Norfund Pumps Repeat Investment into Fourth Partner Energy for ₹350 Cr

Norwegian Investment Fund for developing countries – Norfund today announced a fresh investment of ₹350 Cr into renewable energy solutions platform, Fourth Partner Energy (4PEL). This is the second round of equity infusion by Norfund into 4PEL, following its $100 Mn investment in June 2021. Speaking about this development, Anders Blom, Vice President at Norfund […]

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SKF Signs VPPA with Enel to Power One-Third of its European Operations

A firm that delves into industrial sustainability, SKF has signed a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Enel. The long-term agreement, forged with global energy company Enel, will enable SKF to purchase guarantees of origin from Enel’s forthcoming solar project in Spain over 15 years. The purchased guarantees of origin will match the electricity consumption […]

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Capgemini Offices in India Reach 100% Renewable Energy

Multinational information technology services and consulting firm Capgemini has announced that its facilities in India are operating on 100 percent renewable energy (RE). This allows the firm to avoid over 70,000 tonnes of carbon emissions per annum. The firm transitioned to 100 percent renewable energy through onsite renewable energy generation, offsite renewable energy purchase through […]

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Corporate PPA Contracts Added 148 GW of RE From 2015 to 2022: WBSCD

As per a recent report shared by World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBSCD), 23% of the firms that aimed for 100% renewable energy have achieved their goal of 100% renewable energy. Furthermore, by 2021, companies committing to procure 100% renewable power through RE100 were procuring 49% from renewable sources, equating to 184 TWh of […]

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Flipkart Commits 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030 for Operations

E-commerce giant Flipkart has said that it has become the first Indian e-commerce company to commit to sourcing 100% of its electricity needs from renewable sources for its entire operations by 2030.  As a part of this pledge, Flipkart has taken Climate Group’s RE100 commitment, which is a collaboration of the world’s most influential businesses […]

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The Top 5: Why Data Centres Are A Favourite To Shift To Renewable Energy

Whenever you use the internet, you’re connecting to one of the millions of servers distributed across hundreds of data centres located worldwide. Yes, these are the ‘cloud’ servers every digital user today is familiar with. While they are crucial for tech giants, people may not realise that these centres, with their extensive security requirements, and […]

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Sungrow Joins EP100 Promising Higher Energy Productivity

After RE100, which focused on signing up firms to commit to renewable energy use, the climate group has come out with the EP100, which is focused on energy productivity. And who better to sign up for that other than inverter solution major Sungrow, which has an installed global capacity of almost 225 GW now. Sungrow, […]

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Dalmia Cement Promises Rs 250 Cr Solar Plant In Jharkhand

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, which had earlier become the first cement company to join RE100 – a global collaborative initiative of the world’s most influential companies committed to 100% renewable power, has committed to a Rs 250 crore investment in a solar plant to supply power to a planned additional grinding unit in the state. […]

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UltraTech Cement Joins RE100, Target Still 2050 For Net Zero

UltraTech Cement Limited, the largest manufacturer of grey cement, white cement and ready-mix concrete in India, has joined Climate Group’s RE100 initiative at Climate Week NYC 2021. As part of its commitment, UltraTech targets to meet 100 per cent of its electricity requirement through renewables sources by 2050. As the third largest cement manufacturer in […]

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