EU Augments Overall Energy Consumption Target to 42.5% by 2030

The European Council recently adopted the new Renewables Energy Directive that will raise the share of renewable energy in the EU’s overall energy consumption to 42.5% by 2030 with an additional 2.5% indicative top up to allow the target of 45%. The directive has been formally adopted. Member states will have 18 months after the […]

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The Unicorn In Solar Market : Zetwerk’s Story

Ever since the solar sector was brought into focus sharply in 2014, in the form of an ambitious capacity addition plan by the central government, the sector has been abuzz. Yes, there have been the predictable, and some unpredictable roadblocks too, be it the covid pandemic, or the price volatility that followed it. But there […]

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Renewables and EVs: Myths and Reality

There is no doubt that Electric vehicles are a Global saviour for our planet against the pollution being caused by transportation. Reduced greenhouse emissions with EVs is supposed to be offering its accelerated benefits when fueled through renewables. The benefits of this combination thus are inevitable. But there are implementation challenges that places limits on […]

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Startup on Smart Grid Applications Probus Smart Things Raises $3 Mn

Probus Smart Things, a startup on IoT communications and data analytics focused on smart grid applications has raised $3 million. Unicorn India Ventures and Family Office from the US lent support to the startup to raise this amount. The round also saw participation from existing investors. Unicorn India Ventures is a Mumbai-based early stage fund […]

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“What is important is the intent; Capability can be built”, Shilpa Urhekar, Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy

Shilpa Urhekar is one of those rare professionals in the solar sector who have seen the sector evolve from its tentative origins, when a MW-sized project was a milestone, to the current shift, when GW-sized ambitions are at par for the course. The former Indian Air Force squadron leader has been involved with establishing module […]

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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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Goldi Solar Launches Hi-Efficiency Mono PERC DCR PV Modules

Goldi Solar continues to add to its range of offerings in the Mono Perc and bifacial segments. In the wake of the M10 wafer size and HELOC Plus series’ successful launches (G12 wafer size). Now, in the HELOC® Pro line, Goldi Solar offers its devoted consumers the Mono PERC range of DCR modules. With a […]

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Enel Gears to Add 21 GW Renewable Assets in Core Countries

Enel, an Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas is exiting the big markets of Romania, Peru and Argentina and now the company has held that its exit is a part of the 2023-2025 strategic plan under which Enel will focus on Spain, the US, Brazil, Colombia, Chile and its home market Italy. […]

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Greece Makes 888 MW Green Additions in H1 2022; Looks to Cross 10 GW Threshold

Greece’s green additions have witnessed a major leap, especially when compared against those made in last year. Reports confirm that there were 91 MW capacity wind installations from January through June, taking up the total to 4,294 MW. Further, 10 MW in new small hydropower plants were added, augmenting the segment to 249 MW. The […]

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