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Second life lithium battery storage in Kenya to come in at ‘half the cost’ of lead acid

Lithium-ion waste from a solar lantern scheme run by oil & gas major Total in Kenya will be recycled into new batteries for solar home systems by start-up Aceleron. Total Access to Energy Solutions (TATES) sells solar lamps and kits in emerging markets and aims to sell 6 million distributed “solar energy decentralised solutions for […]

Greece’s IPTO, Sunlight to join hands in 20-MW energy storage pilot – report

Budget 2019: Higher budgetary allocation expected towards measures for rural electrification as well as for renewables to continue

In that context, the Central Government is expected to further augment the budgetary allocations towards its flagship schemes – Deendayal Upadhayaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DUGJY) and Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS). With the criticality of power sector for the economy and the fact that it comes under concurrent purview of both Central Government & State […]

IEX power market update for February 2021