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INVESTMENTS BY CLEANTECH Acme Cleantech intends to invest $6.7 billion in a green hydrogen plant.
A memorandum of understanding between Acme Cleantech and the Karnataka government paves the way for the establishment of a solar power plant with a green hydrogen and green ammonia production facility. The proposed factory will be able to produce 1.2 million tonnes of green hydrogen annually. Acme is now constructing a sizable facility in Oman and already has a green hydrogen generation facility in Rajasthan.
Ayana Renewable Power Plans to Build a 2 Gigawatt Wind and Solar Power Capacity
The government of Karnataka has received an expression of interest from Ayana Renewable Power to install 2 gigawatts of solar and wind power capacity. For this capacity, the business will invest Rs 120 billion. Ayana has a 340 megawatt operational capacity. Karnataka recently declared a goal to increase renewable energy capacity by 10 gigawatts by 2027.
The Green Hydrogen Venture will see TotalEnergies purchase a stake.
acquire a 25% share in Adani Enterprises Adani New Industries Limited is what TotalEnergies intends to do. The corporation intends to spend $50 billion to build a 1 million-tonne-per-year green hydrogen generation facility.
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ANDAMP; BATTERIES EPC Contract For 600 Megawatt Solar Project Given To Adani
awarded is the recipient of an EPC contract for a 600 megawatt solar power project from state-owned hydropower company NHPC Limited. In the western state of Gujarat, the project will be put into operation. Over the past few months, NHPC has granted three EPC contracts totaling 1 gigawatt of solar generating capacity. In Rajasthan, it gave Tata Power a contract for 300 megawatts, while in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, it gave Tata Power another contract for 100 megawatts.
445 Megawatt Solar Project Goes Online with Axis Energy
A 445 megawatt solar power project has been announced by Axis Energy Ventures for the northern state of Rajasthan. Within six months, the project was launched by the company. The project is anticipated to produce 800 gigawatt-hours of electricity each year and eliminate 0.6 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions. The company, which is connected to Brookfield Renewables, aims to have 5 gigawatts of capacity for renewable energy in India.
Jinko Alleges Shipments Of 8 Gigawatts Of Solar Modules To India
Jinko Solar, a Chinese maker of solar modules, received an announced rating after selling 8 gigawatts of solar modules to India. The business asserts that it did so first. Additionally, it anticipates reaching the 100 gigawatts of global shipping milestone this year.
Tata Power Commissions India’s Largest 102 Megawatt Floating Solar Project
The largest floating solar power project in the nation has been put into service by Tata Power Solar Systems, one of India’s top solar EPC businesses. The southern state of Kerala’s Kayamkulam is where the project was officially launched. The 101.6 megawatt project will sell its generated electricity to Kerala’s power distribution corporation.
Now at Delhi Airport Fully Reliant on Renewable Energy
It was recently announced by Delhi International Airport Limited ( announced ) that it now sources all of its energy needs from solar and hydroelectric projects. The state of Himachal Pradesh’s hydroelectric project supplies 94 percent of the power it needs, with two on-site solar power projects with a combined capacity of 13 MW providing the remaining 6 percent. The airport’s operator recently disclosed a 2030 net zero objective.
Joint Venture To Install 1 Gigawatt of Solar Power Capacity Announced By Assam And NLC
To install a gigawatt of solar power capacity in the northeastern state of Assam, the government would establish a joint venture firm with NLC India Limited, a coal mining and power producing corporation. A total investment of Rs 50 billion is anticipated to be needed for the effort. In the state, a 70 megawatt solar power facility just went online, and another 100 megawatts of solar power capacity are in various stages of construction.
According to the Minister of Renewable Energy, import taxes on solar cells and modules would remain in place.
According to RK Singh, India’s minister for new and renewable energy, the signed 0 standards for solar cells and modules would remain in place and there are no plans to change them. The government wants to foster indigenous manufacturing and is opposed to imported solar cells or modules, particularly those from China, Singh continued. The Indian government has increased the import tariff on solar modules by 40% and solar cells by 25% as of April 1, 2022.
In 2021, India’s renewable energy capacity increased by 15.4 Gigawatts.
According to the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century, India ranked third globally in signed 1 in 2021. Last year, China and Russia added the most capacity for renewable energy. In terms of installed solar power capacity, India also surpassed Germany.
Project for 250 megawatts of solar energy is launched by O2 Power
A 250 megawatt signed 2 was put into service by O2 Power in the western state of Rajasthan. The company’s first project is this one. It won the project in a fiercely contested auction held by the Solar Energy Corporation of India and would sell the electricity for 25 years at a rate of Rs 2.50 per kilowatt-hour.
GE will boost its capacity to produce solar inverters and batteries to 9 gigawatts.
By the end of this year, General Electric wants to boost the production capacity of signed 3 from its current 3 gigawatts to 9 gigawatts. The corporation took this choice while taking into account the anticipated high growth in demand. A new production facility for the corporation has just been established in a southern Indian state.
Trial Production by Arctech Solar Has Begun at a New Manufacturing Facility
Arctech Solar, a Chinese manufacturer of solar trackers, recently announced the installation of signed 4 at a facility in India. The production facility was established as a joint venture with Jash Energy. The facility is situated in the western state of Gujarat and has a 3 gigawatt annual production capacity.
Gujarat Grants Capacity For 500 Megawatts Of Solar Energy
Three businesses have each received 500 megawatts of signed 5 from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam. SJVN, an owned by the government hydropower firm, Aditya Birla Renewables, and Hinduja Renewable Energy have been given the capacity. GUVNL will use the electricity produced by these projects to satisfy its renewable purchase commitment.
India will put up for auction 4 gigawatts of offshore wind power
The launch of signed 6 for India has been announced by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. Off the coast of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, projects with a 4 gigawatt capacity are anticipated to be offered in the tender.
Siemens Gamesa Receives Order for 133 Megawatt Turbine
Vena Energy, a Singapore-based company, has contracted with turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa to supply 133 megawatts of wind turbines under contract signed 7. Vena will establish the wind project in the state of Karnataka in the south. The project should be put into operation early next year.
Published initially on Future Trends.
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