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IEEFA: Global capital mobilising for India’s $500bn renewable energy infrastructure opportunity

IEEFA: Global capital mobilising for India’s $500bn renewable energy infrastructure opportunity

The key domestic and international institutions driving renewable energy growth in India

16 February 2021 (IEEFA India): A huge global capital pool is mobilising to invest in renewable energy and grid projects in India, according to a new IEEFA report, with pull factors including solar power tariffs hitting record lows, plunging solar module costs, record low interest rates, and the security of government-backed, 25-year power purchase agreements (PPAs). […]

IEEFA: These 7 auctions show India’s renewables sector is still primed for growth

IEEFA: These 7 auctions show India’s renewables sector is still primed for growth

Despite pandemic disruptions, there is plenty of investment capital available for renewable projects

22 September 2020 (IEEFA India): While the pace of renewable energy growth has slowed in India, positive outcomes in recent auctions suggest there remains plenty of appetite among domestic and foreign investors to build renewable infrastructure, according to a new IEEFA briefing note.  Policy-related headwinds and a collapse in electricity demand due to the COVID-19 […]

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Enel Green Power, Monsson Alma to build 1,000MW of wind, solar generation in Romania

Balkan Green Energy News: Renewable energy company Enel Green Power, part of the Enel Group, and Monsson Alma, a subsidiary of Monsson Group, have signed an agreement on the development of 500 MW of wind power and 500 MW of solar projects in Romania. The projects will be ready for construction in the next three […]

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Enel breaks ground on large wind-plus-storage project in Texas

ReNews.biz: Enel Green Power North America has started construction of the Azure Sky wind plus storage project in Texas that, once operational, will supply Kellogg Company with electricity through a 100MW virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA). The project will comprise a 350MW wind farm coupled with 137MW of battery storage in Throckmorton County. Azure Sky […]

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IEEFA: Global capital mobilising for India’s $500bn renewable energy infrastructure opportunity
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IEEFA: Global capital mobilising for India’s $500bn renewable energy infrastructure opportunity

The key domestic and international institutions driving renewable energy growth in India

16 February 2021 (IEEFA India): A huge global capital pool is mobilising to invest in renewable energy and grid projects in India, according to a new IEEFA report, with pull factors including solar power tariffs hitting record lows, plunging solar module costs, record low interest rates, and the security of government-backed, 25-year power purchase agreements (PPAs). […]

Endesa plans $3.5 billion green hydrogen investment in Spain

Reuters: Spanish utility Endesa is planning to invest 2.9 billion euros ($3.5 billion) to develop 23 green hydrogen projects in Spain to boost the green transition in the country. Endesa, controlled by Italian utility Enel, said in a statement on Monday it had presented plans to the Spanish government to build electrolysers with an overall […]

February 2, 2021 Read More →

Enel to phase out gas as part of 2050 net zero pledge, dismisses carbon capture options

S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Enel SpA is planning to entirely phase out natural gas from its portfolio as it shoots for a net-zero emissions target, arguing that technology to capture carbon has proven to be a bad bet in energy companies’ quest to decarbonize. “We have a net-zero target for 2050. That’s clearly a […]

February 1, 2021 Read More →

Enel, Qatari sovereign wealth fund to develop renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

Reuters: Italy’s biggest utility Enel has signed a deal with the Qatar Investment Authority to develop renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, the two groups said. Under the deal, the Qatar sovereign wealth fund will, as a first step, buy half of Enel’s stake in 800 megawatts of its existing renewable capacity in South Africa […]

January 8, 2021 Read More →

Enel, AES unit close coal plants in Chile

Power: Italy’s Enel is decommissioning one of its coal-fired power plants in Chile two years sooner than originally planned, with the unit’s closure coming two days after the Chile-based unit of a U.S. utility announced it would accelerate the closure of a pair of coal-fired power plants in the country. Enel on Dec. 31 is […]

January 4, 2021 Read More →

Enel Green Power brings 436MW of wind generation online at two sites in U.S. Midwest

ReNews.biz: Enel Green Power North America has started operating a 199MW expansion of the Cimarron Bend wind farm in Kansas, raising overall capacity to 599MW, and also brought online the over 236MW White Cloud project in Missouri. Cimarron Bend in Clark County is now Enel Green Power’s largest renewable energy project in the world. Construction […]

December 23, 2020 Read More →

Enel to produce green hydrogen at one of its U.S. solar sites

PV Tech: Enel Green Power has signed an agreement that will see energy from one of its US solar projects converted into green hydrogen to be supplied to a bio-refinery. The company has penned a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Maire Tecnimont subsidiary NextChem, which will be the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for […]

December 11, 2020 Read More →

Enel, Eni form green hydrogen partnership in Italy

ReNews.biz: Italian energy giants Enel and Eni are to work together to develop two green hydrogen projects. The partners plan to produce the hydrogen through electrolysers powered by renewable energy near two Eni refineries in Italy. They said that green hydrogen appears to be the best decarbonisation option at the refineries. Each pilot project will […]

December 3, 2020 Read More →