ACME Group signs pact with Japanese heavy industry major, IHI for the supply of green ammonia

ACME Group, a leading renewable energy company in India on Tuesday (Jan. 23) signed an offtake term sheet for the supply of green ammonia to Japanese heavy-industry manufacturer, I... Read More

TotalEnergies acquires German battery storage developer, Kyon Energy

Leading multi-energy producer and marketer, TotalEnergies announced it has acquired Kyon Energy, a leading battery energy storage developer in Germany. The latest acquisition is in... Read More

H2 Green Steel sews up €4.2 billion in financing for green steel plant

Swedish steelmaker H2 Green Steel announced the company had signed definitive debt financing agreements for up to €4.2 billion in project financing for the company's upcoming green... Read More

VARTA expanding R&D capabilities for next-gen batteries at its Austrian facility

German battery manufacturer VARTA AG has announced the expansion of 'VARTA Innovation', the company's battery R&D wing, which is establishing a modern research facili... Read More

India could easily surpass 150GWh ACC battery manufacturing target

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) on Tuesday kicked off its third annual battery manufacturing and supply chain convention in Hyderabad city on Tuesday (Jan. 23) to deliber... 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

Amara Raja giga factory will start operations next year

Leading automotive battery maker Amara Raja will have the first giga factory up and running before the end of next year, President Vijayanand Samudrala told the India Battery Manuf... Read More

Panama floats 500MW RE plus energy storage tender; first in Central America

Central American nation Panama has recently announced its first-ever renewable energy and energy storage bidding auctions to meet the growing demand for electricity and enhance gri... Read More

IESA summit on ways to boost Indian battery manufacturing, support giga factories

The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) inaugurated its third annual India Battery Manufacturing and Supply Chain Summit (IBMSCS) in Hyderabad today, kickstarting a two-day fest d... Read More

Stellantis reveals 'STLA Large' BEV platform targeting 800 km range

Stellantis has revealed the second of the four global BEV platforms planned for its future vehicle line-up, as part of its €50 billion investment over the next decade tow... Read More

From the Editor: Wait and watch, or walk the talk!

The global community stands at a critical juncture, facing the urgency of mitigating human-caused climate change. Nations around the world are taking measures to control the enviro... Read More

Expert’s Note: COP28 breakthroughs and India’s green hydrogen ambitions

COP28 this year was a good experience, with the event witnessing many breakthrough announcements, starting with the global community's announcement of tripling renewable capacity a... Read More

Fluence milestone: crosses 20 GWh of energy storage systems globally

Fluence Energy last week announced that the company had surpassed 20 GWh of deployed and contracted energy storage systems globally.  In a release, the company called this an ... Read More

SK On, Solid Power partner to speed up development of all-solid-state batteries

SK On, a leading electric vehicle manufacturer has signed an agreement with a US-based developer of solid-state batteries, Solid Power, to speed up the development of all-soli... Read More

Panasonic eyes productivity boost before third battery plant in North America

Panasonic might put its third battery plant in North America on hold and focus on boosting productivity instead, Group CEO Yuki Kusumi said in an interview. "I keep telling people ... Read More

Accelera, Daimler Truck, PACCAR plan 21 GWh battery plant in Mississippi

Cummins' zero-emission division 'Accelera', Daimler Truck, and PACCAR have finalized the location for their joint battery cell manufacturing facility as Marshall County, ... Read More

Green NCAP's 2023 winners are electric: 4 EVs scored high in energy efficiency

Green NCAP recently announced its Category Winners of 2023, in which the top performers in all categories turned out to be electric cars, except two categories meant only for petro... Read More

Cleantech Startups in the MENA Region

Cleantech startups in the MENA region are helping their countries transition towards a sustainable and low-carbon future. Backed by government-led initiatives, venture capital fund... Read More

International Battery Company raises $35 M; looks to expand its India giga factory

US-based lithium-ion battery maker, International Battery Company (IBC) has completed a Pre-Series A funding round and raised $35 million for building a lithium-ion cell manufactur... Read More

US DoE announces $131 mn for R&D in EV battery, charging systems

The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has announced more than $131 million for projects to advance research and development (R&D) in EV batteries and charging systems, ... Read More

IESA pre-Budget recommendations to strengthen India's energy security

The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA), the country's premier industry body for companies operating in the energy transition space, has submitted its pre-Budget recommendati... Read More

INOX Air Products signs MoU for 500,000 mtpa liquid ammonia plant in Maharashtra

INOX Air Products has recently signed an MoU with the Government of Maharashtra for setting up a 500,000 mtpa liquid ammonia production facility with a proposed outlay of... Read More

BYD to supply 1.1 GWh of batteries for 'world's largest' BESS project in Chile

Spanish RE developer Grenergy Renovables, which is developing its flagship BESS project 'Oasis de Atacama' in Chile, has signed recently a supply agreement with the ... Read More

GODI plans 12.5 Gwh cell factory in Telangana

GODI India Private Ltd has signed an MoU with Telangana to set up a 12.5 GWh cell manufacturing facility with an investment of ₹8,000 crore, the parties announced. The agreement wa... Read More

Hydrogen for sustainable aviation: Where are we now?

Hydrogen is emerging as a game-changing contender for innovation towards meaningful reduction in aircraft emissions. Real-life validation of its potentialities over the next few ye... Read More

Altair extends support to e-mobility simulation lab established at IIT Madras

Computational science and artificial intelligence (AI) tech firm Altair has announced its collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras to establish an e-... Read More

Clean Hydrogen Mission: Forging a united front to tackle climate change

About two-thirds of global emissions arise from transportation and hard-to-abate industries such as steel. Clean hydrogen serves as a promising solution for decarbonizing these sec... Read More

Decarbonizing healthcare: Envision to supply 200 GWh RE power to Roche, four others

Chinese greentech company Envision Energy has announced a three-year renewable energy supply with five global leading healthcare companies in a collaboration that helps decarbonize... Read More

The Year in Review: Stories that defined the cleantech industry in 2023

From multilateral climate talks at COP28 to the commissioning of groundbreaking cleantech projects, 2023 witnessed some momentous developments giving us hope and keeping alive the ... Read More

Northvolt secures $5 billion loan for the expansion of homegrown giga factory and battery recycling plant

Swedish battery manufacturer, Northvolt AB has secured a $5 billion loan package that will enable further expansion of its cell manufacturing and battery recycling plant ... Read More