Category: Renewable

Renewable energy is derived from natural processes that are replenished constantly. In its various forms, it derives directly from the sun, or from heat generated deep within the earth. Included in the definition is electricity and heat generated from solar, wind, ocean, hydropower, biomass, geothermal resources, and biofuels and hydrogen derived from renewable resources.

World’s top 10 countries in wind energy capacity

According to a recent report by Power-technology.com, China tops the chart with 221 gigawatt (GW) of installed wind capacity followed by the United States and Germany. Here are the top 10: 1. China China has a...

Cabinet nod for long-pending KUSUM, 40GW solar rooftop schemes

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Tuesday approved two schemes for promotion of solar power — one for the agriculture sector and the other for rooftops. The long-pending KUSUM scheme (Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan) was approved by the CCEA....

Study: High-risk through water use in solar sector

Market intelligence and consulting firm, Bridge to India has released a new report laying out the effects of solar PV deployment across India on regional water management. While the technology is often lauded for...

CPPIB in talks with Mytrah Energy for minority stake

Canada’s largest pension fund manager Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is in advanced talks to invest about $300 million in renewable energy producer Mytrah Energy Ltd for a significant minority stake, according to...

Lithium and cobalt: A tale of two commodities

The electric-vehicle (EV) revolution is ushering in a golden age for battery raw materials, best reflected by a dramatic increase in price for two key battery commodities, lithium and cobalt, over the past 24 months. In...

Hyundai To Launch Its First EV In India Next Year

South Korean automobile giant Hyundai has announced plans to launch nine new models in India over the next three years, including at least one electric vehicle. Y.K. Koo, MD & CEO if Hyundai Motor...