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NTPC’s 56 MW Kawas solar project now fully operational

This is NTPC’s third solar project going fully online this month after 296 MW Fatehgarh and 250 MW Kolyat PV parks in Rajasthan.

Greenko to develop 400 MW of wind, solar for Hindalco’s aluminum smelter

Renewables major Greenko will develop 375 MW to 400 MW of solar and wind capacity to power Hindalco’s aluminum smeltering operations in Odisha. It will back the renewables generation with hydro pump storage capacity in Andhra Pradesh to ensure 100 MW of round-the-clock supply to Hindalco.

JSW Energy to acquire 1.7 GW of operational renewables from Mytrah Energy

JSW Energy, a private-sector power producer, has revealed that its green energy arm has signed an agreement to acquire 1.33 GW of wind and 422 MW of solar assets from Mytrah Energy. The assets are spread across nine states in India.

Rays Power Infra switches on 150 MW solar plant in Karnataka

Rajasthan-headquartered Rays Power Infra has commissioned a 150 MW (DC) solar plant in Raichur and Koppal, Karnataka.


Study finds 100% renewables would pay off within 6 years

New research from Stanford University researcher Mark Jacobson outlines how 145 countries could meet 100% of their business-as-usual energy needs with wind, water, solar and energy storage. The study finds that in all the countries considered, lower-cost energy and other benefits mean the required investment for transition is paid off within six years. The study also estimates that worldwide, such a transition would create 28 million more jobs than it lost.

Shell completes acquisition of Sprng Energy

Shell has completed the $1.55 billion acquisition of Solenergi Power, an Actis company holding 100% of Indian renewables developer Sprng Energy.


World could install 250 GW of solar this year, claims Bloomberg analyst

Rob Barnett, a senior clean energy analyst for Bloomberg, forecasts a 30% increase in global PV deployment this year, and double-digit growth through 2025.

India installed 8.4 GW of solar in H1

India is expected to install 20 GW of new solar capacity in 2022, according to JMK Research.

Amp Energy signs PPA for 100 MW of Omkareshwar floating solar plant

Renewables developer Amp Energy India will develop a floating solar project on a build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) basis and supply the electricity over a period of 25 years under a fixed tariff.

The long read: Farming the southern sun

Sunfarming is taking the lead when it comes to agriPV project development and investment in Germany. And in South Africa, Sunfarming’s Food and Energy and the Food Education Energy Development (FEED) program has developed two unique concepts through which it can share its agriPV expertise. pv magazine sat down with Sunfarming director of international projects, Edith Brasche, to talk about the company’s South African projects.


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