RIL, ACME, JSW among 7 bidders for 10 GWh ACC PLI

Seven companies, including Reliance Industries (RIL), ACME Cleantech Solutions Pvt Ltd, JSW Neo Energy Ltd and Waaree Energies, have placed their bids – in a second With tround – for manufacturing advanced chemistry cells (ACC) with a capacity of 10 gigawatt hours under the government’s production linked incentive scheme. The last date for filing applications … Read more

Sweden set to help India in energy transition

Article Six of the Paris agreement sets out how countries can pursue voluntary cooperation to reach their climate targets. It enables international cooperation to tackle climate change and unlock financial support for developing countries. Under Article Six, countries can transfer carbon credits earned from reducing greenhouse gas emissions to help one or more countries meet … Read more

Reliance Industries set to commission energy complex this year

Reliance Industries is preparing to commission the Dhirubhai Ambani Green Energy Giga Complex, a 5,000-acre manufacturing facility for renewable energy-related products, in Jamnagar in the second half of 2024, its chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani said on Wednesday. Addressing the Vibrant Gujarat Summit, the western state’s flagship investment conclave, in Gandhinagar, Ambani said that … Read more

China bans export of rare earth processing technologies

The move comes as Europe and the United States scramble to wean themselves off rare earths from China. File. China, the world’s top processor of rare earths, on December 21 banned the export of technology to extract and separate the strategic metals, as it overhauled a list of technologies deemed key to national security. The … Read more

Banks that funded coal plants need an escape plan | Data

Banks having direct and indirect ties to the fossil fuel sector are at risk under tightening climate policies The Data Point published on November 29 showed how India is progressing — albeit slowly — towards cleaner energy sources to generate power. While clean energy in the electricity mix has increased to about 23%, over 55% … Read more

US Prez Joe Biden’s $400 billion man

Jigar Shah is living an investor’s dream, one with more strings attached than a symphony orchestra. Shah has $400 billion of government funds to pour into businesses touting green-energy projects. But he has to do it under the eye of critical lawmakers, cautious bureaucrats and the White House, which has already clashed with him on … Read more

Govt intervention creates uncertainty for IEX

India’s power ministry has requested the Central Electricity Regulatory Authority to initiate the process of coupling the country’s three power exchanges; Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), Power Exchange of India (PXIL) and Hindustan Power Exchange (HPX). to ensure a uniformity in price discovery of energy at trading platforms. this is expected to translate into better transparency, … Read more