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Amp Energy commissions 45 MW open-access solar project

Developer Amp Energy has completed a 45 MW corporate solar project within the scheduled timelines. The project will supply electricity to Cipla, Eternis Fine Chemicals, and Jubilant Ingrevia.

NTPC commissions 35 MW of Kayamkulam floating solar project

State-owned power producer NTPC has commissioned 35 MW of floating solar capacity. About 57 MW out of its 92 MW Kayamkulam floating solar project is now operational.

GSECL tenders EPC contract for 59 MW of solar

Gujarat State Electricity Corp. Ltd. (GSECL) is seeking contractors to install and commission 45 MW of grid-connected solar capacity in Bhavnagar district and 14 MW in Morbi, Gujarat.

SCCL tenders EPC contract for 22 MW solar plant

SCCL is tendering an engineering, procurement and construction contract for a grid-interactive solar plant at Singareni Collieries Company’s Ramagundam site in Telangana. Bidding closes on June 15.

New method could potentially produce hydrogen from biogas for $2/kg

Kore, an energy startup in California, has developed a new way to produce hydrogen from biogas, and is now poised to build a commercial-scale demonstration facility in Los Angeles. It said half of the carbon in the feedstock can be converted into gas, while the other half can be converted into solid elemental carbon char.

Cost comparison between lithium batteries, fuel cells, reversible solid oxide cells as storage for off-grid rooftop PV

Scientists in the United Arab Emirates have looked at how off-grid rooftop PV could be combined with batteries, fuel cells or reversible solid oxide cells for energy storage. The modeling assumed a typical commercial building in Los Angeles.

Waaree secures $2.37 billion of orders for 5 GW of bifacial PV modules

Indian solar manufacturer Waaree Energies has secured domestic and international orders to supply 5 GW of its bifacial 540 Wp and 600 Wp solar panels. 

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Uttar Pradesh tenders 95 MW of solar under PM KUSUM scheme

Under a new tariff-based competitive bidding system, Indian farmers can set up solar plants ranging in size from 500 kW to 2 MW on uncultivable farmland, so they can sell the electricity to state distribution companies. They can also lease their land for PV arrays. The fixed ceiling tariff is INR 3.10 ($0.04)/kWh, with bidding scheduled to close on June 15.

Adani Solar ranks as PVEL top performer for fifth consecutive year

Indian solar manufacturer Adani Solar has been ranked as a top performer in PV Evolution Labs’ (PVEL) 2022 PV Module Reliability Scorecard. The scorecard ranks PV modules based on lab and field test results for performance and reliability.

LG Energy Solution unveils new battery storage solutions, moves to LFP

South Korean battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution presented its latest innovations at the Smarter E event in Munich last week. It also announced its transition from nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) battery chemistry to lithium iron phosphate (LFP) in its future products.