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Six extensions later, govt cancels sole bid for solar unit, power plant

Centre fails to garner sufficient interest in project nine months after tender, as players shy away citing lack of funding support; govt may start process all over again Central government has decided to cancel the lone bid that came for setting up a solar panel manufacturing unit along with a solar power plant. The tender […]

All households to have electricity by March 31: Singh

The government aims to complete electrification of all households across the country well before the March 31 deadline, R K Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) and Renewable Energy, said on Tuesday. So far, nearly 192,000 households remain without access to electricity. Chattisgarh, Rajasthan, Assam and Meghalaya are the last four states to finish electrification […]

India calls for diaspora role in developing renewable energy sector

Varanasi: India on Tuesday called upon its diaspora to play a role in boosting the renewable energy sector, with Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh calling for suggestions from the participants at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) — the Indian diaspora conclave — on how to develop solar energy. Singh outlined the achievement […]

African Development Bank Group approves $25 million Equity Investment in Fund for Renewable Energy Projects in Africa

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved an equity investment of up to US$ 25 million in ARCH Africa Renewable Power Fund (ARPF), a US$ 250 million private equity fund for renewable energy projects across Sub-Saharan Africa. ARPF will provide equity for the development and construction of 10 to 15 […]

Trends Shaping the Global Solar Market in 2019

There are positive signs for the global solar market in 2019, following a year of upheaval. 2018 was a year of upheaval for the global solar PV market. According to Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, it was the first year in which the global market contracted since before 2000. From Section 201 tariffs in the […]

Toyota and Panasonic Form Joint Venture to Make Electric Vehicle Batteries

The news reflects mounting competition among global battery manufacturers. Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation announced Tuesday that the two companies will establish a joint venture next year to produce prismatic lithium-ion batteries, solid-state batteries, and next-generation batteries for electric vehicles. Contracts concluded today confirm earlier reports of a formal partnership between the two companies, […]

Scientists Develop Battery That Generates Energy Using CO2; Can Help Fight Global Warming In A Big Way

We are no strangers to the ongoing climate change, which we technically (and often casually) term as global warming. While we might be doing our tiny bits to help, several researches across the world are aiming directly at putting a full stop to it. And let’s face it, that is probably the only option left […]

CellCube Announces Energy Storage Sales to Germany and Czech Republic

TORONTO: CellCube Energy Storage Systems Inc. (“CellCube” or the “Company”) (CSE: CUBE) (OTCQB: CECBF) (Frankfurt: 01X) (WKN: A2JMGP) continues to sell into the energy storage market and has closed on the sale of another two modular energy storage systems (“FB Modular”). These sales have added more than 1MWh of energy storage to CellCube’s existing produced capacity […]

Pason Power’s Intelligent EMS Certified as Energy Management System for Commercial and Industrial Storage Platform from Eguana Technologies

HOUSTON: Pason Power announced today that its Intelligent Energy Management System (iEMS)™ has been selected to provide autonomous control for the Eguana Technologies Elevate energy storage system.  Pason Power’s Intelligent EMS combines machine learning with real-time and historical data to optimize the value streams captured by Eguana’s Elevate, an energy storage system for commercial and industrial energy storage applications. […]

Need long-term visibility, investment in renewables

Steps need to be taken to make renewable energy financially sustainable and more centric to the power situation, experts said. “The most important thing for us is the continuity of policies,” said Sumant Sinha, chairman, ReNew Power. “The path that needs to be taken is very clear. The only concern is that returns have gone […]