India ROUND-UP: Ecoppia 580MW for SB Energy, Tata’s 100MW in AP, NTPC 1MW floating PV in Gujarat

Tata completes 100MW of solar projects in Andhra Pradesh, Ecoppia providing cleaning robots for 580MW of SB Energy PV projects in Rajasthan, NTPC tenders 1MW floater in Gujarat.

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EDF sells UK wind portfolio stake to pursue more renewables

EDF Renewables has sold a minority stake in a portfolio of 24 of its UK wind farms for £701 million to pursue more renewable development.

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SECI tenders another 3GW of ISTS-connected solar projects

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered another 3GW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar PV projects across India.

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30.1% share and 27.9TWh: The stats behind renewables’ record breaking Q1

Renewables’ share of electricity generation in the UK inched closer to one-third in the first three months of the year, topping 30%.

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ChargePoint acquires smart grid software specialist Kisensum

Electric vehicle charging network operator ChargePoint has acquired smart grid software provider Kisensum as it bids to bolster its services and drive a period of “aggressive” growth.

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Refinancing deal for 50MW UK battery ‘proves bankability of storage’ is here

Energy asset developer and owner Statera Energy has clinched a refinancing deal for its 50MW Pelham utility-scale battery storage plant in England, in a transaction which it says demonstrates both the maturity and “bankability” of the asset class.

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Lead acid ‘toxic legacy in Africa’ disputed by Kenyan industry veteran

A veteran of Kenya’s renewable energy industry has argued strongly in favour of lead acid batteries over lithium-ion, in response to a recent Energy-Storage.news article on off-grid solar PV in Africa.

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Lead acid ‘toxic legacy in Africa’ disputed by Kenyan industry veteran

A veteran of Kenya’s renewable energy industry has argued strongly in favour of lead acid batteries over lithium-ion, in response to a recent Energy-Storage.news article on off-grid solar PV in Africa.

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SECI tenders 2.5GW of wind-solar hybrid projects across India

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) document for 2.5GW of hybrid wind and solar projects to be connected to the Interstate Transmission System (ISTS).

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NTPC tenders for 22MW floating solar project in Kerala

Indian state-run utility NTPC has invited bids for a 22MW grid-connected floating solar project to be set up at Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant (RGCCPP) at Kayamkulam in Kerala.

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BBOXX and DC Go partner on off-grid solar in Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland

UK-based off-grid clean energy specialist BBOXX is partnering on projects in southern Africa with DC Go, a provider of affordable off-grid electrification.

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