Ministry of Power Waives ISTS Charges for New Hydropower Projects

Ministry of Power Waives ISTS Charges for New Hydropower Projects

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued an order waiving the Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) charges on evacuating electricity from new hydropower projects in the country. To bring parity among ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SolarArise, SJVN Green Energy, and Tata Power Renewables Win MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

SolarArise, SJVN Green Energy, and Tata Power Renewables Win MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

SolarArise, SJVN Green Energy, and Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL) were declared the winners of the auction conducted by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to procure 500 MW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Heavy Penalty Prompts DISCOMs to Clear Dues Worth ₹246.8 billion Since June

Heavy Penalty Prompts DISCOMs to Clear Dues Worth ₹246.8 billion Since June

The prospect of heavy penalties on delayed payments has prompted the state-owned power distribution companies (DISCOMs) to clear outstanding dues worth ₹246.8 billion (~$3.04 billion) in just four installments, the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
UK’s Energy Storage Sector Gets £32 Million to Develop Innovative Technologies

UK’s Energy Storage Sector Gets £32 Million to Develop Innovative Technologies

The UK government has announced £32.9 million (~$39.4 million) funding for projects in the country that are developing innovative energy-storage system (ESS) technologies to strengthen the national power grid. Five ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
HealthCare Global Enterprises Installs 2.25 MW Solar Project to Save Energy Costs

HealthCare Global Enterprises Installs 2.25 MW Solar Project to Save Energy Costs

Healthcare Global Enterprises Limited (HCG), which runs cancer care centers among other health facilities, has installed a 2.25 MW solar power project in Jagaluru village in the Davanagere district of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Energy Consumption from Rooftop Solar Systems to Grow Nine Times by 2031-32: CEA

Energy Consumption from Rooftop Solar Systems to Grow Nine Times by 2031-32: CEA

Energy consumption from rooftop solar installations is estimated to reach 55.8 billion units (BU) by the year 2031-32, a nine-fold jump from 6 BU in 2021-22, the latest Electric Power ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Microsoft to Buy 900 MW Renewable Power for its Ireland Data Centers

Microsoft to Buy 900 MW Renewable Power for its Ireland Data Centers

Microsoft Corporation has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) to procure 900 MW of renewable capacity in Ireland to power its data centers in the country. The company said Ireland data ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
US Announces a $13 Billion Fund to Expand and Modernize Electric Grid

US Announces a $13 Billion Fund to Expand and Modernize Electric Grid

The Biden administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has announced $13 billion to expand and upgrade the national electric grid. Funded by the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Indian Corporates Are Top Green Energy Buyers In the Asia Pacific Region

Indian Corporates are Top Green Energy Buyers in the Asia Pacific Region

India led the corporate renewable procurement market in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region for the second consecutive year by procuring 8.1 GW of capacity, according to a Wood Mackenzie report ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
New South Wales Tender Receives Bids for 8 GW of Wind, Solar and Storage Projects

New South Wales Tender Receives Bids for 8 GW of Wind, Solar and Storage Projects

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) Services has received bids for over 8 GW of wind, solar, and long-duration storage projects in the first round of the inaugural tendering process ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Researchers in Spain Find New Way to Cool Solar Panels to Improve Efficiency

Researchers in Spain Find New Way to Cool Solar Panels to Improve Efficiency

A team of researchers at the University of Alcala in Spain has claimed that a temperature reduction in solar modules by up to 20ºC can enhance the net system efficiency ...
/ / Solar, Technology
IEX Reports 8% YoY Dip in Profit for Q2 FY23, Trades 23.1 BU of Power

IEX Reports 8% YoY Dip in Profit for Q2 FY23, Trades 23.1 BU of Power

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) has reported an 8% year-on-year (YoY) decrease in profit after tax from ₹774 million (~$9.34 million) to ₹712 million (~$8.6 million) in the second quarter ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Transmission Infrastructure for 66.5 GW of Renewable Energy Zones to be Set up by 2022

