Cochin International Airport to inaugurate its first hydropower project

The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) is venturing into hydropower production, and its first plant will be commissioned by Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan in Kozhikode district on November 6. India’s first fully solar-powered airport, CIAL, said in a press release that it is expecting an annual power generation of 14 million units through the […]

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New energy economy emerging, but not quickly enough to reach net zero by 2050, says IEA

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A new energy economy is emerging around the world as solar, wind, electric vehicles and other low-carbon technologies flourish, but this clean energy progress is still far too slow to put global emissions into sustained decline towards net zero, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its new World Energy Outlook. “The world’s hugely encouraging clean […]

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SECI plans 2,000 MWh standalone energy storage project

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), under the administrative control of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), is planning a 2,000 megawatt-hour (MWh) standalone energy storage system which will be executed by the private sector. The state-owned solar energy focused corporation has announced that the projects will be incorporated on a build-own-operate […]

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Gujarat’s renewable energy capacity slated to touch 38,466 megawatts (MW) by 2025

India’s western state Gujarat has been making rapid inroads into the renewable energy (RE) sector with a slew of mega green energy projects. The state’s mega-projects not only pertains to electricity generation but also to equipment manufacturing and they are backed by policy initiatives and strong investor support. According to the state government’s estimates, the renewable power […]

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Tata Power to increase renewable energy capacity to 15GW

Tata Power plans to increase its renewable energy portfolio in order to become a 15 gigawatts (GW) company in the coming years, the company’s chairperson Natarajan Chandrasekaran said in the Annual General Meeting. The company plans to focus on building scale in its rooftop solar, solar pumps, electric vehicle charging systems, and home automation businesses. […]

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Greece joins the International Solar Alliance

Greece has become an official signatory to the International Solar Alliance (ISA) that is led by India. As foreign minister S Jaishankar met his Greek counterpart Nikon Dendias in a bilateral visit that happened after 18 years, the two leaders discussed “geo-political and geo-economic realities, including the Indo-Pacific”.  An official statement said that the two […]

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