India’s Total Solar Energy Capacity Crosses 74 GW: CEA Data

The latest data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) revealed that India’s total solar capacity has surpassed 74 GW. The revelation was made in the CEA’s recent monthly installed capacity report.  The CEA report said that by the end of January 2024, India’s total solar energy capacity reached 74.306 GW. Similarly, the country’s total wind […]

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Floating Offshore Wind: Aker Solutions, Principle Power Get 1 GW Contract

Haewoori Offshore Wind 2 (500MW) and 3 (500MW), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partner’s (CIP) floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Ulsan, Korea have awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to Aker Solutions and Principle Power for the floating foundations. As part of the scope, Aker Solutions will coordinate the design and delivery of […]

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BrightNight Rings In Leadership Changes For 37 GW Project Portfolio

BrightNight, a global renewable power independent power producer (IPP) built to deliver clean and dispatchable solutions, recently announced the addition of two senior leaders to support the buildout of its 37 GW global portfolio in the areas of Asset Management (A&M), Operations & Maintenance (O&M) and Construction: Jeff Gibbons joins as Senior Vice President of […]

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Yearly Review: India Added More Coal Power Than Wind In 2023

The latest analysis of the government’s monthly capacity addition reports revealed that India added more coal power than wind energy in the calendar year 2023. A comparison of the monthly installed capacity reports of the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) by Saur Energy revealed that India added 4 Gigawatt (GW) of net coal power in 2023. […]

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SECI Issues Bids For 4 GW Offshore Wind Projects Near Tamil Nadu

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids for the development of offshore wind energy of a total capacity of 4 GW. The bids invited are for four blocks of 1 GW each on an open access basis, for the development of offshore wind power projects off the coast of Tamil Nadu, through […]

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BUDGET: FM Announces Support For RTS, Offshore Wind and EV Manufacturing

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the Union Budget 2024 today. Speaking in Lok Sabha, the finance minister discussed the recently announced Pradhan Mantri (PM) Suryodaya Scheme. On January 22, PM Narendra Modi announced the connection of one crore households with rooftop solar. In her budget speech, the finance minister talked about the savings of […]

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India’s Renewable Energy Capacity To Reach 54% By 2047: NREL

A recent report by the United States (US)-based organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) anticipated an increase in the share of renewable energy (RE) generation from wind and solar in India to reach 54 percent by 2047. The NREL report evaluated, “In the base scenario, investments in battery storage are economic in 2030 is expected […]

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Aker Plans First Subsea Power System For Floating Offshore Wind Power

Aker Solutions has signed a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract with the Marine Energy Test Centre (METCentre) in Norway to pilot new subsea power system technology which has the potential to significantly reduce costs and complexity of offshore wind farms. The project will see Aker Solutions provide new power transmission technology, Subsea Collector, for […]

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Germany’s Renewable Energy Generation Witnesses 5% Rise YoY

The Bundesnetzagentur, a German energy regulatory office published its electricity market data for 2023. In mentioned an increase in share of renewable energy generation in 2023, especially in the market share of the grid load. It estimated that the electricity generated from renewable sources stood at 55.0 percent, a rise from 48.42% in 2022. It […]

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