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The company will invest INR 250 crore for the R&D and manufacturing of cutting-edge technologies in the e-mobility segment.
A report has stated the renewable-plus-fossil fuel model is the best short term option to meet the assured supply conditions in the Solar Energy Corporation of India’s round-the-clock power tenders. Further out, as the cost of batteries decline, that technology is likely to become the most viable option for providing critical, non-intermittent power.
The company has signed a memorandum of understanding with the state government to invest INR 1,200 crore for the design, development and manufacturing of new products and capacity expansion in the electric vehicles space.
The Indian solar manufacturer and EPC contractor has chosen KSL Cleantech as the channel partner for the retail distribution of its solar panels in the eastern and northeastern markets of India.
The renewable energy developer is ready to invest INR 18,000 crore (US$ 2414.29 million) in setting up a 50 kilotonne per annum green hydrogen production plant in the State.
CleanMax will supply 4.85 MW power from its wind-solar hybrid park in Rajkot, Gujarat, allowing the passenger car maker’s Halol production facility to meet 50% of its electricity requirement.
Data analytics and digital process support in solar plant operation and maintenance delivers unmatched improvement in efficiency, while modern technology drives down development costs. It also helps service providers in ensuring sustained energy generation, long-term performance, and plant’s return on investment.
The German Federal Cartel Office is currently reviewing the transaction. RWE confirmed the plan.
The New Delhi-based solar products manufacturer will install and commission off-grid solar PV power plants in government office buildings in the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh.
The Haryana-based solar technology startup has announced it has deployed rooftop solar solutions for over 50,000 residential customers across India within four years of its operation.
English manufacturer Aceleron claims every component of its devices can be accessed for replacement, repair or recycling, with the business’ co-founder stating the aim is to ensure ‘100% of the materials in our batteries will continue to be used for as long as possible – preferably forever.’
As solar PV increases its share in the world’s energy mix, it is becoming increasingly clear how valuable the data gathered from renewable energy generators is in informing important decisions about operation, maintenance and grid integration. Yazeed Al Mousa examines the latest applications for artificial intelligence in PV project development and operation.
Out of this, investments totaling US$ 8.4 trillion would be needed by the power sector alone to significantly scale up generation from renewable energy and associated integration, distribution and transmission infrastructure. Another US$ 1.5 trillion would have to be invested in the industrial sector for setting up green hydrogen production capacity to advance the sector’s decarbonization. Investment needed for the mobility infrastructure would be US$ 198 billion.
The State-owned oil and gas major has invited bids to set up green hydrogen generation units at its Mathura and Panipat refineries with per-annum capacities of 5,000 MT and 2,000 MT, respectively. The plants are to be installed on a build-own-operate basis. Bidding is open until December 8.
A recent study by Clean Energy Associates showed that 90% of inspected rooftops had significant safety and fire risks. Here’s how to protect your solar asset.
USA-headquartered Ohmium International, through its subsidiary in India, manufactures modular-interlocking proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyzers for hydrogen production. The company aims to make India a nucleus for global hydrogen-based green energy solutions with R&D centers in Silicon Valley (USA) and Bengaluru (India).
The company’s solar arm is planning a 4 GW integrated solar PV manufacturing unit with an investment of around INR 3,000 crore (US$403 million).
Developed and distributed by Portuguese start-up ChemiTek, the detergent is claimed to reduce water consumption by about 50% and increase energy production by up to 5%. The product was recently certified by the German laboratory TÜV Sud, according to the EN 61215 standard.
First, the bad news: PV modules will be caught up in the global wave of inflation. After a very brief respite, prices are picking up again for almost all module technologies. But the changes recorded for early October are paltry compared to the price increases still to come, writes Martin Schachinger of pvXchange. As of the cutoff date for this market survey, some manufacturers had already announced even more significant upward corrections for future deliveries. The price adjustments shown in the October index are thus only a tentative start to rises of no less than 15-20% over the price levels that prevailed just a few weeks ago. However, this will probably be the last price correction we can expect at the manufacturer level until the end of the year.
The US-based startup, which has a battery production plant in Greater Noida, has landed a deal to supply its swappable lithium-ion battery technology to Hyderabad-based Rap Eco Motors.
The International Energy Agency predicts that India will record the world’s fastest growth in energy consumption from buildings through 2040. The energy demand could create a big market for solar installers and equipment providers, particularly in the commercial and industrial sector. While building codes now include provisions for renewable energy integration, effective implementation will be key to ensuring compliance.
Power minister recently chaired a meeting to discuss land availability and power evacuation plan for the 10 GW hybrid renewable energy project in the Leh district of Ladakh.
The pre-bid conference for the 50 GWh battery storage tender under the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme saw the participation of around 20 prospective bidders. The conference was organized by India’s ministry of heavy industries to discuss and address the bidders’ queries.
The two energy majors have come together for the generation and storage of renewable energy or other forms of energy, including gas-based power, primarily to power Indian Oil refineries or other installations.
The company’s board of directors have approved the formation of a wholly-owned subsidiary for solar PV, wind and hybrid power generation (including battery energy storage systems), green hydrogen, and other renewable energy ventures.
We all should envisage a society in which everyone, including individuals and businesses, operate carbon neutrally, i.e., all entities reduce their carbon footprint by adopting sustainable practices.
To achieve the government’s ambitious renewable energy targets, and integrate the two growing sectors of infrastructure and construction and renewable energy, the existing policies and codes for green buildings need to be further enhanced. Most of these rules need to include specific details about energy generation. Right now, these are more to do with energy efficiency.
Foreign direct investment’s role in bringing in finance, superior technology and other resources is undoubtedly a critical one. The Indian government has tried to create a conducive environment for enabling flow of foreign investments into the solar energy sector in the country, but the norms need to be eased further to really push the industry to its maximum growth potential.
India needs to install an average of 25 GW solar capacity every year to reach its renewable energy target of ‘450 GW by 2030’ with over 60% (280 GW) from solar. The nation must build enough manufacturing capacity back home to be ready on the supply side to support the new installations.
Parity in the total cost of ownership already exists for electric two-wheelers and three-wheelers (with subsidy) vis-à-vis their internal combustion engine counterparts. Policy impetus, coupled with the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for batteries and auto components (exclusively covering EVs), is likely to further reduce costs and accelerate the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). The transition will also open up the market for new-age companies and innovators across the value chain.