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Hawaiian Electric Reveals Full List of Winners From Its Big Energy Storage Procurement

The winners range from energy storage stalwarts to relative newcomers to the large-scale battery business. Hawaiian Electric this week revealed the full list of winners from its second large-scale procurement of energy storage and renewables for the islands of Oahu, Maui and Hawaii. The winners run the gamut from major industry players like AES and Engie to […]

Robex Resources to add solar, energy storage at West Africa mine

Softbank-Bharti renewable JV looks to raise up to $750 million

SB Energy, the renewable energy arm of SoftBank, has mandated Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays to help raise $500-$750 million in SBG Cleantech, it’s 80:20 joint venture with Bharti, multiple people aware of the development said SoftBank-backed renewable energy firm SBG Cleantech is set to reach out to financial and strategic investors to […]

ADB approves grant to scale up renewable energy development project in Maldives

SoftBank Is Selling $40B of Assets but Stands Firm on Renewable Energy Plans

In an interview, the head of SoftBank’s global renewables arm says the company will have its first gigawatt of U.S. solar capacity in operation by next year. The head of SoftBank’s renewable energy subsidiary, SB Energy Global, says his firm is committed to growing its presence in international clean energy markets despite ongoing financial struggles […]

ADB approves grant to scale up renewable energy development project in Maldives

SoftBank-Backed SB Energy & EDEN Bag 900 Megawatts Of Solar In India

A 2 gigawatt solar power tender received very a encouraging response amidst uncertainty resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak. The government-owned power generation company NHPC had floated a 2-gigawatt solar PV tender last year. The tender conditions were flexible and allowed developers to choose project site of their liking. NHPC had initially set a maximum tariff […]

Power Secretary and CMD, NHPC visit Salal Power Station of NHPC

SoftBank to buy back $41 billion in assets to trim debt

BANKGOK : The Japanese technology and telecoms company SoftBank said Monday it plans to buy back up to 4.5 trillion yen ($41 billion) of its assets as it seeks to trim its gigantic debt burden. The company’s founder, Masayoshi Son, said the move reflected “the firm and unwavering confidence we have in our business.“ Tokyo-based […]

ADB approves grant to scale up renewable energy development project in Maldives

SoftBank denies exiting renewable energy JV with Bharti Enterprises, Foxconn

Following the Indian Prime Minister’s 100GW solar and 60GW wind target by 2022, the venture will invest in and develop renewable energy plants across India, SoftBank had said. SoftBank, which had announced forming a joint venture (JV) for renewable energy with Airtel’s parent Bharti Enterprises and Taiwan-based iPhone manufacturer Foxconn in 2015 — SBG Cleantech, […]

ADB approves grant to scale up renewable energy development project in Maldives

SoftBank sister firm to invest $4 bn in Gujarat’s renewable energy sector

The investment will be in solar energy, wind energy and other unconventional renewable energy sources, it said. SB Energy, a sister company of Soft Bank of Japan, has announced that it will invest USD 4 billion or Rs 30,000 crore in renewable energy sector in Gujarat, a state government release said on Friday. The announcement […]

ADB approves grant to scale up renewable energy development project in Maldives

Softbank Fund Makes Energy-Storage Bet With an Unusual Battery

SoftBank Group Corp.’s massive Vision Fund is making its first-ever energy storage bet — and it’s on a rather unconventional type of battery. The fund, created by Japanese tech giant SoftBank Group Corp., is investing $110 million in Energy Vault, a Swiss startup that’s using cranes and concrete to store energy. An electric crane hoists […]

Robex Resources to add solar, energy storage at West Africa mine

Energy Vault Closes Series B Funding With $110 Million Investment From Softbank Vision Fund

New Financing Will Accelerate Growth and Rapid Global Deployment of Company’s Transformative Utility-Scale Energy Storage Technology Lugano, Switzerland:  Energy Vault, the creator of renewable energy storage products that are transforming the world’s approach to long duration, utility-scale energy storage, today announced it has completed a $110 million Series B funding round. The investment for the […]

ADB approves grant to scale up renewable energy development project in Maldives

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