Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power signs deal for 2 GW green hydrogen capacity in Tunisia

Saudi green hydrogen developer ACWA Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with Tunisia to develop a multi-gigawatt green hydrogen project that will export output to Europe... Read More

Architectural powerhouse designs buildings with built-in gravity energy storage

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill --- the firm that designed the Burj Khalifa in Dubai --- has signed an exclusive partnership with Energy Vault and deve... Read More

India offers ₹50 crore each to four hydrogen valleys: Pune, Jodhpur, Bhubaneshwar, Kerala

The Government of India has approved funding of ₹50 crore each over five years to four Hydrogen Valleys coming up in the country: Pune, Jodhpur, Bhubaneshwar and Kerala.  The ... Read More

South Korea unveils energy transition plan: 3x increase in wind, solar to 72 GW by 2038

South Korea has announced plans to more than triple renewable energy generation as part of national energy transition plan that will see the country generate majority of its electr... Read More

Australia's Squadron Energy eyes 2 GW renewables project linked to massive 12-hour battery

Australian renewables developer Squadron Energy has proposed a massive, 2 GW energy park consisting of 1 GW solar PV capacity and 1 GW wind power capacity, linked to a 1 GW / 12 GW... Read More

Brookfield buys majority in renewables developer Neoen in $6.6 billion deal

Brookfield Asset Management, the world's largest renewables investor, is looking to buy a majority stake in French renewables development company Neoen. The Canadian-based investor... Read More

Spain's X-Elio proposes 350 MW solar plant with 120 MW / 240 MWh big battery in Queensland

Spanish renewables developer X-Elio has applied for environmental approval in Australia to build a 350 MW solar farm coupled with a two-hour big battery of 120 MW / 240 MWh. The pr... Read More

BluSmart raising $25 million from founders, to launch e-taxi services in Dubai next month

BluSmart, India's biggest e-cab operator, is raising $25 million from its founders and existing investors, with contributions from new investors as well, co-founder Punit Goyal tol... Read More

RWE to build Australia's first eight-hour battery

Germany-headquartered global renewables player RWE has announced an investment decision to build Australia's first eight-hour battery near Balranald in New South Wales (NSW). The L... Read More

Gotion showcases EV batteries that charge to 80 percent in > 10 mins

China's Gotion High-Tech might have stolen a march on the rest of the world, including homegrown rival CATL, with the development of a car battery that can go from zero to 80 perce... Read More

Europe passes bill to kickstart clean tech manufacturing, to come in force from June

Europe has cleared the Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA), its attempt to counter the US Inflation Reduction Act and China's clean tech dominance, while kickstarting clean energy product... Read More

GAIL inaugurates its first GH2 plant in India: 10 MW PEM electrolyzer at Vijaipur, MP

Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) announced the company inaugurated its first green hydrogen plant at Vijaipur, Madhya Pradesh. The plant, which uses a 10 MW proton exchange membra... Read More

Tesla breaks ground on $200 mn ESS plant in Shanghai, its first outside US

Company has also reportedly told EV suppliers to set up capacity outside China and Taiwan from next year Tesla has broken ground in Shanghai on the company's first battery factory ... Read More

Sandvik eyes second-life BESS for miners, to deploy prototype at Glencore

Mining company Sandvik has initiated a pilot to deploy a second-life battery energy storage system (BESS) from retired Sandvik BEVs at Glencore, the two companies announced. The co... Read More

Quinbrook starts work on $3.5 billion green steel project in Queensland

Queensland, Australia could become home to one of the largest green steel projects in the world, with Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners (QIP) announcing it has commenced devel... Read More

Scotland evaluates its largest 'water battery': 2 GW pumped storage at Loch Ness

Scottish developer Glen Earrach Energy Ltd (GEE) has announced plans to develop a 2 GW pumped storage hydro station at Balmacaan Estate in Scotland, and recently submitted its scop... Read More

Italy's Eni reveals a 30 percent cut in scope 1 and 2 emissions from 2018

Italian energy company Eni announced it had cut its net scope 1 and 2 emissions in the upstream sector by 40 percent in 2023, compared with a 2018 baseline. It said particular atte... Read More

LG Energy Solution inks estimated $1 bn deal for ESS batteries with Hanwha QCells

LG Energy Solution Ltd, the world's third-largest battery maker, disclosed it had signed a contract with to supply 4.8 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of energy storage system (ESS) batteries... Read More

Honda unveils EV pivot: $65 bn spend, seven new models using F1-developed technology by 2030

Honda announced it will double its investment in EVs to $65 billion and launch seven new electric models by 2030, as the Japanese company moves to catch up with industry biggies su... Read More

India can shoulder global demand for green hydrogen, Bhalla tells World Hydrogen Summit

India aims to emerge as a leading exporter of green hydrogen globally and is determined to play a pivotal role in the global hydrogen economy, the country's top renewable energy bu... Read More

Dutch Minister Jetten hosts 2nd roundtable of International H2 Trade Forum

Early this week, the second Ministerial-Executive Roundtable was hosted by the International Hydrogen Trade Forum (IHTF) and the Hydrogen Council in Rotterdam, The Nether... Read More

Mahindra to invest ₹12,000 crore in EV unit, unveil new lineup from year-end

India's Mahindra & Mahindra announced it would invest ₹12,000 crore in its electric vehicles unit and launch a range of new EVs next year.  M&M currently offers only o... Read More

Australia approves 800 MW solar + 250 MW battery Punchs Creek project

Australia's government has approved the Punchs Creek Solar Farm project, an 800 MW solar-plus-storage development in Queensland that will sport a 250 MW battery energy storage syst... Read More

Stellantis JV to launch Leapmotor EVs in nine European countries from September

Stellantis announced a joint venture with the Chinese electric vehicle startup Leapmotor to retail EVs outside China. The venture, dubbed Leapmotor International, will be headquart... Read More

India Pavillion spotlights country's green hydrogen progress at WHS 2024

India has set up its own pavilion, at the World Hydrogen Summit 2024, being held in Rotterdam, Netherlands, from May 13 – 15, the government's Press Information Bureau announced. T... Read More

US alleges Chinese dumping, levies stiff tariffs on EVs, Li-ion batteries

The US announced new levies on $18 billion worth of Chinese imports, largely in the clean energy space, including a 100 percent tax on Chinese electric vehicles imported into the c... Read More

China activates first large-scale sodium-ion battery

China has started operation of its first large-scale sodium-ion battery storage station, the company operating the battery has announced. China Southern Power Grid Energy Storage, ... Read More

US considering higher tariffs on clean energy goods from China; 100 percent levy on EVs

The US is considering a 100 percent levy on Chinese electric vehicles --- four times as much as the 25 percent tariff levied at present --- news reports quoting unidentified govern... Read More

Queensland invests $300 mn to double Stanwell battery to 300 MW/ 1,200 MWh

Australia's state of Queensland has pledged to invest $300 million to double the capacity of the Stanwell battery being set up at a coal-fired power station, as part of the state's... Read More

India approves first commercial BESS: 20 MW/ 40 MWh BESS at Kilokari sub-station, Delhi

India has approved its first commercial standalone Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project, marking a milestone in the country's progress towards clean and renewable ener... Read More
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