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Masdar seals agreement to develop 400 MW of solar in Armenia
The Abu Dhabi-based clean energy group has entered into a formal agreement with an investment fund to develop 400 MW of PV capacity in Armenia, with a projected investment of up to $320 million.
Dec 3, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, David Papazian, ANIF, floating PV, Europe, Asia, Armenia, United Arab Emirates, frv
Pacifico Energy has raised 266m USD for solar investment fund II
Pacifico Energy Solar Fund II launch has been completed successfully. The money raised will be used for acquisition of five Japan-based photovoltaic projects with a total capacity exceeding 216 megawatts.
Dec 3, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Japan, Asia, Pacifico Energy
300 MW of new solar for China’s 800 kV UHV transmission project
JinkoSolar has announced that it will supply 300 MW of its Tiger solar panels for what it describes as an ultra-high voltage demonstration plant in China’s Qinghai’s province. The project will be connected to an ultra-high voltage power line that State Grid Corp. of China is building to connect the far northwestern part of the country to the more heavily populated eastern provinces.
Nov 29, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Grids, China, JinkoSolar, Asia, mono perc, Kangping Chen
Enel hits 1.3GW of Mexican solar with launch of first bifacial-only plant
Enel Green Power hit a number of milestones as it switched on a large-scale solar plant in Mexico, taking its solar portfolio in the country past the 1.3GW mark.
Nov 29, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, America, Enel, subsidy-free solar, Mexico, North America, bifacial solar, egp
LONGi is to create a huge mono-crystalline ingot factory
One of the major Chinese photovoltaic manufacturers and developers, LONGi Green Energy, is going to construct a novel mono-crystalline Si ingot production facility with a capacity of 10 gigawatts. The fab will be located in Tengchong municipality, in the province of Yunnan.
Nov 29, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, China, Asia, LONGi, ingot, mono-crystalline
Invenergy joins local utility EPM to bring major boost to Colombian renewables
A major US renewable group and a local utility have teamed up to deploy a significant green energy pipeline in Colombia, providing another boost to the country’s nascent solar scene.
Nov 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, pv power plants, solar pv, South america, Latin america, Invenergy, North America, Colombia, large-scale solar, EPM, medellin
JA Solar returns to stock market listing in China
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, JA Solar has completed a buyout of a Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) listed company, after delisting from the NASDAQ in mid-2018.
Nov 28, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, China, SMSL, JA Solar, pv modules, c-si manufacturing, Asia, Trina Solar, monocrystalline wafer, shenzen
Modus Group completed 13.5 MW PV project in Ukraine
Green Genius, renewable energy company of the Lithuanian Modus Group, has implemented their first solar energy project in Ukraine.
Nov 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Ukraine, Europe, Green Genius, Lithuanian Modus Group
Ikea puts aside €200m for carbon-positive vision
The furniture brand has touted its plan for a sustainable future before. Now, ahead of the COP25 climate change conference, Ikea says it will spend €200 million improving raw material sourcing and realizing 100% clean energy supply for its production operations.
Nov 27, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Sweden, Europe, ikea, Torbjörn Lööf
Indonesia goes solar to power airport at future capital
A subsidiary of French power giant Total has signed a contract to supply rooftop PV to an airport in East Kalimantan province, which will be Indonesia's first airport to go solar and will cater for Indonesia's future capital in Borneo.
Nov 27, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Asia, Total, rooftop PV, Indonesia, sorsea, Gavin Adda
German court rules against SolarEdge in Huawei patent infringement case
Inverter manufacturer SolarEdge has been dealt a double blow after patent infringement proceedings brought against rival Huawei were thrown out and a European patent held by the firm was revoked.
Nov 27, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Inverters, SolarEdge, inverter, Huawei, patent
£5.2m invested in Virtu hybrid solar project developed by Naked Energy
The amount of £5.2m has been raised during the latest fundraising round for Naked Energy’s solar thermal hybrid project. Most of the sum was invested by Earthworm, environmental fund management company, in conjunction with a co-investor – energy holding Taqa.
Nov 27, 2019 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, Thermal, USA, North America, Virtu, Naked Energy
EDF to boost foothold in Egyptian PV via KarmSolar stake buy
EDF Renewables and Egyptian developer and supplier of solar power KarmSolar have signed a strategic partnership, helping the former continue its expansion into the African state.
Nov 26, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, pv power plants, solar pv, Asia, Africa, Benban, Egypt, EDF Renewables, KarmSolar, Ahmed Zahran
Mitsubishi-led consortium to scoop up European energy major Eneco in €4.1bn deal
A consortium featuring Mitsubishi and Japanese utility Chubu is set to buy out European energy major Eneco as Mitsubishi targets further European growth.
Nov 26, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Europe, Asia, Netherlands, mitsubishi, Eneco, shell, energy major, chubu, m&a
Grenergy seals 200MW solar supply agreement in Spain
Grenergy Renovables has penned a solar supply agreement with Spanish utility Galp, its first such agreement in the country.
Nov 26, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, Galp, pv power plants, solar pv, Europe, Grenergy Renovables
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