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Suntrace and BayWa r.e. support B2Gold in implementing the Fekola Solar Project – one of the world’s largest solar battery HFO hybrid projects

Hamburg/Munich: Solar energy has become the most competitive energy source. In off-grid energy systems, solar energy combined with conventional energy generation and battery storage can provide secure power during day and night. B2Gold Corp. (CA) operates the Fekola gold mine in Mali, West Africa. Suntrace GmbH with its partner BayWa r.e. had completed a preliminary […]

Will set-up 1 GW of renewable energy projects with EDF in India: Patrick Pouyanne, CEO, Total

Pouyanne, speaking on the sidelines of India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, added that the firm is also exploring a partnership with Gautam Adani-led Adani Group for renewable energy projects New Delhi: France’s oil and gas firm, Total, and energy group, EDF, plan to develop one gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy projects in India through their […]

AP discoms seek steep cut in solar, wind tariffs across all existing PPAs

Ask APERC to slash tariffs by 40-62% for PPAs and PSAs entered between 2012 and 2017 involving around 7,500 Mw of capacity Opening a new phase of sorts in the ongoing tussle with renewable energy players, Andhra Pradesh power utilities on Friday filed three separate petitions before the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) seeking […]

Centre should pay renewable energy producers in state, says AP minister

VIJAYAWADA: The central government should constitute a committee headed by the Union power secretary, along with the secretary to the ministry of new and renewable energy, the principal secretary finance and the secretary to the energy department of Andhra Pradesh government to find a “long-term” solution to the problem of paying the producers of renewable […]

Biswajit highlights State’s power woes, brighter sides

IMPHAL: Apart from conveying that the State Govern-ment has been able to bring down the Aggre-gate Technical and Commercial (ATC) loss to 21 percent from an all time high, Power Minister Th Biswajit has sought assis-tance from the Union Government towards setting up of solar power projects in Manipur during a conference pf Power Ministers […]

Can’t enforce genset ban now: Discom

Gurgaon: The Haryana power department has sought at least six months to implement a directive by the EPCA asking for a ban on diesel gensets. The power department has written to EPCA chief Bhure Lal, saying there were several projects that still lacked proper power infrastructure and doing away with gensets would inconvenience residents. A […]

DEWA awards contract for AED 1 billion construction of new Al-Shera’a headquarters

Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) has awarded a contract for construction work of its new headquarters, called Al-Shera’a (Arabic for sail). DEWA awarded the AED 981,960,889 contract to a consortium comprising Ghantoot Transport & General Contracting and Ghantoot Gulf Contracting. Construction is expected to be complete within 30 months. DEWA previously awarded the first […]

Engie eyes investments in district cooling and renewables in the Middle East

The French utility invested approximately Dh2.8bn in Mubadala’s district cooling venture Tabreed in 2017 French utility Engie is looking at growing its portfolio in district cooling in the Middle East as it also looks to actively bid on renewables projects in the region, according to its chairman. “We’re looking at growing with existing facilities and […]

BGRIM named best solar power developer in 2019

Bangkok BGRIM: B.Grimm Power Plc (BGRIM)’s Phu Yen TTP Joint Stock Company was awarded the 2019 best solar power plant project developer from the International Finance magazine. The award by the leading international business journal recognises the company’s initiation of operation with expertise and advancement which plays an important role in economic and social development. […]

Malaysia and Australia Sign Peer-to-peer Energy Trading Tech Deal

The deal will see the firm test its blockchain-enabled P2P platform in Malaysia, with a trial due to start later this year. Malaysia’s Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) and an Australian technology firm will together launch an eight-month pilot project of the firm’s peer-to-peer energy trading technology.  The deal will see the firm test its blockchain-enabled P2P platform in […]