Transmission Infrastructure for 66.5 GW of Renewable Energy Zones to be Set Up By 2022

The government is working towards setting up transmission systems for renewable energy zones with 66.5 GW of capacity by the end of 2022 to integrate non-fossil fuel energy sources with ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Mumbai International Airport Switches to 100% Green Energy Sources

Mumbai International Airport Switches to 100% Green Energy Sources

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) in Mumbai announced that it has completely switched to green energy sources for power consumption needs, making it one of India’s 100% sustainable airports ...
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217,000 Solar Mini Grids Needed by 2030 to Provide Power to Half a Billion People

217,000 Solar Mini Grids Needed by 2030 to Provide Power to Half a Billion People

The world will require over 217,000 solar mini grids at a cumulative cost of $127 billion by 2030 to provide power to half a billion people globally, a report by ...
Uttar Pradesh DISCOM to Tender 10 MW40 MWh Battery Energy Storage Project

Uttar Pradesh DISCOM to Tender 10 MW/40 MWh Battery Energy Storage Project

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved a request by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) to issue a tender to install five battery energy storage systems (BESS) ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Microsoft and Partners to Launch AI-based Renewables Project Atlas

India Must Add 188 GW of Renewable Capacity in the Next Five Years to Meet Peak Demand: CEA

India needs to add 224.9 GW of renewable energy generation capacity by 2032 to meet the peak demand and energy requirement for the financial year (FY) 2031-32, according to the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
US Generated 24% of the Country's Power from Renewable Sources During 1H 2022

US Generated 24% of the Country’s Power from Renewable Sources During 1H 2022

Around 24% of the utility-scale electricity generation came from renewable resources in the United States during the first half (1H) of 2022, a growth of 21% from the same period ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
US to Invest $23 Billion for Clean Energy Deployment, Launches Two New Programs

US to Invest $23 Billion for Clean Energy Deployment, Launches Two New Programs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched two new program offices – the Grid Deployment Office and the Office of State and Community Energy Programs – which together will ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
25 State Power Utilities Downgraded in Annual DISCOM Ratings

25 State Power Utilities Downgraded in Annual DISCOM Ratings

The Ministry of Power has released its tenth annual integrated ratings for the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) for the financial year (FY) 2022. Out of the 71 DISCOMs covered, six ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
$26 Million for Projects Demonstrating Grid Reliability With Clean Energy Integration

$26 Million for Projects Demonstrating Grid Reliability With Clean Energy Integration

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $26 million to fund projects demonstrating that America's electricity grid can reliably run with a mix of solar, wind, energy storage, and ...
IEX Reports 11% YoY Increase in Profit for Q1 FY23, Trades 22.2 BU of Power

IEX Reports 11% YoY Increase in Profit for Q1 FY23, Trades 22.2 BU of Power

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) has reported an 11.3% year-on-year (YoY) increase in profit after tax from ₹621 million (~$7.78 million) to ₹691 million (~$8.66 million) in the first quarter ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tata Power Solar Commissions 70 MW Floating Solar Project For NTPC

Tata Power Solar Commissions 70 MW Floating Solar Project For NTPC

Tata Power Solar Systems (TPSSL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned a 70 MWAC (101.6 MWDC) floating solar photovoltaic project for NTPC in Kayamkulam, Kerala. The project is ...
US Launches i2X Initiative to Add More Clean Energy to the Grid

US Launches i2X Initiative to Add More Clean Energy to the Grid

The U.S. government has launched the Interconnection Innovation e-Xchange (i2X) initiative through its Department of Energy (DoE) to connect more green energy to the country's grid. The initiative will reduce ...
Emerging Economies Like India Must Focus on Storage Technologies Report

Emerging Economies Like India Must Focus on Storage Technologies: Report

A recent report by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Energy Initiative (MITEI) has studied the role of energy storage technologies with variable renewable energy resources to establish deep decarbonized electricity ...