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UP Wants Solar Power Companies to Lower Power Tariffs

The solar power developers have received pro-forma of a letter from the UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) that wants them to sign by which they would voluntarily agree to lower solar tariffs. Following a steep fall in solar tariffs in the last two years, Uttar Pradesh is pressuring solar power project developers to cut rates […]

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State distribution companies (discoms) are biggest obstacle on open access for solar power

Open access (OA) was one of the main components of the Electricity Act (2003), introduced in an effort to attract private investment in the electricity generation sector, thereby encouraging competition. There is an increasing opportunity to innovate in solar markets in India thanks to the rapidly declining price of photovoltaics (PV). While large-scale ground-mounted solar […]

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Government will soon issue quality order on purchase of solar modules by power companies: Piyush Goyal

Will give six to nine month time to solar module and cell manufacturers to improve their manufacturing before coming up with a similar quality order Power, coal, renewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal recently said that the government will soon issue a quality order on purchase of solar modules by power companies. The minister […]

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Research Flags Risks To US Solar Loans From Chronic Underperformance

California-headquartered kWh Analytics has released the latest edition of its annual report Solar Risk Management, which reveals that wildfires reduced energy production by up to 6% in the Western U.S. in 2020. Solar Risk Management 2021, which provides investors with latest insights on the evolution of solar generation risk, spans three sections and contains contributions from over […]

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Enel Green Power Begins Operating South America’s Largest Wind Farm

One of the leading power and renewables companies, Enel Green Power has announced that it has begun the commercial operations of the 716 MW Lagoa dos Vento’s wind farm in Brazil. It is the largest wind facility currently in operation in South America and Enel Green Power’s largest wind farm worldwide. Enel invested around 3 […]

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Wind-powered Economical Green H2 by 2030 Possible: Siemens Gamesa

Spanish wind turbine technologies company Siemens Gamesa yesterday released a white paper entitled ‘Unlocking the Green Hydrogen Revolution’ that outlines an ambitious plan to deliver cost-competitive green hydrogen by 2030 from onshore wind and by 2035 from offshore wind. The renewable energy company says that achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 is crucial to fight climate change and […]

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Charles River & Duke Energy sign VPPA for 250 MW Solar project in Texas

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. yesterday announced a long-term solar energy contract to address the entirety of the company’s North American electric power requirements with clean, renewable energy by 2023. Charles River and Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions have entered into a 15-year, 102 megawatt (MW) virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA). Charles River’s portion of the […]

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Zomato Deliveries To Be 100% Electric Powered by 2030

Gurugram based Food delivery giant, Zomato has taken a key step towards its sustainable future goals. As part of its environmental projects to offset its delivery carbon footprint, Zomato has announced committing to 100 percent adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) for deliveries by 2030, on World Environment Day (June 5). The firm is also on […]

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Scatec Partners With ACME For 900 MW Solar Plant in India

Norway headquartered renewable power producer and supplier, Scatec has today announced its partnership with an Indian solar developer ACME, to develop a 900 MW solar power plant in Rajasthan, India. This solar power project includes a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) secured in a tender in 2018. Scatec […]

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