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NTPC 100 MW floating solar plant, Nautilus Solar, Kamuthi solar plant, BCD on solar modules and cells and more

This week’s Solar News Wrap includes: NTPC’s 100 MW floating solar plant in Tamil Nadu, Nautilus Solar Energy Acquires Solar Portfolio In Maine, Trina Solar Launches 670W Vertex Modules, Kamuthi solar power plant water positive, MNRE imposes BCD on imported solar cells and modules, Jharkhand government to put solar panels at 7,776 homes and more […]

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Triton Electric Vehicle India, GM partners SolidEnergy, Toyota X-Prologue, Ola Factory in TN, StoreDot and more

This week’s EV News Wrap Includes: Commercial Electric vehicle charging equipment market, Triton Electric Vehicle India registration, GM partners SolidEnergy, Toyota X-Prologue teased, Ola Factory in Tamil Nadu, StoreDot’s battery technology and more. Commercial Electric vehicle charging equipment market worth over USD 870 billion by 2050 says Wood Mackenzie Electrification of commercial vehicle is on […]

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Amit Banka, Founder & CEO, WeNaturalists

WeNaturalists, an Eco-Social Network, recently launched a mobile and web application designed for people associated with nature. With the app the firm aims to bring together organizations, professionals, and enthusiasts who work for nature and everyone passionate about it. We reached out to Amit Banka, Founder & CEO, WeNaturalists to know more about the platform, idea […]

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CK Motors coming up with electric three-wheelers soon

After the successful launch of electric scooters and bicycles, Tirupur-based CK Motors is all set to unveil electric commercial three-wheelers and four- wheelers in the next two months, a top company official said on Monday. The company has set up a manufacturing unit in Thekkalur near here with an investment of Rs 35 crore and […]

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COVID 19 Effect: Power generation from renewables remain unaffected while thermal suffered says Ind-Ra

COVID-19 led lockdown the all-India energy demand in March this year decreased 8.9% yoy to 98.8 billion units (BU) while energy supply decreased 9.2% yoy, resulting in the energy deficit remaining at 0.4% (March 2019: 0.4%), noted India Ratings and Research in its new report. Despite a reduction in power demand in March 2020, the […]

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Trina Solar bags first 100MW plus contract for new Vertex modules in India

The new Vertex modules from Trina Solar is spearheading the solar energy industry’s adoption of higher efficiency, higher power modules. The firm has signed its first 100MW plus contract in India for Vertex modules with SunSource Energy- a provider of solar- based energy and storage solutions in India, South East Asia and emerging markets.  SunSource […]

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Nautilus Solar Energy Closes Debt Financing with NBC and RBC

Nautilus Solar Energy has closed a $90 million debt financing agreement led by National Bank of Canada “NBC” and including Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”) as lender.  The financing consists of a $75 million revolving construction facility and a $15 million letter of credit facility. The proceeds provide Nautilus with competitive capital for its well- […]

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Tyre industry pushes back against evidence of plastic pollution

A growing body of scientific research linking tyre wear to microplastic pollution, as well as increasing scrutiny from lawmakers in the European Union (EU), has led the $180 billion-a-year tyre industry to fight back. The companies have stepped up lobbying with EU lawmakers weighing tougher regulations on tyre wear, according to lawmakers and LobbyFacts.eu, a […]

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I Squared Capital sells Chenya Energy to Marubeni in Taiwan

I Squared Capital, through its ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund I, has completed the sale of Chenya Energy to Marubeni Corporation. Chenya Energy is a dedicated solar development, construction and operating platform in Taiwan and was a wholly owned subsidiary of Asia Cube Energy, a pan-Asian renewable portfolio company founded by I Squared Capital in 2017. […]

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COVID 19 Effect: Bajaj Chetak Electric scooter delivery likely in Q3

In January this year Bajaj Auto dived into the electric vehicle world with the launch of its Chetak Electric. In just 15 days of its launch “Humara Bajaj” gathered over 2,000 bookings, these figure was quite promising for an electric scooter. The automaker earlier planned to deliver these scooter in the second quarter of this […]

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