Monthly Archives: May 2020

Two megawatt solar plant commissioned at INS Kalinga in AP

A two megawatt solar plant was commissioned at INS Kalinga here. Flag Officer Commanding-In-Chief, Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain commissioned the solar plant set up as part of the Centre’s objective to achieve 100 GW of solar power by 2022 as part of the National Solar Mission on Thursday. The plant,which is […]

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Here is what billionaire Gautam Adani sees COVID 19 as

Billionaire Gautam Adani recently said COVID-19 had an immediate economic impact but the pandemic presents an opportunity to design a new and faster transition to a low-carbon future as he expects the price of solar modules to drop further.  Adani in a Linkedin post said the urgency of a green revolution in the energy sector […]

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China to impose restrictions on expansion of solar equipment production

China is reportedly planning to impose restrictions on expansion of solar equipment production to tackle overcapacity in the industry in the face of falling domestic installations, a draft plan issued by the country’s industrial ministry showed on Friday. According to Reuters surging manufacturing capacity helped to spark grid price parity, where electricity from solar and […]

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NHPC to develop hydro and solar projects in Ladakh

With a view to leverage development of Hydro and Solar Power Projects in Union Territory of Ladakh, A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC, the Central PSU under Ministry of Power called on R.K. Mathur, the Lt. Governor of UT of Ladakh at J&K Bhawan, New Delhi. The meeting was held to discuss NHPC’s proposals and way forward […]

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Costly electric vehicles confront a harsh coronavirus reality

At a factory near Germany’s border with the Czech Republic, Volkswagen AG’s ambitious strategy to become the global leader in electric vehicles is coming up against the reality of manufacturing during a pandemic. The Zwickau assembly lines, which produce the soon-to-be released ID.3 electric hatchback, are the centerpiece of a plan by the world’s biggest […]

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NHPC board approves proposal to foray into solar power business

NHPC on Thursday said its board has approved the proposal to foray into solar power business. NHPC is mainly into hydro power generation. “It is to inform that board of directors of NHPC Ltd in its meeting held today…has considered and approved the proposal regarding diversification of business of the company by development of Solar […]

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MNRE starts consultancy engagement process for One Sun One World One Grid plan

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has initiated the consultancy firm engagement process for developing a long-term vision, implementation plan, road map and institutional framework for implementing the ambitious ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ plan. U Under the One Sun One World One Grid (OSOWOG) programme, India envisages to have an inter-connected […]

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EESL’s JV EPAL becomes fastest-growing Indian owned company in the UK

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a home-grown Super Energy Service Company (ESCO) under the administration of Ministry of Power, Government of India has set a remarkable global precedent in low carbon development.  EESL’s Joint Venture (JV), EnergyPro Assets Ltd (EPAL) has emerged as the fastest-growing Indian company in the United Kingdom (UK) in the “India […]

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Hyundai Motor to power its electric vehicles with LG Chem batteries

Hyundai Motor Group -including Hyundai Motor and its sister company Kia Motors has reportedly decided to pick LG Chem as one of the battery suppliers for its upcoming new electric vehicles. According to the news agency Reuters details of the supply contract including the electric vehicle (EV) model and the full amount of the deal, […]

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Wind turbine sizes keep growing as industry consolidation continues: GWEC

 The Global Wind Energy Council in its second edition of its annual Supply Side Analysis 2019 report on its market intelligence platform noted that 22,893 wind turbines were installed globally in 2019 produced from 33 suppliers and accounting for over 63 GW of capacity, a new supply side record in terms of capacity for the industry. Vestas continues to […]

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