Daily Shorts: Germany eyes geothermal, Malaysia readies EV champion

Germany plans to expand geothermal capacity 10 times by 2030, the country's chancellor said. Germany has some of Europe's biggest geothermal reserves, but has been slow to tap them... Read More

India defines green hydrogen: less than 2kg emissions for 1kg H2

The Indian government notified the country's green hydrogen standard over the weekend, outlining emission norms that must be met for hydrogen to be classified as 'green', or coming... Read More

Daily Shorts: Denmark to earmark $4B for CCS, Cargill tests wind powered ships

Denmark will earmark around $4 billion in aid to carbon capture storage (CCS) projects, the country's climate ministry announced. The grants will be disbursed over 15 years, but el... Read More

India will allow private sector to mine lithium, five other critical minerals

India has amended laws to allow private companies to prospect for six rare and critical minerals, including lithium, which were off limits until now, multiple news outlets reported... Read More

Canada's new rules eye Net Zero power grid by 2035

Canada has released draft clean electricity regulations aimed at creating a Net Zero power grid by 2035, but said the country would allow some use of fossil fuels. The proposals st... Read More

Weekend Roundup: India calls for green funds to emerging markets, Dubai picks Masdar for 1800 MW solar capacity

The chief of India's central bank has said there was an urgent need for increasing green funds to emerging markets. Making closing remarks at a G20 finance event, Reserve Bank of I... Read More

Daily Shorts: Germany boosts green fund, Morocco eyes 400 MW solar project

Morocco has launched a prequalification tender for a 400 MW solar project in the Atlas Mountains. The country's renewable energy agency Masen is seeking bidders to finance, build a... Read More

IESA, Telangana sign pact to boost state's energy storage sector

The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) and the Government of Telangana have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic partnership aimed at promotin... Read More

What after FAME II? IEMC brings industry stakeholders together to discuss way forward

With the objective to ensure sustained growth of EV adoption in India, more than 80 EV industry players have gathered in New Delhi today to propose a holistic reconsideration of de... Read More

Weekend Roundup: Capital Energy puts 4.3 GW RE assets on the block, Sigma Lithium scouts for buyers, and more

Spanish renewable energy investor Capital Energy has put 4.3 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power plants for sale. The assets, all based in Spain, are estimated to fetch up to $1... Read More

Daily Shorts: Ford pivots to hybrids, First Solar announces $1.1 bn factory in US and more

Ford is pivoting to hybrids. CEO Jim Farley outlined a strategy under which the company will slow down its shift to electric vehicles and focus more on selling hybrids which run on... Read More

Insights into green hydrogen developments in India

Dr. Ranjith Pai, Clean Hydrogen Mission Program Officer & Scientist, Dept. of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, shares insights... Read More

Daily Shorts: US may tighten emissions for new gas plants, Nissan will pour $660 mn into Ampere EV

The US Environmental Protection Agency is considering new rules to cut nitrogen oxide emissions from new gas power plants, court documents showed. Under a planned settlement, the a... Read More

Canada becomes first G20 nation to detail wind-up of fossil fuel subsidies

Canada has released an assessment framework for eliminating fossil fuel subsidies, becoming the first member of the G20 to deliver on the grouping's 2009 announcement to undertake ... Read More

Daily Shorts: Vietnam EV maker heads to US, gas companies push for investments and more

Vietnamese automaker VinFast announced it will next week begin constructing a $4 billion electric vehicle factory in the US state of North Carolina, also home to Toyota's battery f... Read More

ACC-PLI: MHI holds stakeholder consultation for balance 20GWh capacity

The Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India on Monday concluded a stakeholder consultation regarding re-bidding of balance 20GWh (of 50GWh) Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) ... Read More

Daily Shorts: Indonesia rolls out red carpet for EV makers, Brazil's Eletrobras to buy 15 RE companies

Indonesia is in talks with Tesla and BYD and preparing a fresh set of incentives to attract the EV manufacturers, a government minister said. The incentives will be benchmarked aga... Read More

Weekend Roundup: Itochu launches $2 billion RE fund, Mercedes says China central to coming EV campaign

Japan's Itochu Corp announced the company will invest around $2 billion in renewable power assets in Canada and the US through Overland Capital Partners, a fund set up in partnersh... Read More

CEM-14/MI-8 meetings affirm India's quintessential leadership in global energy transition

The Ministerial meeting of the 14th Clean Energy Ministerial and 8th Mission Innovation gathering held in Goa yesterday saw the active participation of representatives fr... Read More

If you are not investing in India’s energy sector, you are losing out: R K Singh

India's energy sector is booming and if you are not investing in it, you are losing out, said R K Singh, the Union Minister of Power, and New and Renewable Energy speaking at the&n... Read More

UAE's National Electric Vehicles Policy targets 50pc EVs on road by 2050

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has recently revised its National Electric Vehicles Policy to fast-track the nation's adoption of electric mobility and establis... Read More

Daily Shorts: Vattenfall abandons UK offshore wind project, Air Canada eyes greener fuels and more

Sweden's Vattenfall said it would cease development of a 1.4 gigawatt GW wind farm off the coast of Britain, taking a hit of $537 million on earnings. The Norfolk Boreas offshore w... Read More

Asia bulks up on gas to strengthen energy security

Asian governments have become wary of a rise in gas prices and are building infrastructure to increase buffer stocks, a review by Reuters shows. The move follows last year's price ... Read More

NITI Aayog discourses on policy enablers for e-mobility at G20 ETWG

On the side-lines of the 4th Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) meeting under India's G20 Presidency, the country apex policy think-tank NITI Aayog has organized a one-day conf... Read More

Daily Shorts: US offers India cheap capital for clean energy, European solar output jumps on heatwave, and more

India and the US agreed to work together on climate goals and energy transition. US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and announced pl... Read More

Completion of critical mineral projects will ensure enough supply to meet global climate pledges: IEA

The global market for critical minerals such as lithium, cobalt, nickel and copper has doubled in the last five years, but the world will have enough supply to meet national climat... Read More

FREYR's Giga Arctic project gets fresh infusion of €100 million

Battery manufacturing company, FREYR Battery (FREYR) on Thursday announced it has been awarded a €100 million grant from the European Union ("EU") to support development of FR... Read More

European Council gives nod to law regulating batteries and waste batteries

The European Council earlier this week adopted a new regulation aimed at promoting circular economy and strengthening sustainability rules for batteries and waste batteri... Read More

Closing the Loop: EVE Energy teams up with Li-Cycle for tackling battery waste

Leading lithium-ion battery cell manufacturer, EVE Energy Co. Ltd. (EVE or EVE Energy) has partnered with Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. (Li-Cycle) to tackle lithium-ion battery waste and... Read More

Foxconn scouts for semiconductor partner after exiting Vedanta JV

Foxconn plans to apply for subsidies under India's semiconductor manufacturing subsidy scheme, the company announced, after exiting a $19.5 billion joint venture with Vedanta. The ... Read More