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Poland Awards 870MW Solar & 460MW Wind Capacity in RE Auctions

The Energy Regulatory Authority (URE) of Poland has selected 1.33 GW of solar and wind power capacity in 3 renewable energy auctions held in December 2021. Solar’s share is 870 MW of the total. Out of 5 auctions held in this month, only 3 were concluded, according to the URE, but all for new installations. […]

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New Intl Consortium to Advance High-Tech Mirrors Used in Solar Plants

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), joined by partners at Sandia National Laboratories and the Australian Solar Thermal Research Institute, has announced the launch of the Heliostat Consortium (HelioCon): an international effort to drive down the cost of heliostats. HelioCon seeks to emphasise the significance of heliostats as a key […]

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US BLM Offers 90000 Acres For Solar Development

Solar energy is getting a boost in the US. The country’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has launched its largest solicitation for solar development to date, seeking interest for utility scale solar energy development on nearly 90,000 acres of public land across Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico. Additionally, the US Department of the Interior has […]

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NHPC Planning Clean Energy Projects of 27 GW in 9 States, Nepal: CMD

State-owned NHPC has plans to set up new hydro and solar projects of more than 27,000 MW capacity in nine states and neighbouring country Nepal, the company’s CMD Abhay Kumar Singh has said. The new capacities would come up in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, Singh told […]

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Integrating Storage Key to Solar’s Long-term Success, says Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy Ltd CEO

In this conversation with Prasanna Singh, Group Editor at Saur Energy, Mr. Chandra Kishore Thakur, CEO, Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy Limited, reflects on the firm’s current and future plans. Throwing light on solar’s growth potential in India, Mr. Thakur cites inflation, supply chain constraints and GST taxation structure, among others, as key challenges. Q. What […]

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Energy Dome Raises $11 M to Build Cost-cutting CO2 Battery

Energy Dome, an Italian energy storage technology company founded in 2019, has announced the close of its $11M Series A fundraise. The company will use the proceeds to complete the construction of its CO2 battery demonstration project in Sardinia, Italy, a product that is said to store energy at about half of the cost of […]

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Tata Power Solar Bags India’s Largest Solar Storage Project Worth Rs 945 cr From SECI

Tata Power Solar Systems Limited (Tata Power Solar), India’s largest integrated solar company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has received Letter of Award (‘LoA’) from Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) to build 100 MW EPC Solar project along with 120 MWh Utility Scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). The total […]

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