Sumant Sinha

Renew In Collaboration With Stanford’s Storage X Initiative

ReNew Power, one of India’s leaders in renewable energy, today announced a collaboration agreement with the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University and its StorageX Initiative. StorageX is an academic-industry-government initiative that aims to solve the most pressing real-world challenges in battery storage. ReNew’s collaboration with StorageX will focus initially on challenges surrounding grid […]

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Renew Power Starts 300 MW Gujarat Wind Energy Plant

ReNew Power, a leader among renewable energy firms in India, has announced the commissioning of a 300 megawatt (MW) wind power generation facility in Gujarat. The project was previously awarded to ReNew’s operating subsidiary ReNew Wind Energy (AP2) Private Limited in a competitive E-reverse auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The […]

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ReNew Power to be Publicly Listed on the Nasdaq, Valued at $8Bn

Sumant Sinha led Renew Power Private Limited, the country’s leading renewable energy generator has started the process to achieve a listing at the NASDAQ market in the US via the SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company) route. As of December 2020, ReNew had a total capacity of close to 10 GW of wind and solar power […]

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Budget 2021 Reactions. Industry Welcomes Broad Direction, Hopes For Specifics

The Union Budget 2021, for all its usual detractors, has been welcomed in more ways than one. While the stock markets seem to have welcomed the bold moves to junk fiscal limitations and go for high spending to revive the economy, the industry has welcomed it for more reasons. One couldn’t help but notice during […]

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The Risk In Renewables, And How To Reduce It

The Fourth Plenary session at REINVEST 2020 looked at the risks in investing in renewables in India, and ways to mitigate those risks. A panel with India’s leading renewable financiers, developers and global players narrowed down the key issues and some possible solutions. Pankaj Jain, Additional Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, moderated […]

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The Case For Storage Is a Tough Sell At Reinvest 2020

RE-invest 2020’s session on battery storage, with a focus on innovation and sustainability, sent out mixed messages on the potential for, and need for battery storage in India. Thus, while some of the panelists drove home the point that long term storage was not really a requirement for India yet, considering the little gap between […]

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India Needs to Establish Value Chain to Boost Solar Equipment Manufacturing : Industry

Domestic manufacturing of solar equipment in India will need the support of a back-end supply chain that needs to be quickly established The plans for establishing domestic manufacturing of solar equipment in India will need the support of a back-end supply chain that will need to be quickly established, industry executives said. Sumant Sinha, chairman […]

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After 25 GW Capacity Target, Renew Power to Enter Cell Manufacturing

Update: Sumant Sinha, Chairman and Founder at Renew Power, has confirmed that the firm will be entering into manufacturing of solar cells, with  an initial capacity of 2000MW . Close on the heels of plans to grow total installed capacity to 25,000 MW in 5 years, comes a report in The Economic Times that Renew […]

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ReNew Power Inks Pact to Buy AI & ML Startup Climate Connect

With an aim to access energy management services, Gurugram-headquartered renewable energy independent power producer (IPP) ReNew Power has signed a definitive pact to acquire Regent Climate Connect Knowledge Solutions Pvt Ltd (Climate Connect), a specialist in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Startup Climate Connect was co-founded by Nitin Tanwar and Sanand Sule, alumni […]

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