Tags: green energy

Tesla introduces Megapack: Utility-Scale Energy Storage

Less than two years ago, Tesla built and installed the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in Hornsdale, South Australia, using Tesla Powerpack batteries. Since then, the facility saved nearly $40 million in its first year alone and helped to stabilize and balance the region’s unreliable grid. Battery storage is transforming the global electric grid and is […]

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Solar News Wrap: Rs 600 crore solar project, Fifty thousand solar pumps, RisenEnergy and more

In this week’s solar news wrap we bring you top headlines from solar industry which includes:- Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat allocated solar energy projects worth Rs 600 crore to local entrepreneurs Fifty thousand solar pumps will be given to farmers and ‘gaushalas’ in Haryana with the assistance of NABARD Risen Energy’s Module Supply […]

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Scientists finds way to create Renewable energy from recycled plastics

Scientists have found a way to recycle plastics to create high value materials such as carbon nanotubes, which can not only conduct heat and electricity but also help reduce plastic waste. While a small proportion of the hundreds of types of plastics can be recycled by conventional technology, researchers from Swansea University in the UK […]

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Budget to boost investment in renewable energy sector

Cheering the government’s proposal to set up mega manufacturing plants for solar cells, batteries and solar charging infrastructure, industry experts said the move will give a boost to the sunrise industry and Make in India programme. The industry experts, however, noted that such initiatives would require larger support structure in the form of soft loans, […]

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MNRE to set up Dispute Resolution Committee for solar, wind power developers

The Solar and Wind Industries have been demanding for setting up of Dispute Resolution Mechanism by MNRE for quite some time, to resolve expeditiously, unforeseen disputes that may arise beyond the scope of Contractual Agreements between solar power developers/ wind power developers and SECI/ NTPC. Looking into the demand the Ministry of New and Renewable […]

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Need of the hour for energy sector is Effective policies and not the deadlines

As India looks to balance its twin needs of clean energy and increased energy demand, a look at policies that may help in expediting the process is worthwhile. Additionally, there are valuable lessons that can be learnt from other sectors that can significantly assist in taking a call between effective policies and time-bound ones. Recent news suggested that […]

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Adani Green Energy raises Rs 402 crore through offer for sale

Adani Green Energy Friday said it has raised around Rs 402 crore through sale of 9.35 crore shares by promoters for maintaining minimum public shareholding norms. Under the norms, at least 25 per cent of the equity should be held by public. Therefore, the company came up with offer for sale (OFS) to offload equity […]

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PM Modi calls for focus on alternate energy, economic cooperation at SCO Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for greater cooperation among the SCO countries in combatting terrorism, promoting economy, alternate energy and healthcare as he outlined India’s commitment to peace and economic prosperity in the region. Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here, Modi gave a template, ‘HEALTH’, for strengthening cooperation. “Our vision is to strengthen the healthy cooperation among […]

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Power Minister RK Singh holds meeting with gencos to push renewable energy

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh on Thursday held a meeting to address implementation issues regarding the mechanism for providing flexibility in generation and scheduling of thermal power stations to reduce emissions. The mechanism allows power generators to increase share of renewables in their overall energy mix for meeting their committed […]

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