COP28: Countries agree on deal called 'the beginning of the end of fossil fuels'

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) closed on Wednesday with countries agreeing to phase down consumption of oil and coal, in a deal the UN said signaled the "begi... Read More

South Korea announces $29 billion to help its battery companies 'reduce foreign dependence'

South Korea on Wednesday announced plans to provide $29 billion in financing over the next five years to strengthen its battery industry and reduce reliance on foreign nations for ... Read More

US, India governments launch task force to promote energy storage technologies

US-India Energy Storage Task Force, set up by US Department of Energy and India's Ministry of Power to promote energy storage technologies in both nations, will launch on December ... Read More

India studying advanced building materials, wastewater treatment to reduce CO2 footprint

India's Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR) has partnered with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to drive advancements in the country's construction a... Read More

'No country can think of energy transition without first thinking about energy storage'

The India Pavilion at COP28 hosted an event on cost-effective energy systems for energy transition and integration of renewable energy on December 5, under the aegis of the country... Read More

US utility disconnects CATL batteries citing security concerns, sparking row

An American company has disconnected large-scale CATL batteries attached to a US military base after politicians raised security concerns, in turn sparking angry reactions from the... Read More

COP28: Cost effective ESS for energy transition and RE integration

At the India Pavilion of the on-going COP28 in Dubai, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) under the Indian Ministry of Power held a thought leadership discussion... Read More

COP28: GEAPP's multilateral consortium targets 5GW of battery storage by 2024

At the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, about 11 countries have committed to a global consortium as part of a collaborative effort to secur... Read More

US unveils global nuclear fusion plan at COP28, even as Japan-EU reactor comes online

"We are edging ever-closer to a fusion-powered reality. And at the same time, yes, significant scientific and engineering challenges exist. Careful thought and thoughtful policy is... Read More

India puts up 20 blocks of critical and strategic minerals for auction

India's Ministry of Mines launched the first tranche auction of critical and strategic minerals in New Delhi on Wednesday, offering up 20 minerals for exploration, including recent... Read More

Iberdrola increases UK 'green' and grid investments to £12 billion

Spanish power giant Iberdrola, the largest electricity company in Europe, announced plans to invest an additional £7 billion more in Britain for 2026-2028 in grids and renewable pr... Read More

RE and EV tech has matured, it’s time to focus on industrial decarbonization: BloombergNEF

Steel, cement and petrochemicals accounted for 13 percent of global CO2 emissions in 2022, but received less than three percent of green investments  Green hydrogen, gree... Read More

Odisha approves three green hydrogen projects entailing investment of ₹46,000 crore

The state government of Odisha has green-lighted three hydrogen projects to promote the green hydrogen and green ammonia sector in the state, as part of an industrial push that saw... Read More

UK raises guaranteed prices for RE projects, offshore wind to get 66% more, solar up 30%

The UK has announced increases in the country's guaranteed price renewable energy projects after a review of the country's 'maximum strike price' for such projects. The biggest inc... Read More

Daily Shorts: US renewable projects run into 3-year transformer wait, VW promises cheap EV, and more

America's power sector is grappling with a transformer shortage. US renewable energy project developers who are setting up grid-scale RE and energy storage systems say critical com... Read More

​Tesla will double components sourced from India to $2 billion, says trade minister Goyal

Tesla is planning to double the amount of components it will import from India to almost $2 billion, the country's Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal annou... Read More

Daily Shorts: Canadian satellite to monitor CO2 from space, global treaty on plastic pollution, and more

Canadian emissions tracking company GHGSat launched Vanguard, a satellite that will help monitor CO2 emissions from individual industrial facilities such as coal plants and steel m... Read More

How China plans to put the brakes on methane, a gas that's 28 times deadlier than CO2

China has released its much-awaited plan to reduce methane emissions, but the results have been mixed, drawing praise and disappointment. The plan, outlined earlier this week towar... Read More

Daily Shorts: Quebec getting $3 bn GH2 project, Tesla heads to new markets, and more

TES Canada H2 Inc plans to set up a 70,000 metric tons per annum green hydrogen plant in Quebec, and the news could be announced as soon as this week. The $2.9 billion project will... Read More

Argentina calls for progression integration of ESS in its energy system

Argentina is expected to call for expressions of interest (EOI) for deployment of energy storage systems (ESS) in its electricity generation and transmission networks very soon, ba... Read More

Daily Shorts: BlackRock backs Oxy's DAC project, Rivian ups EV production, and more

US electric vehicle maker Rivian Automotive raised its forecast for full-year production to 54,000 units, an increase of 2,000 units. The Amazon-backed company also said it would e... Read More

WESD 2023 discoursed on clean energy tech adoption in global markets

The latest edition of World Energy Storage Day (WESD) global virtual conference and expo discoursed on the critical megatrends and innovations in clean energy technologies such as ... Read More

Daily Shorts: Singapore’s Sembcorp eyes 25 GW RE capacity by 2028, Orsted cancels projects due to ship shortage, and more

Danish wind developer Orsted has cancelled two offshore projects off the coast of New Jersey, but that had less to do with margin squeeze and more to do with supply side bottleneck... Read More

Daily Shorts: China's plan to cut methane, US to spend $440 mn on solar + battery in Puerto Rico, and more

China could unveil a plan to cut down methane emissions before the start of COP28 in Dubai, but might not set specific targets for reduction, media reports said. The plan is likely... Read More

Daily Shorts: Portugal readies offshore wind auction, Thailand crops EV subsidy, and more

Thailand has approved a new subsidy package for the country's booming electric vehicle industry, but decreased individual subsidy amount by 33 percent, citing strong momentum in th... Read More

Daily Shorts: Toyota boosts EV battery investment by $8 bn, Indonesia finalizes JETP plan, and more

Toyota announced plans to invest $8 billion in the company's electric vehicle battery manufacturing plant in North Carolina, USA, taking total investment in the project to around $... Read More

Daily Shorts: Repsol puts H2 plant on hold, US announces $1.3 bn support to power lines

Spanish oil company Repsol has suspended plans to set up a 100 MW hydrogen project in northern Spain due to tax uncertainty, company executives said. Spain is considering extending... Read More

Daily Shorts: Pulse orders $100 million of Tesla ultra-fast chargers, GM suspends Cruise and more

Tesla has bagged a $100 million order for ultra-fast chargers from Pulse, marking the first time the Elon Musk-led company's chargers will be deployed on an independent EV charging... Read More

Eye on EV Charging: In conclusion, a global snapshot and some questions that need answers

Well distributed and easy-to-access charging networks will be a vital factor for faster adoption of e-mobility. The networks need to provide fast, reliable and sustainable charging... Read More

Weekend Roundup: Norway's first offshore wind auction, Peru's $600 mn transmission networks, and more

Colombian company Interconexion Electrica (ISA) bagged two contracts to build energy transmission networks in northern Peru. The contracts, worth $600 million, will require ISA to ... Read More
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