distribution companies

India looks into privatising electricity distribution companies

COVID-19 has impacted the revenues of the electricity distribution companies in India, as such government is considering privatising the distributors.

Off-grid solar industry reflects on gains before COVID-19

Off-grid solar solutions are critical for the welfare of poor and rural households in East Africa, West Africa and Southern Asia, underlines a new report issued by GOGLA.
africa

India seeks bidders to implement ‘One Sun One World One Grid’

The Indian government invites proposals for the implementation of its 'One Sun One World One Grid' initiative, deadline for submissions is 6 July 2020.
South Africa

Germany to help India with its first-ever control reserve study

DNV GL has been contracted by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to conduct a major control reserve study for the southern region of India.
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Power China awarded $548 million, 600MW ZESCO solar contract

Zambia's state-owned utility ZESCO has awarded renewable energy developer Power China a $548 million contract for three 200MW grid-connected solar farms.
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World Bank helps Brazil to strengthen its energy sector

The World Bank has approved a $38 million loan to help Brazil to modernise and strengthen its energy sector and the mining industry.
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Russia’s world-first floating nuclear plant fully commissioned

One-of-a-kind floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) “Akademic Lomonosov” has been fully commissioned in Pevek, the Chukotka region in far east Russia.
energy conservation

Tata Power unveils ‘E-Learning Fridays’ energy conservation module

Tata Power has launched a digital platform to improve awareness of energy conservation amongst its customers.
Garissa

Amazon announces utility-scale solar projects in China, Australia and US

Amazon announced five renewable energy projects in China, Australia and the US that further support their commitment to reach 80% renewable energy by 2024.
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Hydropower associations unite on a post-COVID-19 recovery pathway

As the single largest source of renewable electricity, 16 hydropower associations have set out guiding principles for energy infrastructure policy recovery.

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