Solar, BESS will account for 81 percent of US new generation capacity addition in 2024

The US will add a whopping 62.8 GW of new utility-scale power generation capacity in 2024, and a massive 81 percent of that will consist of solar panels and battery storage, the US...

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Kochi, world's first fully solar-powered airport, set to add 1,000 KW green hydrogen plant

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Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL), the company that runs the Kochi airport, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd to establish a gree...

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Europe finalizes answer to US Inflation Reduction Act, aims to become net zero continent by 2050

Lawmakers in the European Parliament agreed to the Net Zero Industry Act on Tuesday. Image: Pexels

Europe on Tuesday framed new rules on local production of wind and solar power equipment, fuel cells and other green technologies, after an agreement involving lawmakers in the Eur...

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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...

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World will add record 107 GW of renewables capacity this year, says IEA

Global renewable power capacity is expected to jump 107 gigawatts (GW) – the largest absolute increase ever – to over 440 GW this year, according to the International Energy Agency...

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India might halve import tax on solar panels, rollback GST

India might halve the import tax on solar panels and rollback the GST rate on the devices because of a shortage in domestic production, Reuters reports in an exclusive, citing thre...

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New York grid records highest output from solar power

New York's grid operator says that for an hour on May 18, solar power accounted for about 20% of its energy mix. Image: Pexels

The grid operator of New York state said on Tuesday that the grid recorded its highest output from solar energy last week. New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) announced th...

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TPSSL receives LOA from NHDC Ltd for 125 MWp floating solar project worth Rs 596 crore

Tata Power Solar Systems Limited (TPSSL) has announced that it has received the 'Letter of Award' (LoA) of ₹596 crore. for setting up a 125MWp floating solar project from NHDC Limi...

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Oxford physicist Henry Snaith bags 2021 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for RE

Henry Snaith, professor of physics at the University of Oxford and co-founder and chief scientific officer of Oxford PV, has won the 2021 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy ...

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Diverse solar panel supply chain must for secure net-zero transition globally: IEA report

Safeguarding a secure transition to net-zero emissions will necessitate increased efforts to expand and diversify global production of solar panels whose global supply chains are c...

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Ornate Solar commissions India’s largest roof-integrated solar system in Rajasthan

Ornate Solar has announced that it has commissioned India's largest building-integrated rooftop solar system in Bhagru, Rajasthan. The 530 kWp InRoof system will help Canada-based ...

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Premier Energies Group, Azure Power ink solar supply pact worth Rs. 4000 crores

Premier Energies Group has announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Azure Power Global Limited, an independent sustainable energy solutions provider and renewab...

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Tata Power Solar commissions landmark 450MWDC EPC project for Brookfield Renewable India in Rajasthan

Tata Power Solar has announced that it has commissioned a 450 MWDC capacity solar pant for Brookfield Renewable India. The installation entails the setup of over 800,000 modules an...

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India gets its first 24x7 solar-plus-storage powered town in Modhera, Gujarat

Data-driven digital solutions provider for renewable energy plants, GreenPowerMonitor (GPM) has provided the integrated onsite control, monitoring, data management, and displa...

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