Sumant Sinha

Renew Power On Fortune ‘Change The World’ Top 10 list

ReNew Power (NASDAQ: RNW), has been ranked 10th by Fortune Magazine in its annual “Change the World” list for 2021, the highest rank achieved by an Indian company in this year’s list. The annual list by Fortune recognizes leading businesses that are working to improve human condition even as they pursue their business goal of seeking […]

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Renew Power Commissions 250 MW Solar project In Rajasthan

ReNew Power today announced the commissioning of 250 MW capacity of its Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) solar generation project, SECI-3. The project has a total generation capacity of 300 MW which was won by ReNew Power in tranche 3 of the competitive auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). ReNew expects the […]

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ReNew Power Makes First Hydro Acquisition, Adds 359 MW Acquisitions

 ReNew Power continues its strong 2021 performance with the announcement of two acquisitions of 359 MW of renewable projects. Notably, the firm has made its first Hydropower acquisition, a 99 MW project in Uttarakhand. The second project is a clutch of 260MW/330MWp solar projects in the state of Telangana According to the firm, the combined […]

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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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