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SolarReserve Signs Agreement with South Australian Government for 150MW Solar Thermal Project with Energy Storage

The first of its kind in Australia, the Aurora Solar Energy Project will utilize SolarReserve’s leading solar thermal technology with integrated molten salt energy storage. SolarReserve has signed a long-term Generation Project Agreement (GPA) to build a 150 megawatt solar thermal power station with 8 hours of energy storage near the town of Port Augusta, […]

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REI 2021 | Conversation with Shravil Aggarwal, Director at Floatex Solar Pvt. Ltd.

Floatex Solar, the partnership between Prabh Dayal Om Parkash Group (PDOP) and Purshottam Profiles Pvt. LTD, to manufacture and develop Floating Solar has met with some early and promising success in India. The firm has been involved as the EPC contractor on some of the earliest, and biggest floating solar projects in India. With the […]

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Tesla’s Li-ion Battery Inaugrated at World’s Largest Solar Farm

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has inaugurated a pilot project for energy storage at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park using Tesla’s lithium-ion battery solution. The project has a power capacity of 1.21 MW and an energy capacity of 8.61 MWh with a life span of up to 10 years. “The energy […]

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Singareni Collieries Launches 37 MW Solar Plant in Telangana

State-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) inaugurated 37 megawatts solar plant at Kothagudem in Telangana  on Wednesday. Total 300 megawatts solar plants are being erected throughout Singareni, out of which 172 megawatts plants have already been completed and generating solar power, said Singareni Collieries, which is the first coal company to enter into the solar […]

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Geothermal Power Push Points to Record Well Count in 2021: Rystad

Renewed interest in the geothermal sector in recent years, which has seen oil and gas majors make investments in numerous startups, is set to see a new record in the number of wells drilled for power generation, surpassing 200 this year for the first time. Spending on geothermal activity is expected to boom in the […]

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NREL Study Chalks Out Plan for Zero-carbon Grid Using Solar

By 2035, solar energy has the potential to power 40% of the USA’s electricity, drive deep decarbonisation of the grid, and employ as much as 1.5 million people—without raising electricity prices, finds a new study released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The study titled “Solar Futures Study” calls for massive and equitable deployment […]

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CERC Adopts Rs. 2.63/kWh Tariff for 300 MW Solar Project

In a recent order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has accepted NTPC Limited’s petition to adopt the tariff of Rs. 2.63/kWh and a trade margin of Rs. 0.07/kWh for a 300 MW solar project. In 2019, NTPC (formerly National Thermal Power Corporation Limited) had issued a request for selection (RfS) for setting up 1,200 […]

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577 MW of Solar Projects Approved For Mumbai By Maharashtra Cabinet

The Maharashtra state cabinet on September 8 cleared two solar power projects to be set up by Maharashtra State Power Generation Corporation ltd (Mahagenco) for supplying power to capital Mumbai. The two projects, of 187 Megawatt (MW) and 390 MW capacity respectively, are expected to be completed by 2023. Impetus for the approval came from […]

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