Solar Markets & Finance News

Canadian 400 MWac merchant solar plant protects funding
The project will operate at a profit in part thanks to an emissions plan introduced by the province of Alberta on January 1. The plant will have the ability to sell its carbon certificates.
Feb 4, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Canada, North America, Dan Balaban, Christian Skakkebaek
Coronavirus could trigger solar panel cost spike
The coronavirus outbreak in China could raise solar module costs in the near term as manufacturers have actually already begun experiencing wafer and solar glass shortages. Production rates are likewise being affected by an extended brand-new year holiday introduced by the authorities as a step to deal with the infection, and the requirement employees from infected areas quarantine themselves for two weeks.
Feb 4, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, China, Europe, Asia, solar panel, Coronavirus
Eskom looks for modules and installing structures for off-grid job
The South African utility is seeking deals for the supply of 1,383 320 W polycrystalline modules and installing structures, to be used for the construction of 4 off-grid PV projects at its proving ground.
Feb 4, 2020 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, Grids, tender, Africa, eskom, South Africa
CIP to Fund Development of Canada's Largest Solar Job
Greengate and CIP have entered into a contract to money the additional advancement of the Travers Solar job, the biggest solar task (to date) in Canada.
Feb 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Canada, North America, greengate, International, CIP
SECI concludes world's biggest renewables-plus-storage tender at Rs4.04/ kWh
Pumped hydro and battery jobs, paired with renewables, offer the world's lowest peak tidy electrical energy tariff. The tender, which received bids for 1.62 GW of capacity against the 1.2 GW sought, saw Greenko protect 900 MW of pumped storage capability and Restore Power 300 MW of battery storage.
Feb 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, India, SECI, tender, Asia, Pranav R Mehta
Capital Characteristics indications 100MW PPA with Indiana Municipal Power Company
Capital Characteristics' Tidy Energy Infrastructure (CEI) service has actually accepted a long-term PPA with Indiana Municipal Power Company (IMPA) in coordination with Tenaska. Per the terms of the PPA, IMPA will acquire 100MW of the power generated by a greenfield PV job in Indiana that is owned by Capital Dynamics.
Feb 4, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Capital Dynamics, USA, North America, Indiana
Lightsource BP signs financing, goes bifacial-plus-trackers for Spain debut
Lightsource BP has actually clinched a financing offer with London-headquartered bank NatWest to fund the development of its maiden Spanish solar jobs.
Feb 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Spain, bifacial, Lightsource BP, Europe, trackers, large-scale solar, Paul McCartie
Dominion Energy to sell electricity from its Virginian solar farm to Arlington and Amazon
One of the five world’s largest technology companies has concluded a power purchase agreement to buy nearly 70 percent of the electricity generated by a 120-megawatt Virginia-based solar park developed by Dominion Energy Inc.
Feb 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, Virginia, Dominion Energy, North America
Uzbekistan opens tendering process for 200 MW solar park
The task becomes part of the 1 GW solar program established by the government with the assistance of the Asian Advancement Bank. The solar park will remain in the Surkhandarya province, in the far southeast of the nation.
Feb 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, tender, Asia, Uzbekistan
ET Solar main shareholder files for insolvency
The relocation, by Taitong Industry Ltd, will come as a fresh blow to the Chinese module maker, which twice failed to go public-- in the U.S. and China-- and whose project advancement organisation suffered a battering in China when Beijing checked aids in 2018.
Feb 3, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, China, Asia, ET Solar, bankruptcy
Morocco kicks off tender for 400 MW solar park
The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy has started to pre-qualify developers for the first phase of the Noor PV II solar project.
Jan 31, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, pv power plants, Africa, Morocco
Investor buys Canada’s self-styled largest private solar PPA project
A solar project billed as one of the largest in Canada’s history has changed hands this year, with a Toronto-headquartered infrastructure investor named as the new majority owner.
Jan 31, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Canada, America, North America, alberta, obton, solar ppa, capstone
Coronavirus expected to impact solar industry supply chain – ROTH Capital
ROTH Capital Partners has told investors that the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus in China is likely to impact the solar industry supply chain, due to extended work stoppage in eight provinces, many being key solar manufacturing hubs, through February 9th.
Jan 31, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Canadian Solar, Q CELLS, Enphase Energy, SMSL, JA Solar, pv modules, c-si manufacturing, JinkoSolar, solaredge technologies, pv inverters, solar cell, Longi Green Energy Technology, Trina Solar, monocrystalline wafer
Capstone Infrastructure Acquires 51% Stake in 132 MW Solar Project
Capstone Infrastructure has announced that it has successfully acquired a 51 percent interest in the 132 MW Claresholm Solar Project from Perimeter Solar.
Jan 31, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, International, Anders Marcus, Capstone Infrastructure Corporation, Capstone Solar Project, David Eva
Captona acquires 24-MW New England solar portfolio
Captona announced it completed its 2019 renewable investment portfolio totaling 24 MW. Captona’s aggregate investments total close to 100 MW and continues to expand as the firm targets over 300 MW in wind, storage and solar in 2020.
Jan 30, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Captona, Rhode Island