Enfinity Global Finances 1.2 GW Solar, Wind Power Plants In India

US-based Enfinity Global Inc., today announced that it has signed $135 million in financing for the development and construction of 1.2 GW of solar and wind projects in India. The financing is being provided by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) through subsidiaries of CPPIB Credit Investments Inc. The projects in this portfolio, […]

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Chitradurga, Bellary Emerge As New RE Hotspots In Karnataka

Karnataka is among the leading renewable-rich states in India. It is also touted as one of the earliest adopters of green energy. As per the latest data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Karnataka ranks third in India when it comes to total solar capacities. Till April 2024, the southern Indian state […]

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EU’s Wind, Solar Generation Rose By 14%, Fossil Fell To 25%

EMBER, a clean energy think tank recently reported a decline in EU fossil generation to below 25% in a month for the first time ever. The study reported a major milestone for EU in its electricity transition in April 2024. The electricity generation reportedly increased by 0.4% year-on-year over January-April 2023. Meanwhile, wind and solar […]

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With Legislations In Hand, Virginia Set To See A Rise Of Community Solar

Since 2022, efforts to kickstart a shared solar programme in southwest Virginia in the United States (US) have been stalled. But this year, a renewed push brought it to life. The General Assembly at the Senate and the House of Delegates passed separate legislations, SB 253 and HB 106, to enlarge Dominion Energy’s existing community […]

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Renewables Can Bring Down Singapore’s Gas Dependency To 61%: EMBER

A recent report from energy think tank EMBER said that Singapore’s heavy reliance on gas-based electricity could be cut down with the expected rise of renewables in the country. The report said that based on its calculations, the share of electricity from gas would drop from 92% in 2022 to 61% by 2035. This was […]

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FY24: REC Ltd Reports 125% Jump In Sanctions For Solar Projects

REC Limited, a Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) today presented its audited standalone and consolidated financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2024 and FY24. REC Limited comes under the Ministry of Power. As per the details shared by REC Limited, it recorded its highest-ever annual profit. The media release from the company […]

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NTPC Plans To Use Solar For Crematorium On A Pilot Basis

NTPC is now planning to setup a crematorium that can use solar thermal technology. The Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) has planned to take up this unique project on a pilot basis. The government entity had also issued a tender last month in this regard seeking developers. NTPC said that the traditional ritual of cremation […]

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NTPC-REL Releases Tender For 260 MW Solar Project At Bikaner

NTPC Renewable Energy Limited (NTPC REL), a subsidiary of NTPC released a tender, inviting online bids from eligible bidders for the development of a 260 MW grid-connected solar PV project at Bikaner, Rajasthan. NTPC REL invited bids for design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, packing and forwarding, transportation, unloading storage, installation, testing and commissioning of the solar […]

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India Sees Steepest Rise Of Solar, Coal Follows The Race

Renewable energy capacities in India especially solar seem to have received an impetus in the first quarter of 2024 (January-March). As per the analysis of the International Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) the highest additions of new capacities of fuels in India were seen from the solar sector, followed by coal projects. IEEFA in […]

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