UK, German Moves To Support Offshore Wind Point To Challenges Ahead

Ørsted’s Travails World’s biggest  offshore wind energy developer- Danish firm Ørsted on November 1 this year announced ceasing developing two of its proposed offshore wind projects in the United States (US) at the cost of around £3bn in penalties. These projects were slated to come up at New Jersey off the US coast. They had […]

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Norwegian Battery Maker Morrow Nets €100m Equity Funding

Norwegian battery start-up Morrow Batteries has scooped up €100m in an investment round led by Siemens Financial Services and ABB. Other investors in the round were Nysnø Climate Investments and Arendals Fossekompani, as well as the company’s existing shareholders PKA, NOAH and Agder Energi Invest. Morrow, starting with its first battery cell factory opening in […]

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Djibouti Launches Maiden Wind Farm with 60 MW Capacity

Djibouti, located on the Horn of Africa, has launched its maiden wind farm- the 60 MW Red Sea Power (RSP) project. This is the key international investment in Djibouti’s energy. The project, valued at US$122 million, has put in place Djobouti’s first Independent Power Producer (IPP). The investors responsible for the said project are mulling […]

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Suzlon Sees Wind Project Order Downsized From 285 MW To 168 MW

Renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon Energy has announced that it has suffered a significant downsizing of an order it had won in 2018.  The order, dated May 30, 2018, from Avikiran Solar India Private Limited was for a 285 MW wind project, which has now been downsized by the firm to just 168 MW. We […]

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Siemens Announces 800 MW Inverter Manufacturing Capacity In US

German Power major Siemens has joined the rush of firms seeking to benefit from the $360 billion plus subsidies on offer under the Inflation Reduction Act in the US. Announcing plans to begin manufacturing solar string inverters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Siemens will make Blueplanet inverters at the new site, which it acquired from KACO in […]

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KORE Power Chosen by Energy Vault for US Battery Production from 2025 Onward

Swiss energy storage firm, Energy Vault, has chosen KORE Power, a company based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to supply batteries produced domestically. The anticipated launch of Phase 1 at the KOREPlex facility in Arizona is set for 2025. A Master Supply Agreement was announced earlier this week, outlining an initial delivery capacity of 1.3 GWh […]

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Siemens Emerges Lowest Bidder For 1,200 E-Locomotives Worth Rs 20,000 Crore

German engineering major Siemens has won a contract to build 1,200 electric locomotives with 9000 HorsePower at Dahod in Gujarat for more than Rs 20,000 crore. The tender from Indian Railways was published in April this year. The Indian railways has set itself a net zero target of 2030, with a major part of the […]

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NTPC Renewables Report Card: The State of The PSU’s Renewable Efforts

India’s national generator, NTPC, works for and is under the ownership of the Ministry of Power, Government of India. It is engaged in the generation of electricity and allied activities. The company is positioned at the helm of the Indian power sector and is the largest power producer in the country. NTPC is also actively […]

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Siemens Commissions One of Germany’s Largest Green Hydrogen Facility

Global RE conglomerate Siemens has said that it has commissioned one of Germany’s largest green hydrogen generation plants in Wunsiedel, Upper Franconia. Bavaria’s Minister-President Markus Söder, Siemens Managing Board member Matthias Rebellius and Financial Services CEO Veronika Bienert handed over the plant to the operating company WUN H2, represented by Managing Directors Thilo Rießner and […]

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