SECI to soon organize pre-bid meeting 4MW floating solar plant in Andaman

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is gearing up to hold a pre-bid meeting for the 4-MW floating solar power plant in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The pre-bid meeting will be organized for the selection of developers for the floating power plant with 2 MW/1 MWh battery energy storage system at Kalpong Dam in […]

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ENGIE to sell 74 per cent stake in 12 solar assets in India

ENGIE and Edelweiss Infrastructure Yield Plus (EIYP) announce today a strategic partnership for solar assets in India. In line with both ENGIE’s and EIYP’s strategies, ENGIE has agreed to sell (once the transaction has closed in accordance with its terms) a 74% stake in 12 solar assets aggregating 813 MWp of operating capacity collectively to EIYP […]

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Softbank India appoints Manoj Kohli as country head

SoftBank India has appointed former Bharti Airtel executive – Manoj Kohli as its country head. The move comes after a nearly five-year stint as the chairman of the Japanese telecom and investment giant’s renewable energy business SB Energy. Kohli brings with him over 40 years of experience, he was head of Airtel’s international operations besides […]

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Spain declares climate emergency, signals move to renewables

Spain’s new government on Tuesday declared a “climate emergency” and pledged to unveil a draft bill on transitioning to renewable energy within its first 100 days in office. In a statement announced after the weekly cabinet meeting, the government committed to bringing a draft bill “to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with the objective of reaching […]

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Gautam Adani’s group aims to become world’s largest solar power company by 2025

Gautam Adani on Wednesday said his group is aiming to become the world’s largest solar power company by 2025 and the biggest renewable energy firm‎ by 2030. In a Linkedin post, the Adani Group chairman said the age of renewable energy has dawned upon the world faster than most could have anticipated. “Our vision is […]

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Elecrama 2020 Rolls Out Multiple Next Gen Tech Initiatives

Elecrama 2020, the biennial flagship showcase of Indian Electrical & Electronic Manufactures Association (IEEMA), rolled out multiple key initiatives, including eTechNxt, buildELEC, & Renewable Energy, NSIC in addition to well-known World Utility Summit and much appreciated Women Empower initiatives. eTechNxt, a unique initiative under Elecrama 2020, powered deliberations on pertinent challenges of next generation technologies, including e-mobility, energy storage, start-up forum, and upskilling for […]

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Qatar signs USD 470 mn deal to build first solar energy plant

Gas-rich Qatar signed a $470-million deal on Sunday to build its first solar energy plant, capable of meeting up to one-tenth of peak national power demand. The Al-Kharsaah plant, near the capital, is a 10-square-kilometre joint venture with French and Japanese partners due for completion in 2022 ahead of the football World Cup. “Eight times […]

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Delta Electronics India exhibits its diversified cutting-edge technology at Elecrama 2020

Delta Electronics India recently exhibited its diversified cutting-edge technology with a portfolio of energy-efficient solutions at Elecrama 2020, one of the premier shows catering to the latest technology, trends, and innovation for future energy transition. The show will be held from 18-22 January 2020 in Greater Noida. Under its brand campaign of “IoT-based Smart Green […]

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Triton Solar launches Triton Pandora Box – a compact solar battery with inverter

Triton Solar recently launched alternate energy management solution -the transformer-less Triton Pandora Box. The company in a statement said that the Triton Pandora Box is the ideal compact single-phase inverter for residential and small-scale commercial applications with a power category of 5 kW. In accordance with ESA rules for residential applications, the Triton Pandora Box […]

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Adani, Azure top bidders for SECI’s manufacturing-linked solar tender

Adani Green Energy and Azure Power have emerged as successful bidders in Solar Energy Corporation of India’s first manufacturing-linked solar tender, a top government official said on Friday. Adani has bid for 1.5 GW solar cell manufacturing capacity and 6 GW generation capacity, MNRE Secretary Anand Kumar said on the sidelines of India Energy Forum-Renewable […]

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