Has India's new EV policy piqued Tesla's interest? Musk is coming to meet Modi

India's new EV manufacturing policy is likely to pay a quick dividend. Elon Musk announced that he would be visiting the country to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Looking forw... Read More

US offers $475 million for five clean power projects on mining lands

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced up to $475 million in funding for five locally-driven clean energy projects in current and former mining lands.The projects are loca... Read More

Odisha launches tender for 500 MW / 2,500 MWh energy storage systems

India's eastern state of Odisha has invited tenders for 500 MW of energy storage capacity with five hours of peak support for a period of five years. That translates into 2,500 MWh... Read More

US eyes second wind auction in Gulf of Mexico, but costs are 30% higher than Europe, says chief of RWE

Offshore wind development costs in the US are 30 percent higher than what they are in Europe, the CEO of Germany's biggest utility revealed, even as the US government considered la... Read More

Western Australia begins construction on 500 MW Collie BESS project

Synergy, the government-owned utility of Australia's Western Australia state, announced it had begun construction of its third grid-scale battery as part of efforts to move away fr... Read More

India unveils new EV policy to make country a global manufacturing hub

India has approved a scheme to promote the country as a manufacturing destination for electric vehicles, a release on the Press Information Bureau, the country's government news se... Read More

US offers $750 mn for 52 green hydrogen projects to boost fuel cell, electrolyzer output and cut costs

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced $750 million in assistance for 52 clean (also called green) hydrogen projects across 24 mainland states to help reduce cos... Read More

US DoE lends Lithum Americas $2.26 bn to get Nevada mine up and running

Mining company Lithium Americas announced it will get up to $2.26 billion in loans from the US Department of Energy (DoE) to build its Thacker Pass lithium project in Nevada, USA. ... Read More

India's coal ministry targets 9 GW renewable capacity of its own by 2030

India's coal ministry is looking to ramp-up deployment of renewable power to reduce its carbon footprint. It is aiming to have 9 GW of renewable capacity by 2030, and a roadmap to ... Read More

India cuts royalties for mining 12 critical minerals, including Vanadium

India's Cabinet has approved new royalty rates for mining of 12 critical and strategic minerals -- Beryllium, Cadmium, Cobalt, Gallium, Indium, Rhenium, Selenium, Tantalum, Telluri... Read More

India to launch second tranche of auction of critical and strategic mineral blocks

India will launch the second tranche of auction of critical and strategic mineral blocks on February 29, the government informed in a press release. Union Minister of Coal, Mines &... Read More

Austria set to invest €400 mn for domestic green hydrogen projects

Austria is working on a new subsidy package that aims to pump in €400 million for renewable hydrogen production in the country, via the EU sponsored European Hy... Read More

Vietnam's national hydrogen strategy targets 10-20 mtpa by 2050

Vietnam has recently approved its national hydrogen production strategy, seeking international investors to establish a production ecosystem in the country for both green and ... Read More

Europe offers $400 mn for Italian green H2 valley that will decarbonize steel

European authorities have decided to offer up to €370 million ($400 million) to Italian companies seeking to set up a 'Green Hydrogen Valley' in the country's southern region of Pu... Read More

US DoE announces $710 mn in loans to EV tech makers

The US Department of Energy announced it has issued preliminary approval for nearly $710 million in loans to companies manufacturing electric vehicle (EV) components. The lion's sh... Read More

India might open nuclear power to private investment, eyes 11,000 MW of new capacity

The Government of India is planning to throw open its nuclear sector to private investment to achieve its target of emissions-free power, Reuters reports, quoting government source... Read More

Solar, BESS will account for 81 percent of US new generation capacity addition in 2024

The US will add a whopping 62.8 GW of new utility-scale power generation capacity in 2024, and a massive 81 percent of that will consist of solar panels and battery storage, the US... Read More

Europe's third big hydrogen project calls for 3.2 GW electrolyzers, 2,700 km T&D network

The European Commission announced its approval for "IPCEI Hy2Infra", a joint a joint effort by seven EU countries to support the continent's hydrogen infrastructure and boost its s... Read More

Cleantech funding hits record, but falls short of what net zero pathways require

Brookfield's latest fundraise and the record money pumped into the energy transition sector last year show investors have an appetite for cleantech risk. The world needs more of it... Read More

ACC PLI: MHI convenes pre-bid meeting for remaining 10GWh of ACC manufacturing

The Ministry of Heavy Industries has successfully concluded a pre-bid meeting for the remaining 10GWh of advanced chemistry cells (ACC) manufacturing capacity under the A... Read More

Joby set to soar Dubai skyline; Secures six-year exclusive deal to operate air taxis in Dubai

Joby Aviation Inc. (Joby), a California-based developer of all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger service has signed a definitive agreement with the Dubai Road and Transpor... Read More

JSW to set up EV and battery operations in Odisha

India's steel and energy focused conglomerate JSW Group has selected Odisha for its integrated electric vehicles (EV) and battery manufacturing project that will mark the comp... Read More

GFL to invest ₹60 billion in GFCL EV; eyes global EV/ ESS battery supply chain

GFCL EV Products Ltd (GFCL EV), a wholly owned subsidiary of leading Indian chemical company, Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd (GFL), has announced an investment of a whopping INR 6000 ... Read More

Europe finalizes answer to US Inflation Reduction Act, aims to become net zero continent by 2050

Europe on Tuesday framed new rules on local production of wind and solar power equipment, fuel cells and other green technologies, after an agreement involving lawmakers in the Eur... Read More

No looking back: Energy transition in Europe, the UK

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress... Read More

From the Editor: Together we rise

Reversing climate change is a challenge. One of the most difficult ones facing mankind yet. I don't know whether there is a 'reset-to-factory-settings' possible, but mitigation, pr... Read More

From the Editor: Leading the Change

'Change is inevitable. Hope is consistent.'Global leaders of clean tech bear a responsibility that extends beyond the development of innovative solutions – that of leading the chan... Read More

Germany offers €16 bn for hydrogen-ready gas power plants to future-proof power supply

Germany's government is offering subsidies for gas power plants that can switch to hydrogen in future, as part of the country's efforts to ensure a transition to clean energy gener... Read More

US DoE announces $72 million to upgrade 46 hydroelectric projects

The US Department of Energy has announced major investments in the country's hydroelectric sector, with funding to upgrade 46 projects across 19 states. In a release, the DoE said ... Read More

Hydrogen energy: hope or hype? | Cover Story

A derivative fuel, a complementing energy source, a promising pathway to a net-zero future… there is a buzz around hydrogen lately. The amount of investment pouring into hydrogen t... Read More