ In Outlook for 2021, 2022

The International Energy Agency (IEA), in its latest Energy market update, has flagged renewables as the only category which saw  demand increase. based on this, and the competitive filed for renewables versus other energy options, the agency sees a solid future ahead for renewable energy, particularly Solar. For India, which has been hit hard by […]

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Lithuania Well Placed to Lead on Clean Energy in Baltic Region: IEA

Lithuania has made impressive headway in its clean energy transition in recent years but needs to take action in several key areas to accelerate progress towards its goal of climate neutrality in 2050, according to a new policy review by the International Energy Agency. The European nation is seeking membership of the IEA, which conducted the […]

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Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. Awarded $50 Million Wind Construction Contract in Iowa

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (NASDAQ: IEA) (“IEA” or the “Company”), a leading infrastructure construction company with renewable energy and specialty civil expertise, today announced that the Company has been awarded the Plymouth Wind Energy Center contract valued at approximately $50 million. Invenergy, a leading privately-held global developer, owner, and operator of sustainable energy solutions, […]

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