India power quality

Addressing power quality in India

India’s power distribution companies Discoms are responsible for the supply and distribution of energy to a variety of consumers (industrial, commercial, agriculture,...
India blockchain

Bringing blockchain to India’s power consumers

Electricity distributor BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) has partnered with Power Ledger, a specialist in blockchain-based renewable energy trading, to install a large-scale peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading trial in Delhi, India.
India modernisation

The changing face of India’s power sector

India is becoming an increasingly influential driver of trends in the global power sector, writes Kelvin Ross. With its energy demand set to double by 2040 and its electricity demand potentially even tripling, it will cement its role as a game-changer in global energy markets.
Tata Solar India

India: Tata Power announces expansion of rooftop solar to 90 cities

The rollout, says the company, comes at a time when consumers across all major categories including commercial, industrial, residential and public sector are now adopting solar energy as a reliable and sustainable solution to meet their energy needs that also holds tremendous potential to save costs.
India coal power

India: Funding for new coal power projects dries up

Contradicting recent claims from the Environment Ministry, India’s coal-fired power project pipeline is rapidly shrinking with 46GW of cancellations in the last twelve months adding to over 600GW of cancellations this past decade, says the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
solar

US DOE to provide framework for India’s Solar Decathlon Competition

The US DoE has agreed to support India to establish the Solar Decathlon India Competition in 2021.
Bangladesh electrification

Bangladesh secures $200 million loan to boost electrification

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a $200-million (€179 million) loan to Bangladesh to increase access to electricity and improve service efficiency in the capital of Dhaka and the country’s western zone.
India solar tender

New solar tender announced for Indian state-owned coal company

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has launched a tender seeking Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors for three solar PV projects for state-owned coal mining company Singareni Colleries Limited (SCCL)
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Gujarat

GE wins 112 turbine contract for Gujarat wind farm

GE Renewable Energy has received an order from the EDF-SITAC joint venture to supply and install 112 of its 2.7 MW wind turbines at the Sitac Kabini wind farm in Gujarat, India.

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